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3TR Jerry Tyler Memorial Airport
Niles, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MARCH 2023

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
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 15 & 33; PAPI RWY 15 & 33; MIRL RWY 15/33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
SOUTH BEND APPROACH: 118.55
SOUTH BEND DEPARTURE: 118.55
WX ASOS at SBN (9 nm SW): 120.675 (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 SVC PRVDD 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
MISHA003/7.834105WSB ... -...
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 poor condition
NMRS CRACKS IN PAVEMENT.
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.
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: 60 ft. tree, lighted, 475 ft. from runway, 250 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 14:1 TO DTHR.
100 ft. trees, 1530 ft. from runway, 480 ft. left and right of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 3316 x 55 ft. / 1011 x 17 m
Surface: asphalt, in poor condition
CRACKED & BROKEN PAVEMENT.
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.
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: 56 ft. trees, 280 ft. from runway, 133 ft. left of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear
6 FT FENCE, 199 FT DIST, 125 FT L.
45 ft. trees, 440 ft. from runway, 149 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 16:1 TO DTHR OVR 80 FT TREES, 1320 FT DIST, 330 FT R; 17:1 BASED ON STRAIGHT OUT.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF NILES
333 N 2ND ST STE 301
NILES, MI 49120-2258
Phone 269-683-4700
Manager: JOSEPH RAY
333 N 2ND ST STE 301
NILES, MI 49120-2258
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

RWY 15 TRSN ZONE +51 FT 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.
FOR CD IF UNA VIA GCO CTC SOUTH BEND APCH AT 574-251-2609. WHEN SOUTH BEND APCH CLSD, FOR CD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.

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 23 March 2023 at 0901Z to 20 April 2023 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (200KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (212KB)
VOR-A   download (174KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (327KB)

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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Aerial photo of 3TR (Jerry Tyler Memorial Airport)
Photo © 2005 Karla Scott, New Carlisle, IN
Taken in 2005

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 30-Mar-2023
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0411:04
Sunrise07:3211:32
Sunset20:0700:07
Evening civil twilight20:3500:35

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  30-Mar-2023 19:26:24
Local (UTC-4)  30-Mar-2023 15:26:24
 
METAR
KSBN 
9nm SW 
301854Z 17009KT 10SM CLR 07/M07 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP246 T00721072
KEKM 
12nm SE 
301915Z VRB05KT 10SM CLR 07/M08 A3023 RMK AO2 T00751078
KBEH 
20nm NW 
301853Z AUTO 14010KT 110V170 10SM CLR 08/M07 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP239 T00781067
TAF
KSBN 
9nm SW 
301735Z 3018/3118 16009KT P6SM BKN090 FM310500 19015KT P6SM VCSH BKN070 WS020/21060KT
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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
SS $5.26 
 Updated 23-Mar-2023
 
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SS=Self service
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