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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

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: IREG
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
WX AWOS-A: 132.95 (616-887-2039)
GRAND RAPIDS APPROACH: 124.6 [0600-2300]
GRAND RAPIDS DEPARTURE: 124.6 [0600-2300]
WX ASOS at GRR (16 nm SE): 118.725 (616-575-1953)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQS 128.5/273.525 (PULLMAN RCAG) WHEN GRAND RAPIDS 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: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
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.
Gradient: 0.3%0.7% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 067 magnetic, 063 true247 magnetic, 243 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good 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

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 92
Single engine airplanes: 89
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 2014

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
POWERED PARACHUTE OPNS NORTH SIDE OF RY.

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 24 May 2018 at 0901Z to 21 June 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07   download (185KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25   download (186KB)
VOR-A   download (176KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (24KB)
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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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 27-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3609:36
Sunrise06:1010:10
Sunset21:1001:10
Evening civil twilight21:4401:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-May-2018 23:38:31
Local (UTC-4)  27-May-2018 19:38:31
 
METAR
KGRR 
16nm SE 
272253Z 27007KT 10SM FEW065 BKN250 32/16 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP112 CB DSNT E MOV SE T03220156
KFFX 
23nm NW 
272319Z AUTO 28004KT 7SM CLR 31/18 A2987 RMK AO2 T03100179
KMKG 
24nm W 
272255Z 24007KT 10SM FEW047 FEW080 SCT200 SCT250 29/17 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP115 T02940167
KBIV 
29nm SW 
272253Z AUTO 28005KT 10SM CLR 31/17 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP114 T03110167
KY70 
29nm SE 
272315Z AUTO 28007KT 10SM CLR 33/15 A2987 RMK AO2 T03260145
TAF
KGRR 
16nm SE 
271744Z 2718/2818 27009KT P6SM SCT050 FM280200 VRB03KT P6SM SCT250
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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
no information available

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100LL Mogas
SS $4.65 $3.50 
 Updated 10-May-2018
 
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