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5Y2 Houghton Lake State Airport
Houghton Lake Heights, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 DECEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: 5Y2
Lat/Long: 44-19-52.4500N 084-47-27.5500W
44-19.874167N 084-47.459167W
44.3312361,-84.7909861
(estimated)
Elevation: 1165 ft. / 355.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (1985)
From city: 1 mile W of HOUGHTON LAKE HEIGHTS, MI
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 48629

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
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 ASOS at HTL (5 nm E): 118.05 (989-366-4825)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CGGr193/(21.2)GRAYLING VOR109.8006W
TVCr124/38.3TRAVERSE CITY VOR/DME114.6002W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GRAYLING182/25.235906WGYG --. -.-- --.

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 2750 x 104 ft. / 838 x 32 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: RWY & DTHR MKD WITH YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 44-20.086667N44-19.661667N
Longitude: 084-47.568333W084-47.350000W
Elevation: 1165.0 ft.1165.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 165 magnetic, 160 true345 magnetic, 340 true
Displaced threshold: 550 ft.900 ft.
Obstructions: 60 ft. tree, 30 ft. from runway, 85 ft. left of centerline
APCH RATIO AT DTHR 11:1; 21:1 BASED ON STRAIGHT OUT OVR 78 FT TREES, 1660 FT DIST, 0 FT B.
19 ft. trees, 50 ft. from runway, 70 ft. left of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO AT DTHR 16:1 OVR 120 FT TREES, 2100 FT DIST, 110 FT L; 20:1 BASED ON STRAIGHT OUT.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: STATE OF MICHIGAN DOT/AERO
2700 PORT LANSING RD
LANSING, MI 48906-2172
Phone 517-335-9681
Manager: CHRIS AMBROSE
125 CRISTI LN
HOUGHTON LAKE, MI 48629-9683
Phone 989-422-4116
CELL 616-540-1324.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 9
Single engine airplanes: 9
    
Aircraft operations: avg 33/month *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2019

Additional Remarks

SNOW REMOVAL IREG - CALL AMGR CELL TO CFM CONDS.
RWY 16: 35 FT PLINE, 315 FT DIST, ON CL, APCH RATIO 9:1; 46 FT POLE, 375 FT DIST, APCH RATIO 7:1.
BIRDS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 5Y2.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHTL - Roscommon County - Blodgett Memorial Airport (5 nm E)
KGOV - Grayling Army Airfield (21 nm N)
KGDW - Gladwin Zettel Memorial Airport (26 nm SE)
Y31 - West Branch Community Airport (27 nm E)
KCAD - Wexford County Airport (27 nm W)
 
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Aerial photo of 5Y2 (Houghton Lake State Airport)
Photo courtesy of Bev Smith, photographer, & Brad Smith, pilot.
Photo taken 18-Apr-2009
from 1000 ft. AGL.

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From to 5Y2

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Jan-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:4012:40
Sunrise08:1213:12
Sunset17:2622:26
Evening civil twilight17:5822:58

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Jan-2021 13:17:32
Local (UTC-5)  16-Jan-2021 08:17:32
 
METAR
KHTL 
5nm E 
161258Z AUTO 19005KT 3SM -SN BR FEW004 BKN029 OVC036 M01/M02 A2953 RMK AO2 P0001 T10111022
TAF
KTVC 
41nm NW 
161131Z 1612/1712 VRB03KT 5SM -SN BR SCT008 OVC025 TEMPO 1612/1616 3SM -SN BR FM161600 35004KT 2SM -RASN BR OVC006 FM170000 33006KT 2SM -SHRASN BR OVC004 FM170700 33007KT 3SM -SHSN BR OVC008
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