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40C Watervliet Municipal Airport
Watervliet, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 JULY 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: 40C
Lat/Long: 42-12-00.1370N / 086-15-00.0800W
42-12.002283N / 086-15.001333W
42.2000381 / -86.2500222
(estimated)
Elevation: 656 ft. / 200 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

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

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MALLY037/5.239704WBE -... .

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 markings: RY 02/20 & DSPLCD THLD MKD WITH 3 FT YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 42-11.828000N42-12.237000N
Longitude: 086-15.068167W086-14.918333W
Elevation: 656.0 ft.656.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 603 ft.771 ft.
Obstructions: 70 ft. trees, 125 ft. right of centerline
APCH RATIO 10:1 AT DSPLCD THR OVR 60 FT TREES, 600 FT DSTC, 125 FT R, 20:1 BASED BASED ON STRAIGHT OUT OVR 66 FT TREES, 1325 FT DSTC, 0B.
70 ft. trees, 320 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 4:1 AT DSPLCD THLD OVR 98 FT TREES, 392 FT DSTC, 165 L, 20:1 BASED ON STRAIGHT OUT OVR 70 FT TREES, 1400 FT DSTC, 100 FT L.

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 1975 x 200 ft. / 602 x 61 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: RWY 07/25 DEFINED BY MOWING
Operational restrictions: LOCAL USE ONLY.
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 DSPLCD THLD OVR 50 FT TREES, 1000 FT DSTC, 0B.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: WATERVLIET TOWNSHIP
4959 M140 HWY, P O BOX 384
WATERVLIET, MI 49098
Phone 616-463-5113
Manager: ROBERT P. LOHR
4959 M140 HWY, 4959 M140 HWY
WATERVLIET, MI 49098
Phone 269-757-1180

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 20
Single engine airplanes: 18
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 31/week *
61% transient general aviation
39% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

RYS 02/20 & 07/25 SOFT WHEN WET & DURING SPRING; RYS HAVE POOR DRAINAGE.
RC MODEL ACFT, ULTRALIGHT, AND POWER PARACHUTE ACTIVITY.
RWY 07/25 LOCAL USE ONLY.

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-Jul-2017
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0110:01
Sunrise06:3310:33
Sunset21:1001:10
Evening civil twilight21:4201:42

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Jul-2017 01:28:22
Local (UTC-4)  26-Jul-2017 21:28:22
 
METAR
KBEH 
8nm SW 
270053Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM CLR 26/20 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP153 T02560200
KLWA 
9nm N 
270116Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT039 24/22 A2999 RMK AO2 T02410223
TAF
KSBN 
30nm S 
261732Z 2618/2718 22007KT P6SM SCT250 FM262200 19006KT P6SM BKN200 FM270600 19005KT P6SM VCTS BKN090CB FM271200 VRB03KT P6SM OVC070
KAZO 
31nm E 
261737Z 2618/2718 18010KT P6SM BKN140 BKN250 FM270200 18004KT P6SM BKN200 FM270600 VRB03KT P6SM BKN050 BKN110 FM271200 15004KT P6SM BKN050 FM271400 10005KT P6SM BKN025
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