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24M Wilderness Airpark
Kent City, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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-A at 8D4 (7 nm S): 132.95 (616-887-2039)
WX AWOS-3 at FFX (17 nm NW): 118.775 (231-928-0715)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MKGr073/15.0MUSKEGON VORTAC115.2001W
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 15:1 AT DSPLCD THLD BASED ON 41 FT TREES 625 FT DSTC 50 FT R/L.

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 2015

Additional Remarks

ARPT CLOSED NOV-APR WHEN SNOW COVERED EXCEPT FOR SKI EQUIPPED ACFT. NO SNOW REMOVAL.
NO SNOW REMOVAL. ARPT CLOSED NOV-APRIL & WHEN SNOW COVERED EXCEPT FOR SKI EQUIPPED ACFT.

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
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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 21-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0412:04
Sunrise07:3312:33
Sunset18:2023:20
Evening civil twilight18:4923:49

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Feb-2018 05:53:45
Local (UTC-5)  21-Feb-2018 00:53:45
 
METAR
KFFX 
17nm NW 
210535Z AUTO 31013G17KT 10SM OVC007 01/M01 A3012 RMK AO2 T00081006
KMKG 
23nm W 
210539Z AUTO 32009G17KT 10SM -RA OVC012 01/M01 A3014 RMK AO2 P0002 T00111011
KGRR 
23nm S 
210453Z 29008KT 6SM -RA BR BKN008 OVC014 04/04 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP189 LAST P0006 T00440039 401720044 $
KRQB 
30nm N 
210535Z AUTO 30009KT 7SM OVC006 01/00 A3008 RMK AO2 T00110000
KY70 
34nm SE 
210535Z AUTO 28011KT 10SM -RA BKN007 OVC024 04/04 A3008 RMK AO2 P0001 T00430040
TAF
KMKG 
23nm W 
210145Z 2102/2124 31010KT 6SM -RA BR OVC012 FM210800 31010KT P6SM OVC015 FM211200 33010KT P6SM SCT025 BKN040
KGRR 
23nm S 
210255Z 2103/2124 28012G20KT 6SM RA BR OVC006 FM210600 30010KT 4SM -RASN BR OVC007 FM211000 31011KT P6SM -SN OVC015 FM211400 32011KT P6SM SCT025 BKN040
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