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59M Torchport Airport
Eastport, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 AUGUST 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 59M
Lat/Long: 45-03-12.1950N / 085-21-24.0550W
45-03.203250N / 085-21.400917W
45.0533875 / -85.3566819
(estimated)
Elevation: 640 ft. / 195 m (estimated)
Variation: 04W (1985)
From city: 3 miles S of EASTPORT, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49648

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1991
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS 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 AWOS-3 at ACB (8 nm SE): 119.275 (231-533-8941)
WX AWOS-3 at CVX (15 nm N): 120.0 (231-237-9703)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TVCr022/24.5TRAVERSE CITY VOR/DME114.6002W
GLRr281/27.8GAYLORD VOR/DME109.2006W
CGGr316/(34.8)GRAYLING VOR109.8006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CHARLEVOIX199/15.339205WCVX -.-. ...- -..-
GRAYLING315/28.935906WGYG --. -.-- --.
ST JAMES173/39.338205WSJX ... .--- -..-

Airport Services

Parking: hangars and tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 3300 x 100 ft. / 1006 x 30 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: UNEVEN ROLLING TERRAIN
RY 09/27 & RY 04/22 & DSPLCD THLDS MKD WITH CONES.
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: no1200 ft.
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 120 ft. left of centerline
APCH RATIO 25:1 BASED ON STRAIGHT OUT.
70 ft. trees, 125 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 20:1 AT DSPLCD THLD +90 FT TREES; 1800 FT FM DSPLCD THLD.

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 2402 x 100 ft. / 732 x 30 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 45-03.034833N45-03.371667N
Longitude: 085-21.546833W085-21.255000W
Elevation: 640.0 ft.640.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 035 magnetic, 031 true215 magnetic, 211 true
Obstructions: 55 ft. tree, 330 ft. from runway, 147 ft. right of centerline, 6:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 20:1 BASED ON STRAIGHT OUT OVER +36 FT TREES 720 FT DSTC 50 FT L.
14 ft. road, 15 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline, 1:1 slope to clear
RY 22 APCH RATIO 10:1 AT DSPLCD THLD OVR 14 FT TREES, 140 FT DSTC, 70 FT R; 20:1 AT DSPLCD THLD OVR 74 FT TREES, 1480 FT DSTC.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: DUANE JORGENSEN
P.O. BOX 217
ELK RAPIDS, MI 49629
Phone 231-620-4859
ARPT PHYSICAL ADDRESS :1309 U.S. 31. EASTPORT, MI., 49627.
Manager: DUANE JORGENSEN
P.O. BOX 217
ELK RAPIDS, MI 49629
Phone 231-620-4859
ASST MGR 231-632-2412; MGR E-MAIL: MJORGENSEN @TORCHPORT.COM

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 5
Single engine airplanes: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 67/month *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2012

Additional Remarks

NO SNOW REMOVAL; ARPT CLSD NOV 15-MAR & WHEN SNOW COVERED EXCP FOR SKI ACFT.
TREES OBST VIEW OF RY ENDS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 59M.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KACB - Antrim County Airport (8 nm SE)
KCVX - Charlevoix Municipal Airport (15 nm N)
N98 - Boyne City Municipal Airport (18 nm NE)
KBFA - Boyne Mountain Airport (20 nm E)
KTVC - Cherry Capital Airport (21 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1510:15
Sunrise06:4610:46
Sunset20:4500:45
Evening civil twilight21:1601:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Aug-2018 04:28:10
Local (UTC-4)  17-Aug-2018 00:28:10
 
METAR
KACB 
8nm SE 
170415Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM CLR 20/19 A2996 RMK AO2 T02010191
KCVX 
15nm N 
170415Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/18 A2999 RMK AO2 T02310183
TAF
KTVC 
21nm SW 
162028Z 1620/1718 03007G15KT P6SM BKN040 BKN150 FM170100 VRB03KT P6SM SCT250 FM171400 01005KT P6SM SCT120
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Torchport Airpark 231-599-3128
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