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KTVC Cherry Capital Airport
Traverse City, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 OCTOBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: TVC
Lat/Long: 44-44-29.7000N 085-34-54.7000W
44-44.495000N 085-34.911667W
44.7415833,-85.5818611
(estimated)
Elevation: 623.7 ft. / 190.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (1985)
From city: 2 miles S of TRAVERSE CITY, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49686

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: TVC (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0400-0100
DURG HRS WHEN ARPT IS UNATNDD CALL ARPT OPNS 231-313-0928. FOR FBO HRS OF OPS CALL 231-929-1126.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN TWR CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 10 AND 28; REIL RWY 36; HIRL RWY 10/28, MIRL RWY 18/36 - CTAF. PAPI RWY 10 AND RWY 28, VASI RWY 18 AND RWY 36 OPR CONSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: ARPT CLSD TO UNSKED ACR ACFT WITH OVER 30 PSGR SEATS WO 48 HOUR PRIOR PERMISSION - CALL 231-947-2250.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.2
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 119.175
WX ASOS: 119.175 (231-486-2920)
TRAVERSE CITY GROUND: 121.8 348.6 [0700 - 2100 EST; 0700 - 2200 EDT]
TRAVERSE CITY TOWER: 124.2 348.6 [0700 - 2100 EST; 0700 - 2200 EDT]
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON 132.9/338.3 (TRAVERSE CITY RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TVCr345/4.6TRAVERSE CITY VOR/DME114.6002W
CGGr282/(36.6)GRAYLING VOR109.8006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GWENN279/6.536505WTV - ...-
GRAYLING275/32.135906WGYG --. -.-- --.
CHARLEVOIX206/36.139205WCVX -.-. ...- -..-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
100LL SELF SVC FUEL AVBL WITH CREDIT CARD DURG FBO HRS ONLY.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 7016 x 150 ft. / 2138 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 56 /F/A/X/T
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 230.0
Double tandem: 440.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 44-44.471010N44-44.396247N
Longitude: 085-35.451542W085-33.834950W
Elevation: 623.7 ft.606.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 099 magnetic, 094 true279 magnetic, 274 true
Declared distances: TORA:7016 TODA:7016 ASDA:7016 LDA:7016TORA:7016 TODA:7016 ASDA:7016 LDA:7016
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
OPERATES CONTINUOUSLY.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
OPERATES CONTINUOUSLY.
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lightsMALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 71 ft. tree, 3980 ft. from runway, 740 ft. right of centerline440 ft. tower, lighted, 16670 ft. from runway, 2350 ft. left of centerline, 37:1 slope to clear

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 5378 x 150 ft. / 1639 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 31 /F/A/X/T
Single wheel: 70.0
Double wheel: 110.0
Double tandem: 190.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 44-45.016835N44-44.131795N
Longitude: 085-35.261257W085-35.265005W
Elevation: 616.8 ft.623.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 185 magnetic, 180 true005 magnetic, 000 true
Displaced threshold: 272 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:5378 TODA:5378 ASDA:5108 LDA:4838TORA:5378 TODA:5378 ASDA:5108 LDA:5108
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
OPERATES CONTINUOUSLY.
4-box VASI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
OPERATES CONTINUOUSLY.
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 66 ft. tree, 1210 ft. from runway, 150 ft. left of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE FROM RY 18 DSPCD THLD IS 19:1.
62 ft. tree, 1600 ft. from runway, 425 ft. left of centerline, 22:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: GRAND TRAVERSE & LEELANAU CO
NORTHWESTERN RGNL ARPT CMSN
TRAVERSE CITY, MI 49686
Phone 231-947-2250
Manager: KEVIN C. KLEIN, A.A.E.
727 FLY DON'T DRIVE
TRAVERSE CITY, MI 49686
Phone 231-947-2250

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 107
Single engine airplanes: 80
Multi engine airplanes: 17
Jet airplanes: 4
Helicopters: 6
    
Aircraft operations: avg 232/day *
38% local general aviation
35% transient general aviation
11% commercial
9% air taxi
7% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

ALL ACFT CHRGD OVNGT RAMP PRKG FEE EXC MIL. ALL ACFT CHRGD LNDG FEE EXC PVT OWNED, SINGLE ENGINE ACFT.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -20C.
NO GENERAL AVN ACFT ON THE AIR CARRIER RAMP.
BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT.
SNOW REMOVAL OPNS IN PROGRESS WINTER MONTHS; SNOW COMMAND WILL BE MONITORING CTAF DURING NON-ATCT HOURS. ACFT LNDG/DEPARTING TVC SHOULD ANNOUNCE THEIR INTENTIONS ON CTAF WHEN ATCT CLSD.
TWY C-1/C-2 EAST OF TWY C NOT AVBL TO ACR ACFT.
FLIGHT CREWS SHOULD READ BACK ALL ADZY INFO PRVDD BY SNOW COMMAND.
ARPT SFC COND UNMON BTN 0100 - 0400.
USCG - PPR CTC TRAVERSE CITY FM 21 PRIMARY, 345.0 SECONDARY 15 MINS PRIOR TO ENTERING CG RAMP.
PARASAILING OPNS 1.5 NM NORTHEAST OF ARPT FROM MEMORIAL DAY TO LABOR DAY 600 FT AGL FROM SR-SS DAILY.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 10 October 2019 at 0901Z to 7 November 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 28   download (330KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (276KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (231KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (231KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (297KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (272KB)
VOR-A   download (207KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (40KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (221KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KACB - Antrim County Airport (22 nm NE)
KFKS - Frankfort Dow Memorial Field (27 nm W)
KCAD - Wexford County Airport (29 nm S)
KCVX - Charlevoix Municipal Airport (36 nm N)
KGOV - Grayling Army Airfield (37 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Oct-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:3711:37
Sunrise08:0712:07
Sunset18:4722:47
Evening civil twilight19:1723:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Oct-2019 16:15:29
Local (UTC-4)  21-Oct-2019 12:15:29
 
METAR
KTVC 211553Z 12007KT 10SM SCT085 OVC140 12/08 A2974 RMK AO2 SLP074 T01220083
TAF
KTVC 211135Z 2112/2212 10008KT P6SM BKN060 WS010/14035KT FM211500 12013G24KT P6SM OVC120 FM211700 13016G28KT P6SM VCSH OVC080 FM212000 13020G34KT 6SM -SHRA OVC040 WS020/14055KT FM212200 14019G33KT 5SM -SHRA OVC030 WS020/14055KT FM220100 16014G26KT 5SM -SHRA OVC027 FM220200 17013G24KT 6SM -SHRA OVC070 FM220400 18011G22KT P6SM BKN100
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 Avflight Traverse City
UNICOM 122.95
231-929-1126
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[email]
AVFLIGHT TRAVERSE CITY
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100LL Jet A
AS $4.40 --- 
FS $5.15 $6.34 
 Updated 09-Oct-2019
 
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