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3TR Jerry Tyler Memorial Airport
Niles, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 3TR
Lat/Long: 41-50-09.2000N / 086-13-30.6000W
41-50.153333N / 086-13.510000W
41.8358889 / -86.2251667
(estimated)
Elevation: 750.4 ft. / 228.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (2010)
From city: 2 miles NE of NILES, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49120

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Pattern altitude: 2250.4 ft. MSL
TPA PISTON ACFT 1000 FT; TURBINE ACFT 1500 FT.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 15/33, REILS 15 & 33, PAPI RY 15 & 33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
SOUTH BEND APPROACH: 118.55 [0600-2300]
SOUTH BEND DEPARTURE: 118.55 [0600-2300]
WX ASOS at SBN (9 nm SW): PHONE 574-251-2652
WX AWOS-3 at EKM (12 nm SE): 124.475 (574-264-9002)
WX ASOS at BEH (20 nm NW): 121.55 (269-925-9008)
  • APCH & DEP CTL SVC PROVIDED BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON 127.55/263.1 (GOSHEN RCAG) WHEN SOUTH BEND APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GIJr046/5.8GIPPER VORTAC115.4000E
ELXr194/19.1KEELER VOR/DME116.6000E
GSHr335/20.6GOSHEN VORTAC113.7000E
OXIr032/36.2KNOX VOR/DME115.6000E
PMMr188/38.2PULLMAN VOR/DME112.1000E
AZOr232/38.4KALAMAZOO VOR/DME109.0001W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MISHA001/7.834103WSB ... -...
LA PORTE053/31.735603WIUL .. ..- .-..
STURGIS276/35.438204WIRS .. .-. ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 4100 x 75 ft. / 1250 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 25.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 41-50.409792N41-49.850575N
Longitude: 086-13.747948W086-13.242285W
Elevation: 741.4 ft.750.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 151 magnetic, 146 true331 magnetic, 326 true
Displaced threshold: 300 ft.no
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
RY 15 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 DEG RIGHT/LEFT OF CNTRLN.
4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
RY 33 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 3 DEG RIGHT/LEFT OF CNTRLN.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 58 ft. tree, lighted, 475 ft. from runway, 250 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 13:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
90 ft. trees, 1530 ft. from runway, 13:1 slope to clear

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 3316 x 55 ft. / 1011 x 17 m
Surface: asphalt, in poor condition
RY 04/22 PAVEMENT CRACKED & BROKEN.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 8.0
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 41-49.955927N41-50.409210N
Longitude: 086-13.733142W086-13.326252W
Elevation: 736.9 ft.741.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 039 magnetic, 034 true219 magnetic, 214 true
Displaced threshold: 898 ft.750 ft.
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 60 ft. trees, 282 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear
+6FT FENCE, 199 FT DSTC, 125 FT L.
47 ft. trees, 470 ft. from runway, 5:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 16:1 TO DSPLD THLD OVR 80 FT TREES, 1320 FT DSTC, 330 FT R; 21:1 BASED ON STRAIGHT OUT.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF NILES
333 SECOND ST. STE 301
NILES, MI 49120
Phone 269-683-4700
Manager: JOSEPH RAY
333 SECOND ST. STE 301, 508 EAST MAIN STREET
NILES, MI 49120
Phone 269-683-4700

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 31
Single engine airplanes: 26
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 57/week *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

RY 15 TRANSITION ZONE +51 OBSTN LGTD POLES.
TREES BTN RYS 04 & 33 BTN RYS 33 & 22 OBSTRUCT VIEW OF RY ENDS.
GCO AVBL ON FREQ 121.725 THRU SBN CD & FLT SVCS.

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 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (181KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (189KB)
VOR-A   download (157KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (122KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSBN - South Bend International Airport (9 nm SW)
C20 - Andrews University Airpark (9 nm NW)
C91 - Dowagiac Municipal Airport (10 nm NE)
KEKM - Elkhart Municipal Airport (12 nm SE)
KBEH - Southwest Michigan Regional Airport (20 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4809:48
Sunrise06:2010:20
Sunset21:0301:03
Evening civil twilight21:3501:35

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-May-2018 11:53:53
Local (UTC-4)  21-May-2018 07:53:53
 
METAR
KSBN 
9nm SW 
211054Z 10007KT 6SM BR SCT008 OVC120 15/14 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP212 T01500139
KEKM 
12nm SE 
211050Z 10006KT 4SM BR CLR 15/14 A3016 RMK AO2
KBEH 
20nm NW 
211123Z AUTO 07007KT 5SM BR FEW006 FEW080 OVC100 14/13 A3015 RMK AO2 T01440128 $
TAF
KSBN 
9nm SW 
210521Z 2106/2206 04005KT P6SM OVC025 FM211000 08006KT 4SM BR BKN008 OVC015 FM211200 11008KT 4SM TSRA SCT008 OVC020CB FM211500 11009KT 3SM -SHRA VCTS OVC015CB FM212300 13006KT P6SM VCSH BKN010 OVC020
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
City of Niles 269-683-4700
[web site]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Pilot supplies, ...

More info about City of Niles
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
SS $3.99 $2.98 
 Updated 16-May-2018
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at 3TR but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at 3TR.
Located at KSBN
Corporate Wings
ASRI 131.70
574-282-4200
[web site]
[email]
At KSBN (South Bend International Airport), 9 miles SSW

We are a Premium Full Service FBO

- INDOOR SECURE PARKING
- Daily 0600-2400
- 24 Hour service available
- Hangar up to G650
- Type I & IV de-ice anti-ice
- Conference Room
- Business Center
- Flight Planning facilities
- High Speed Wi-Fi
- Big Screen Smart TV's
- Rental Cars on site
- Courtesy cars
- Freight handling
- Charter screening available
- Closest FBO to the ND campus and downtown.
More info and photos of Corporate Wings (KSBN)
Located at KSBN
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.20 $5.10 
GUARANTEED
 
   23 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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