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KRQB Roben-Hood Airport
Big Rapids, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 DECEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: RQB
Lat/Long: 43-43-21.5000N 085-30-14.6000W
43-43.358333N 085-30.243333W
43.7226389,-85.5040556
(estimated)
Elevation: 989.8 ft. / 301.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (2000)
From city: 2 miles NW of BIG RAPIDS, MI
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 49307

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RQB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: SAT 0800-1500, ALL MON-FRI 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 09 & 27; PAPI RWY 09 & 27; MIRL RWY 09/27 & 14/32 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: no, LDG FEE FOR COML ACFT WAIVED WITH MNM FUEL PURCHASE.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3P: 125.875 (231-796-0884)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 120.85/322.35 (WHITE CLOUD RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MOPr285/33.8MOUNT PLEASANT VOR/DME110.6005W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
100LL:AVBL H24 SELF SVC.
A+:SINGLE POINT & OVERWING AVBL.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 4300 x 75 ft. / 1311 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 20 /F/A/Y/T
Single wheel: 62.0
Double wheel: 87.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 43-43.472620N43-43.468953N
Longitude: 085-30.991908W085-30.016140W
Elevation: 989.5 ft.944.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 095 magnetic, 090 true275 magnetic, 270 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.33 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 DEGS RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
4-light PAPI on left (3.08 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 117 ft. tree, 2074 ft. from runway, 429 ft. right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 2699 x 75 ft. / 823 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 10 /F/A/Y/T
Single wheel: 37.0
Double wheel: 56.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 43-43.356037N43-43.001423N
Longitude: 085-30.013117W085-29.644150W
Elevation: 932.4 ft.924.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 148 magnetic, 143 true328 magnetic, 323 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: no
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none27 ft. tree, 718 ft. from runway, 99 ft. left of centerline, 19:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF BIG RAPIDS
CITY HALL, 226 N MICHIGAN AVE
BIG RAPIDS, MI 49307-1489
Phone 231-592-4045
Manager: STEVE SCHROEDER, FIRE CHIEF
21325 18 MILE RD
BIG RAPIDS, MI 49307-9721
Phone 231-796-5600
CITY HALL 231-679-1583.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 20
Single engine airplanes: 17
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 77/week *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2020

Additional Remarks

BIRDS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
ADMIN BLDG ACES: PRESS 5, THEN 3 & 2 SIMUL, THEN 1.
FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.

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 01 December 2022 at 0901Z to 29 December 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (213KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (138KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (248KB)

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KFFX - Fremont Municipal Airport (27 nm SW)
KCAD - Wexford County Airport (33 nm N)
48D - Clare Municipal Airport (34 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 04-Dec-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2812:28
Sunrise08:0013:00
Sunset17:0422:04
Evening civil twilight17:3722:37

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Dec-2022 16:39:44
Local (UTC-5)  04-Dec-2022 11:39:44
 
METAR
KRQB 041615Z AUTO 25009G17KT 10SM CLR 00/M06 A3007 RMK AO2 T00031056
TAF
KMBL 
46nm NW 
041120Z 0412/0512 25011G21KT P6SM FEW250 FM050000 23012G23KT P6SM SKC FM050300 23014G28KT P6SM SKC FM051100 23010G18KT P6SM FEW210
KMKG 
46nm SW 
041140Z 0412/0512 24014G22KT P6SM BKN250 FM050900 23012KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Roben-Hood Airport 231-796-5600
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, Aircraft maintenance, Pilot supplies, Courtesy transportation, ...

More info about Roben-Hood Airport
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100LL Jet A
SS $5.95 $6.40 
 Updated 29-Nov-2022
 
   3 read write
SS=Self service
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