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24M Wilderness Airpark
Kent City, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 AUGUST 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: 24M
Lat/Long: 43-14-41.0870N 085-42-42.1520W
43-14.684783N 085-42.702533W
43.2447464,-85.7117089
(estimated)
Elevation: 785 ft. / 239 m (estimated)
Variation: 04W (1990)
From city: 3 miles NE of KENT CITY, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49330

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1993
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-AV at 8D4 (7 nm S): 132.95
WX AWOS-3 at FFX (17 nm NW): 118.775 (231-928-0715)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HICr180/19.8WHITE CLOUD VOR/DME117.6001W
VIOr345/29.1VICTORY VOR/DME115.9504W

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 2543 x 100 ft. / 775 x 30 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge markings: RWY 09/27 & DSPLD THLSDS MKD WITH 3 FT YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 537 ft.335 ft.
Obstructions: 40 ft. trees, 60 ft. left of centerline
APCH RATIO 10:1 AT DSPLCD THLD BASED ON 60 FT TREES 609 FT DSTC123 FT L, 20:1 BASED ON STRAIGHT OUT.
15 ft. road, 10 ft. from runway
APCH RATIO 18:1 AT DSPLCD THLD BASED ON 39 FT TREES 710 FT DSTC 20 FT R.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: WILDERNESS AIRPARK ASSOCIATION
C/O RONALD FRITZ, 15401 SPARTA AVE
KENT CITY, MI 49330-9763
Phone 616-678-5012
Manager: RONALD FRITZ
15401 SPARTA AVE., 15387 SPARTA AVE.
KENT CITY, MI 49330-9763
Phone 616-678-5012
AMGR LIVES ON ARPT.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 5
Single engine airplanes: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 67/month *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

NO SNOW REMOVAL. ARPT CLOSED NOV-APRIL & WHEN SNOW COVERED EXCEPT FOR SKI EQUIPPED ACFT.
FOR CD CTC GREAT LAKES APCH AT 269-459-3344, WHEN APCH CLSD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.
BIRDS AND DEER ON AND INVOF RWY.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 24M.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

8D4 - Paul C Miller-Sparta Airport (7 nm S)
KFFX - Fremont Municipal Airport (17 nm NW)
6D6 - Greenville Municipal Airport (21 nm E)
13C - Lakeview Airport/Griffith Field (23 nm NE)
KGRR - Gerald R Ford International Airport (23 nm S)
 
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Aerial photo
WARNING: Photo may not be current or correct
Aerial photo of 24M (Wilderness Airpark)
Photo by Kevin Jarchow, 1st LT CAP
Grand Rapids Senior Squadron (MI-190)
Michigan Wing
U.S. Air Force Auxiliary
Photo taken 29-Dec-2009

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2310:23
Sunrise06:5410:54
Sunset20:3900:39
Evening civil twilight21:1001:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Aug-2022 00:44:14
Local (UTC-4)  19-Aug-2022 20:44:14
 
METAR
KFFX 
17nm NW 
200035Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 24/16 A2996 RMK AO2 T02370159
KMKG 
23nm W 
192355Z 17006KT 10SM SCT250 26/16 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP138 T02610156 10283 20261 56007
KGRR 
23nm S 
192353Z 17004KT 10SM FEW040 SCT100 SCT250 26/17 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP144 CB DSNT NE MOV NE 60000 T02560167 10283 20256 56004
KRQB 
30nm N 
200035Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/17 A2998 RMK AO2 T02130165
KY70 
34nm SE 
200035Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/17 A2998 RMK AO2 T02210171
TAF
KMKG 
23nm W 
191738Z 1918/2018 21010KT P6SM BKN070 FM192100 20008KT P6SM FEW250 FM200000 16005KT P6SM SCT250 FM200400 14006KT P6SM SCT050 BKN080 FM201300 16006KT 4SM -SHRA BR OVC060
KGRR 
23nm S 
191738Z 1918/2018 21011KT P6SM VCSH BKN040 BKN250 FM191900 19008KT P6SM VCSH BKN050 FM200200 15005KT P6SM SCT050 FM201200 18006KT P6SM OVC080 FM201500 19004KT 4SM -SHRA BR OVC060
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