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40C Watervliet Municipal Airport
Watervliet, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 OCTOBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: 40C
Lat/Long: 42-12-02.5982N 086-14-57.7160W
42-12.043303N 086-14.961933W
42.2007217,-86.2493656
(estimated)
Elevation: 658 ft. / 201 m (estimated)
Variation: 03W (1985)
From city: 1 mile NE of WATERVLIET, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49098

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1950
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RWY 02/20 SS-SR - CTAF.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX ASOS at BEH (9 nm SW): 121.55 (269-925-9008)
WX AWOS-3 at LWA (9 nm N): 118.025 (269-637-7016)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ELXr301/6.6KEELER VOR/DME116.6000E
PMMr202/17.2PULLMAN VOR/DME112.1000E
GIJr007/26.1GIPPER VORTAC115.4000E
AZOr267/31.0KALAMAZOO VOR/DME109.0001W

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 2600 x 200 ft. / 792 x 61 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: RWY & DTHR MKD WITH 3 FT YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 42-11.876833N42-12.292167N
Longitude: 086-15.002833W086-14.863500W
Elevation: 653.0 ft.658.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 017 magnetic, 014 true197 magnetic, 194 true
Displaced threshold: 600 ft.800 ft.
Obstructions: 70 ft. trees, 125 ft. right of centerline
APCH RATIO 8:1 AT DTHR OVR 70 FT TREES, 600 FT DIST, 125 FT R; 16:1 BASED ON STRAIGHT OUT OVR 82 FT TREE, 1330 FT DIST, 60 FT L.
70 ft. trees, 320 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 4:1 AT DTHR OVR 98 FT TREES, 392 FT DIST, 165 FT L; 20:1 BASED ON STRAIGHT OUT OVR 72 FT TREES, 1495 FT DIST, 100 FT L.

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 1540 x 200 ft. / 469 x 61 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: DEFINED BY MOWING.
Operational restrictions: LCL USE ONLY; NOT STATE LICENCED.
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 42-11.939833N42-12.007667N
Longitude: 086-15.174833W086-14.846167W
Elevation: 656.0 ft.656.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: 69 ft. trees, 345 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear60 ft. trees, 120 ft. right of centerline
APCH RATIO 20:1 AT DTHR OVR 50 FT TREES, 1000 FT DIST, 0 FT B.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: WATERVLIET TOWNSHIP
4959 M140 HWY
WATERVLIET, MI 49098-9707
Phone 616-463-5113
Manager: ROBERT P LOHR
4959 M140 HWY
WATERVLIET, MI 49098-9707
Phone 269-757-1180

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 20
Single engine airplanes: 19
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 31/week *
61% transient general aviation
39% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2019

Additional Remarks

RWY 02/20 & 07/25 SOFT WHEN WET & DRG SPRING DUE TO POOR DRAINAGE.
UAS, ULTRALIGHT, & PWRD PRCHT ACT.
HOSP HLP 1 NM S.
FOR CD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 40C.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBEH - Southwest Michigan Regional Airport (9 nm SW)
KLWA - South Haven Area Regional Airport (9 nm N)
C91 - Dowagiac Municipal Airport (14 nm SE)
C20 - Andrews University Airpark (16 nm S)
3TR - Jerry Tyler Memorial Airport (22 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-Oct-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:4411:44
Sunrise08:1312:13
Sunset18:4522:45
Evening civil twilight19:1423:14

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Oct-2020 03:07:02
Local (UTC-4)  26-Oct-2020 23:07:02
 
METAR
KBEH 
8nm SW 
270300Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT030 OVC035 06/00 A3030 RMK AO2 T00560000
KLWA 
9nm N 
270255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT029 BKN038 OVC090 04/02 A3030 RMK AO2 T00370019
TAF
KSBN 
30nm S 
261731Z 2618/2718 34008KT 6SM -SHRA BKN015 OVC035 FM270000 35004KT P6SM OVC035 TEMPO 2706/2710 OVC025
KAZO 
31nm E 
261740Z 2618/2718 34008KT P6SM VCSH SCT015 OVC025 TEMPO 2618/2622 BKN015 FM262300 35004KT P6SM SCT025 BKN040 FM270200 33003KT P6SM SCT040 BKN250 FM271000 00000KT 3SM BR SCT005 FM271400 26007KT P6SM VCSH BKN035
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