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8D4 Paul C Miller-Sparta Airport
Sparta, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 18 JULY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: 8D4
Lat/Long: 43-07-38.7752N / 085-40-44.8665W
43-07.646253N / 085-40.747775W
43.1274376 / -85.6791296
(estimated)
Elevation: 774.8 ft. / 236.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (1980)
From city: 3 miles SE of SPARTA, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49345

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0900-1300, ALL SAT-SUN IREG
UNATNDD MAJOR HOLS.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 07/25, PAPI RY 07 & RY 25, REIL RY 07 & RY 25 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
GREAT LAKES APPROACH: 124.6
GREAT LAKES DEPARTURE: 124.6
WX ASOS at GRR (16 nm SE): 118.725 (616-575-1953)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CHICAGO ARTCC (ZAU) ON FREQ 128.4 (GRAND RAPIDS RCAG) WHEN GREAT LAKES APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MKGr100/16.0MUSKEGON VORTAC115.2001W
VIOr343/22.0VICTORY VOR/DME115.9504W
HICr178/26.9WHITE CLOUD VOR/DME117.6001W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL MOGAS
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
REPAIRS AVBL ON CALL 616-706-4421.
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 4032 x 75 ft. / 1229 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 24.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 43-07.492800N43-07.799705N
Longitude: 085-41.149523W085-40.346025W
Elevation: 774.6 ft.744.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 067 magnetic, 063 true247 magnetic, 243 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on right (3.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF SPARTA
156 EAST DIVISION
SPARTA, MI 49345
Phone (616) 887-8251
Manager: VIC JOHNSTON
9100 VINTON AVE.
SPARTA, MI 49345
Phone (616) 887-5744
616-262-6533 MGR CELL.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 88
Single engine airplanes: 85
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 41/day *
60% local general aviation
40% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
POWERED PARACHUTE OPNS NORTH SIDE OF RY.
ADMIN BLDG. ACES 5,3,2,1.
FOR CD CTC GREAT LAKES APCH AT 269-459-3345, WHEN APCH CLSD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.

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 18 July 2019 at 0901Z to 16 August 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07 **CHANGED**   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25 **CHANGED**   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (181KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGRR - Gerald R Ford International Airport (16 nm SE)
6D6 - Greenville Municipal Airport (19 nm E)
KFFX - Fremont Municipal Airport (23 nm NW)
3GM - Grand Haven Memorial Airpark (23 nm W)
KMKG - Muskegon County Airport (24 nm W)
 
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Photo taken 29-Jul-2012
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Jul-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4609:46
Sunrise06:2010:20
Sunset21:1701:17
Evening civil twilight21:5101:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Jul-2019 16:37:45
Local (UTC-4)  18-Jul-2019 12:37:45
 
METAR
KGRR 
16nm SE 
181553Z 26010KT 10SM FEW018 SCT060 BKN100 OVC180 26/22 A2993 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW SLP129 T02560217
KFFX 
23nm NW 
181616Z AUTO 17023G35KT 10SM SCT060 SCT085 SCT100 23/19 A2972 RMK AO2 T02280191
KMKG 
24nm W 
181555Z 22008KT 6SM -RA BR BKN110 23/21 A2992 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE SLP130 P0006 T02280206
KBIV 
29nm SW 
181553Z AUTO 29008KT 4SM -RA BR FEW037 BKN060 OVC085 24/22 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE AND S RAB12 SLP144 P0002 T02390222
KY70 
29nm SE 
181617Z AUTO 25011KT 10SM BKN019 BKN110 27/21 A2992 RMK AO2 T02650205
TAF
KGRR 
16nm SE 
181139Z 1812/1912 18008KT P6SM BKN100 FM181530 19012KT 5SM -SHRA VCTS BKN050CB FM181900 19013G22KT P6SM SCT035 BKN250 FM190400 21010KT P6SM VCTS BKN050CB
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Village of Sparta (FBO) 616-887-5744
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100LL Mogas
SS $4.75 $3.75 
 Updated 18-Jul-2019
 
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SS=Self service
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