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W87 Buzzwick Airport
Carleton, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 JANUARY 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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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): 133.675 (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 20-Jan-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2712:27
Sunrise07:5712:57
Sunset17:3222:32
Evening civil twilight18:0223:02

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Jan-2018 17:20:51
Local (UTC-5)  20-Jan-2018 12:20:51
 
METAR
KTTF 
5nm S 
201657Z AUTO 24014G17KT 10SM CLR 03/M03 A2995 RMK AO2 T00281030
KONZ 
11nm NE 
201655Z AUTO 25012G17KT 10SM CLR 04/M02 A2994 RMK AO2 T00401021
KDTW 
13nm N 
201653Z 24012KT 10SM FEW180 BKN240 04/M02 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP145 T00441022 $
KYIP 
15nm NW 
201653Z AUTO 22011KT 10SM CLR 04/M02 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP141 T00391017
KARB 
20nm NW 
734-668-7173
201653Z 21006KT 10SM CLR 03/M02 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP142 T00331022
TAF
KDTW 
13nm N 
201503Z 2015/2118 23013KT P6SM BKN200 FM210000 23007KT 5SM BR OVC020 FM211000 20005KT 4SM BR OVC010
KYIP 
15nm NW 
201139Z 2012/2112 22012KT P6SM BKN200 FM201600 23010G18KT P6SM FEW020 BKN200 FM210000 24007KT 5SM BR OVC020 FM211000 20005KT 4SM BR OVC010
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