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KFPK Fitch H Beach Airport
Charlotte, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: FPK
Lat/Long: 42-34-26.7000N / 084-48-43.6000W
42-34.445000N / 084-48.726667W
42.5740833 / -84.8121111
(estimated)
Elevation: 891.2 ft. / 271.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06W (2020)
From city: 2 miles NE of CHARLOTTE, MI
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 48813

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FPK (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-DUSK
Pattern altitude: 1891.2 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 3/21; REIL & PAPI RYS 3 & 21 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 118.075 (517-543-2288)
LANSING APPROACH: 118.65
LANSING DEPARTURE: 118.65
WX ASOS at LAN (16 nm NE): 119.75 (517-908-8494)
WX AWOS-3 at TEW (17 nm E): 119.425 (517-676-5607)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
JXNr325/24.5JACKSON VOR/DME109.6005W
LFDr001/30.8LITCHFIELD VOR/DME111.2005W
VIOr117/32.8VICTORY VOR/DME115.9504W
AZOr059/38.6KALAMAZOO VOR/DME109.0001W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 3510 x 75 ft. / 1070 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 26.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: SW.
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 42-34.200347N42-34.741180N
Longitude: 084-48.823368W084-48.548112W
Elevation: 879.8 ft.891.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% UP0.3% DOWN
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 027 magnetic, 021 true207 magnetic, 201 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 17 ft. trees, 800 ft. from runway, 335 ft. right of centerline, 34:1 slope to clear125 ft. trees, 2700 ft. from runway, 220 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 2298 x 95 ft. / 700 x 29 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: 14/32 THLD & DSPLCD THLD MARKED WITH 3 FT YELLOW CONES.
Operational restrictions: CLSD DEC-MAR & WHEN SNOW COVERED.
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 42-34.561748N42-34.250927N
Longitude: 084-48.933083W084-48.641247W
Elevation: 879.7 ft.880.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 151 magnetic, 145 true331 magnetic, 325 true
Displaced threshold: 568 ft.189 ft.
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 85 ft. trees, 1020 ft. from runway, 100 ft. both sides of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 20:1 AT DSPLCD THLD.
13 ft. road, 75 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 20:1 AT DSPLCD THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF CHARLOTTE/CITY MANAGER
111 E LAWERENCE
CHARLOTTE, MI 48813
Phone 517-543-2750
Manager: TODD COTTER
111 E. LAWRENCE
CHARLOTTE, MI 48813
Phone (517) 541-2746

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 23
Single engine airplanes: 18
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 25/day *
71% transient general aviation
24% local general aviation
5% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

MIL HELI OPENS ON & INVOF ARPT PARTICULARLY AT NGT.
BIRDS & DEER ON RWYS.
GND MOLE AND WATERFOWL ON RWY 14/32.

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 6 December 2018 at 0901Z to 3 January 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (154KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (212KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

4D0 - Abrams Municipal Airport (13 nm N)
KLAN - Capital Region International Airport (16 nm NE)
KTEW - Mason Jewett Field Airport (17 nm E)
KRMY - Brooks Field Airport (20 nm S)
9D9 - Hastings Airport (24 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 11-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2812:28
Sunrise08:0013:00
Sunset17:0522:05
Evening civil twilight17:3722:37

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  11-Dec-2018 10:22:21
Local (UTC-5)  11-Dec-2018 05:22:21
 
METAR
KFPK 110955Z AUTO 22009KT 5SM BR SCT013 OVC023 M02/M03 A3000 RMK AO2 T10161035
KLAN 
16nm NE 
110953Z 23010KT 5SM BR OVC023 M02/M04 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP170 T10171039
KTEW 
17nm E 
110955Z AUTO 23008G14KT 5SM BR BKN013 OVC022 M01/M03 A3001 RMK AO2 T10151035
TAF
KLAN 
16nm NE 
110540Z 1106/1206 23011KT 6SM HZ OVC012 FM111200 23011KT P6SM OVC020 FM111800 27008KT P6SM BKN020 FM120000 VRB03KT P6SM BKN020
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Charlotte Air Services 517-712-8177
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, ...

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Avfuel
100LL
SS $5.13 
 Updated 28-Nov-2018
 
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Applebee's Restaurant 517-541-2814
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