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6M2 Horseshoe Bend Airport
Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 FEBRUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: 6M2
Lat/Long: 36-13-16.9010N / 091-45-19.7060W
36-13.281683N / 091-45.328433W
36.2213614 / -91.7554739
(estimated)
Elevation: 781.8 ft. / 238 m (estimated)
Variation: 00E (2020)
From city: 1 mile NE of HORSESHOE BEND, AR
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 72512

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1964
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MEMPHIS CENTER
FSS: JONESBORO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: JBR (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. ACTVT MIRL RY 13/31 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MEMPHIS ARTCC (ZME) ON 120.075/289.4 (WALNUT RIDGE RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ARGr276/39.4WALNUT RIDGE VORTAC114.5004E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
SELF SERVE FUEL AVBL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 4502 x 60 ft. / 1372 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 4.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 36-13.496693N36-13.066657N
Longitude: 091-45.701503W091-44.955412W
Elevation: 781.8 ft.777.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 125305
Displaced threshold: 994 ft.no
Markings: basic, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 100 ft. trees, 1200 ft. from runway, 10:1 slope to clear
TERRAIN RISES 681 FT BTN 200-1100 FT FM END OF RY.
30 ft. tree, 400 ft. from runway, 225 ft. right of centerline, 6:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF HORSEHOE BEND
CITY HALL - 704 W COMMERCE
HORSESHOE BEND, AR 72512
Phone 870-670-5113
Manager: MIKE SLAVIN
704 W COMMERCE
HORSESHOE BEND, AR 72512
Phone 901-489-0687

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 9
Single engine airplanes: 7
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 123/week *
55% transient general aviation
39% local general aviation
6% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2017

Additional Remarks

RAPIDLY RISING TERRAIN WITH TREES ON FINAL APCH RY 13.
RECOMMEND TKOF RY 13 DUE TO RAPIDLY RISING TERRAIN NW OF ARPT.
DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
PAY PHONE AVBL

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 28 February 2019 at 0901Z to 28 March 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS)-A **CHANGED**   download (149KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (210KB)

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KBVX - Batesville Regional Airport (30 nm S)
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of 6M2 (Horseshoe Bend Airport)
Photo courtesy of the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics
Taken in the Spring of 2007

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-Mar-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4011:40
Sunrise07:0612:06
Sunset19:2100:21
Evening civil twilight19:4700:47

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Mar-2019 12:45:59
Local (UTC-5)  24-Mar-2019 07:45:59
 
METAR
KBVX 
31nm S 
241156Z AUTO 16006KT 10SM OVC070 10/09 A3009 RMK AO2 RAE41 SLP190 P0006 60014 70035 T01000094 10111 20094 50006
KFLP 
35nm W 
241225Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM BR FEW047 08/08 A3006 RMK AO2 P0001
KBPK 
35nm W 
241153Z AUTO 15003KT 7SM FEW055 SCT075 08/07 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP175 60021 70050 T00780072 10100 20078 55021 TSNO
KUNO 
40nm N 
241153Z AUTO 15003KT 5SM BR CLR 07/06 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP177 60016 70048 T00720061 10094 20072 56019
KARG 
41nm E 
241156Z AUTO 14007KT 8SM -RA OVC085 10/09 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP193 P0003 60007 70021 T01000089 10106 20094 50004
KM19 
45nm SE 
241156Z AUTO 20008KT 10SM -RA OVC090 11/10 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP203 P0001 60007 70012 T01110100 10117 20100 50014
TAF
KBPK 
35nm W 
241133Z 2412/2512 12006KT P6SM SCT025 BKN050 FM241500 19012KT P6SM BKN025 OVC050 FM241900 21010G18KT P6SM BKN050 FM242300 24012KT P6SM VCTS SCT025 BKN050CB TEMPO 2423/2503 4SM -TSRA BR OVC025CB FM250300 30008KT P6SM SCT050 BKN100
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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City of Horseshoe Bend 870-670-5113 Airport management, Aviation fuel, Hangar leasing / sales, Courtesy cars (free for pilots to use in the local area), ...

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Phillips 66
100LL
SS $4.19 
 Updated 22-Mar-2019
 
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SS=Self service
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