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KBAX Huron County Memorial Airport
Bad Axe, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: BAX
Lat/Long: 43-46-48.8000N / 082-59-07.5000W
43-46.813333N / 082-59.125000W
43.7802222 / -82.9854167
(estimated)
Elevation: 763.3 ft. / 232.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (1980)
From city: 1 mile S of BAD AXE, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 48413

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1949
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BAX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0830-1630, ALL SAT-SUN UNATND
ARPT UNATNDD WEEKENDS & MAJOR HOLS.
Pattern altitude: 1763.3 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RYS 04/22 & 17/35 OPER DUSK-2130; TO INCR INTST & AFT 2130 ACTVT - CTAF. ACTVT PAPI RYS 4, 17, 22, & 35 AND REIL RYS 17 & 35 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.075
WX AWOS-3: 118.6 (989-269-4137)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY CLEVELAND ARTCC (ZOB) ON FREQS 127.7/307.8 (SAGINAW RCAG) OR CALL CLEVELAND ARTCC (ZOB) 440-774-0386.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FOR FULL SERVICE CALL 989-269-6511

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 5009 x 75 ft. / 1527 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 43-47.102305N43-46.306740N
Longitude: 082-59.253372W082-58.954592W
Elevation: 762.8 ft.753.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 170 magnetic, 165 true350 magnetic, 345 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 76 ft. trees, 1800 ft. from runway, 202 ft. left of centerline, 21:1 slope to clear65 ft. trees, 1835 ft. from runway, 200 ft. left of centerline, 25:1 slope to clear

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 3495 x 75 ft. / 1065 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 16.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 43-46.717828N43-47.224093N
Longitude: 082-59.344073W082-58.967087W
Elevation: 754.6 ft.762.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 033 magnetic, 028 true213 magnetic, 208 true
Displaced threshold: 300 ft.no
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 23 ft. rr, 201 ft. from runway, 250 ft. left of centerline
APCH 21:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
47 ft. trees, 435 ft. from runway, 285 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: NEAL J. HENTSCHL
P.O. BOX 270, 417 SOUTH HANSELMAN STREET
BAD AXE, MI 48413
Phone 989-269-6404
Manager: CHRIS JACKSON
352 THOMPSON RD
BAD AXE, MI 48413
Phone 989-269-6511

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 17
Single engine airplanes: 16
Jet airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 27/day *
67% local general aviation
33% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT.
ADMIN BLDG ACCESS-DEPRESS V, THEN SIMULTANEOUS III-II, THEN I.
APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY CLEVELAND ARTCC (ZOB) ON FREQS 127.7/307.8 (SAGINAW RCAG) OR CALL CLEVELAND ARTCC (ZOB) 440-774-0386.

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 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04 **CHANGED**   download (193KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17 **CHANGED**   download (208KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22 **CHANGED**   download (189KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35 **CHANGED**   download (236KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (19KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (122KB)

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77G - Marlette Airport (28 nm S)
6D9 - Iosco County Airport (37 nm NW)
3CM - James Clements Municipal Airport (42 nm W)
KHYX - Saginaw County H W Browne Airport (43 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2609:26
Sunrise06:0010:00
Sunset20:5800:58
Evening civil twilight21:3201:32

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-May-2018 00:40:34
Local (UTC-4)  23-May-2018 20:40:34
 
METAR
KBAX 240016Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 20/11 A3016 RMK AO2 T01970108
KP58 
16nm NE 
232351Z AUTO 13006KT 16/12 A3014 RMK AO1 SLP203 T01610117 10178 20156 56005
TAF
KMBS 
50nm W 
231726Z 2318/2418 32005KT P6SM SCT250 FM232100 16007KT P6SM SKC FM240900 00000KT 5SM BR SKC FM241300 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
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