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49G Wend Valley Airport
Charlotte, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 49G
Lat/Long: 42-34-40.6200N / 084-54-32.4450W
42-34.677000N / 084-54.540750W
42.5779500 / -84.9090125
(estimated)
Elevation: 859 ft. / 261.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (1985)
From city: 3 miles NW of CHARLOTTE, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 48813

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1972
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CLEVELAND 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-3 at FPK (4 nm E): 118.075 (517-543-2288)
WX ASOS at LAN (19 nm NE): 119.75 (517-908-8494)
WX AWOS-3 at RMY (20 nm S): 120.025 (269-781-9070)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LANr233/12.5LANSING VORTAC110.8005W
JXNr319/27.6JACKSON VOR/DME109.6005W
VIOr120/28.8VICTORY VOR/DME115.9504W
LFDr353/31.6LITCHFIELD VOR/DME111.2005W
AZOr055/35.1KALAMAZOO VOR/DME109.0001W

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 1800 x 100 ft. / 549 x 30 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge markings: RY 18/36 & RY 36 DSPLCD THR MKD WITH 3 FT YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 42-34.825667N42-34.529000N
Longitude: 084-54.541667W084-54.539833W
Elevation: 857.0 ft.858.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 600 ft.no
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: 78 ft. trees, 960 ft. from runway, 12:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 20:1 FM DSPLCD THLD OVR 78' TREES, 1560' DSTC, 0' B.
76 ft. trees, 2526 ft. from runway, 33:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: ROGER WEND
3711 VALLEY HWY
CHARLOTTE, MI 48813
Phone (517) 819-4856
Manager: ROGER WEND
3711 VALLEY HWY
CHARLOTTE, MI 48813
Phone (517) 819-4856

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 5
Single engine airplanes: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 38/month *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

NO SNOW REMOVAL ON RY 18/36.
ARPT CLSD DEC-MAR AND WHEN SNOW COVERED.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 49G.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFPK - Fitch H Beach Airport (4 nm E)
4D0 - Abrams Municipal Airport (14 nm NE)
KLAN - Capital Region International Airport (19 nm NE)
KRMY - Brooks Field Airport (20 nm S)
9D9 - Hastings Airport (20 nm W)
 
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Photo by Roy Carlson, Plainwell MI
Photo taken 11-Sep-2005

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 27-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3509:35
Sunrise06:0810:08
Sunset21:0501:05
Evening civil twilight21:3901:39

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-May-2018 06:07:00
Local (UTC-4)  27-May-2018 02:07:00
 
METAR
KFPK 
4nm E 
270555Z AUTO 15003KT 7SM CLR 20/18 A2982 RMK AO2 T01950180 10272 20195 402950192
KLAN 
19nm NE 
270553Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 20/18 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP098 T02000178 10283 20200 58006
TAF
KLAN 
19nm NE 
270540Z 2706/2806 VRB04KT P6SM FEW250 FM271000 00000KT 6SM BR FEW150 FM271600 24005KT P6SM FEW250 FM280100 VRB04KT P6SM SKC
KBTL 
21nm SW 
270540Z 2706/2806 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250 FM271000 VRB03KT 6SM BR FEW250 FM271600 27005KT P6SM SCT250 FM280000 VRB04KT P6SM SKC
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