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24M Wilderness Airpark
Kent City, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 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 -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-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 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 26-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3609:36
Sunrise06:1010:10
Sunset21:1001:10
Evening civil twilight21:4401:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-May-2018 21:30:17
Local (UTC-4)  26-May-2018 17:30:17
 
METAR
KFFX 
17nm NW 
262116Z AUTO 24010KT 7SM CLR 29/18 A2973 RMK AO2 T02850182
KMKG 
23nm W 
262055Z 23008KT 10SM FEW035 FEW250 23/16 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP077 T02280161 58004
KGRR 
23nm S 
262053Z 23011KT 10SM FEW040 FEW250 29/18 A2975 RMK AO2 SLP069 CB DSNT NE AND DSNT SE MOV E T02890183 58009
KRQB 
30nm N 
262115Z AUTO 24010KT 10SM SCT050 29/16 A2972 RMK AO2 T02890164
KY70 
34nm SE 
262115Z AUTO 22008KT 10SM SCT042 29/18 A2973 RMK AO2 T02910175
TAF
KMKG 
23nm W 
261747Z 2618/2718 25008KT P6SM SCT250 FM270100 VRB03KT P6SM BKN250 FM270900 VRB03KT 5SM BR SCT250 FM271300 21005KT P6SM SCT250 FM271700 23008KT P6SM SCT250
KGRR 
23nm S 
261747Z 2618/2718 25008KT P6SM SCT035 SCT250 FM270100 27004KT P6SM BKN250 FM270900 VRB03KT 5SM BR SCT250 FM271300 21005KT P6SM SCT250 FM271700 24008KT P6SM SCT250
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