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W87 Buzzwick Airport
Carleton, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: W87
Lat/Long: 42-01-02.8326N / 083-22-24.9453W
42-01.047210N / 083-22.415755W
42.0174535 / -83.3735959
(estimated)
Elevation: 610 ft. / 186 m (estimated)
Variation: 05W (1985)
From city: 3 miles S of CARLETON, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 48117

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1973
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IRREG
NO SNOW REMOVAL
Pattern altitude: 1610 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at TTF (5 nm SW): 119.075 (734-384-0259)
WX AWOS-3 at ONZ (11 nm NE): 119.675 (734-692-9686)
WX ASOS at DTW (12 nm N): PHONE 734-955-5015
WX ASOS at YIP (15 nm NW): 132.35 (734-485-9056)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CRLr119/4.2CARLETON VOR/DME115.7003W
DXOr188/11.7DETROIT VOR/DME113.4006W
SVMr160/25.4SALEM VORTAC114.3003W
YQGr246/28.0WINDSOR VOR/DME113.8006W
VWVr021/36.0WATERVILLE VOR/DME113.1002W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GROSSE ILE250/11.041907WRYS .-. -.-- ...
TECUMSEH098/22.923906WTCU - -.-. ..-
ADRIAN080/32.627806WADG .- -.. --.
PORT CLINTON330/37.542307WPCW .--. -.-. .--

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 2575 x 60 ft. / 785 x 18 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge markings: RY 18/36 MKD WITH 3 FT YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 42-01.286667N42-00.862500N
Longitude: 083-22.335000W083-22.321667W
Elevation: 609.0 ft.606.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 1000 ft.no
Obstructions: 30 ft. pline, marked, 15 ft. from runway
APCH RATIO 20:1 AT DSPLCD THLD; CONTROLLING OBSTN +39FT TREE 40 FT LEFT 800 FT.
70 ft. trees, 2400 ft. from runway, 34:1 slope to clear

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 1920 x 60 ft. / 585 x 18 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge markings: 09/27 THLDS MKD WITH TIRES; RY 09 DSPLCD THLD MKD WITH 3 YELLOW TIRES EACH SIDE.
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 42-01.013000N42-01.008000N
Longitude: 083-22.745000W083-22.321000W
Elevation: 610.0 ft.610.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 660 ft.no
Obstructions: 15 ft. pline, marked, 5 ft. from runway
APCH RATIO 8:1 AT DSPLCD THLD; CTLG OBSTN +66 FT TREES 60 FT L, 567 FT DSTC.
55 ft. trees, 1326 ft. from runway, 25:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: MITCHELL NOBLE
400 E. LABO
CARLETON, MI 48117
Phone (734) 664-6850
Manager: MITCHELL NOBLE
400 E. LABO
CARLETON, MI 48117
Phone (734) 664-8850

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 4
Single engine airplanes: 4
    
Aircraft operations: 100/year *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

RYS 27 & 36 APCH MAY BE OBSTRUCTED BY 6 FT CORN CROP DURING GROWING SEASON.
ARPT ENTRANCE OFF LABO RD.
FOR CD CTC DETROIT APCH AT 800-499-8181.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at W87.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTTF - Custer Airport (5 nm SW)
KONZ - Grosse Ile Municipal Airport (11 nm NE)
KDTW - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (12 nm N)
KYIP - Willow Run Airport (15 nm NW)
1D2 - Canton-Plymouth-Mettetal Airport (20 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3209:32
Sunrise06:0510:05
Sunset20:5600:56
Evening civil twilight21:2901:29

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-May-2018 10:02:01
Local (UTC-4)  26-May-2018 06:02:01
 
METAR
KTTF 
5nm S 
260939Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/14 A2977 RMK AO2 T01840141
KONZ 
11nm NE 
260955Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT085 19/14 A2977 RMK AO2 T01860140
KDTW 
13nm N 
260953Z 21005KT 9SM FEW085 SCT140 BKN200 19/13 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP078 T01890128
KYIP 
15nm NW 
260953Z 24007KT 10SM CLR 20/13 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP076 T02000133
KARB 
20nm NW 
734-668-7173
260953Z AUTO 20004KT 10SM CLR 16/14 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP079 T01560144
TAF
KDTW 
13nm N 
260527Z 2606/2712 VRB03KT P6SM BKN200 FM261100 21004KT P6SM VCSH SCT070 BKN200 FM261500 22008KT P6SM VCTS SCT050CB SCT100 BKN200 FM262000 18008KT P6SM VCTS BKN050CB BKN100 BKN200 FM270100 16004KT P6SM SCT150
KYIP 
15nm NW 
260527Z 2606/2706 VRB03KT P6SM BKN200 FM261100 21004KT P6SM VCSH SCT070 BKN200 FM261500 22008KT P6SM VCTS SCT050CB SCT100 BKN200 FM262000 18008KT P6SM VCTS BKN050CB BKN100 BKN200 FM270100 16004KT P6SM SCT150
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