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Y31 West Branch Community Airport
West Branch, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: Y31
Lat/Long: 44-14-41.3260N / 084-10-47.3135W
44-14.688767N / 084-10.788558W
44.2448128 / -84.1798093
(estimated)
Elevation: 882.9 ft. / 269.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06W (1985)
From city: 3 miles SE of WEST BRANCH, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 48661

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700, ALL SAT-SUN BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT
FOR ATTENDANT AFT HRS CALL 989-345-1453; SVC CHARGE.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWYS 09 & 27; PAPI RWYS 09 & 27; MIRL RWY 09/27 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3P: 119.575 (989-787-1100)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 125.475/269.45 (OSCODA RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CGGr144/(35.2)GRAYLING VOR109.8006W
ASPr257/35.9AU SABLE VOR/DME116.1007W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 5000 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 26.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 44-14.680633N44-14.696900N
Longitude: 084-11.360850W084-10.216267W
Elevation: 882.9 ft.861.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 095 magnetic, 089 true275 magnetic, 269 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 74 ft. trees, 1760 ft. from runway, 21:1 slope to clear90 ft. trees, 2250 ft. from runway, 22:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CO OGEMAW CITY W BRANCH
121 N 4TH ST
WEST BRANCH, MI 48661
Phone (989) 345-0500
WEST BRANCH CITY MGR.
Manager: BEN EVERGREEN
1519 AIRPORT RD., P.O. BOX 183
WEST BRANCH, MI 48661
Phone 989-345-1453

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 24
Single engine airplanes: 22
Multi engine airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 102/week *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
ADMIN BLDG ACCESS, 5-3-2-1-#.

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 11 October 2018 at 0901Z to 8 November 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (210KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (184KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply **CHANGED**   download (52KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (122KB)

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KGDW - Gladwin Zettel Memorial Airport (21 nm SW)
KHTL - Roscommon County - Blodgett Memorial Airport (22 nm W)
6D9 - Iosco County Airport (33 nm E)
48D - Clare Municipal Airport (35 nm SW)
KIKW - Jack Barstow Airport (35 nm S)
 
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Photo taken 13-Jun-2007

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Oct-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:3311:33
Sunrise08:0312:03
Sunset18:3922:39
Evening civil twilight19:0923:09

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Oct-2018 16:47:33
Local (UTC-4)  23-Oct-2018 12:47:33
 
METAR
KY31 231635Z AUTO 32015G22KT 10SM SCT027 BKN034 OVC041 08/02 A3013 RMK AO2 T00830015
TAF
KMBS 
43nm S 
231120Z 2312/2412 31014G22KT P6SM SCT025 BKN040 TEMPO 2312/2315 BKN025 FM240000 32010KT P6SM BKN040 FM240400 31007KT P6SM SCT045
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Evergreen Aviation 989-345-1453
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100LL Jet A
SS $5.10 $4.66 
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