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KLDM Mason County Airport
Ludington, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: LDM
Lat/Long: 43-57-45.1000N / 086-24-28.5000W
43-57.751667N / 086-24.475000W
43.9625278 / -86.4079167
(estimated)
Elevation: 646.4 ft. / 197.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (1985)
From city: 2 miles NE of LUDINGTON, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49431

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LDM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: APR 16-OCT 15 0900-1700, OCT 16-APR 15 MON-FRI 0900-1700, OCT 16-APR 15 SAT-SUN UNATND
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RYS 08/26 & 01/19 PAPIS RYS 08, 26, 01 & 19, AND REIL RY 26 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 119.925 (231-843-0459)
WX AWOS-A at C04 (20 nm S): 122.7 (231-861-7415)
WX AWOS-3PT at MBL (20 nm N): 111.4 (231-723-6073)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 120.85/322.35 (WHITE CLOUD RCAG).
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY LANSING RADIO ON FREQ 122.1R (MANISTEE RCO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MBLr205/19.6MANISTEE VOR/DME111.4005W
HICr309/37.9WHITE CLOUD VOR/DME117.6001W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 5003 x 75 ft. / 1525 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 25.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 43-57.556840N43-57.824848N
Longitude: 086-24.807282W086-23.729345W
Elevation: 641.4 ft.646.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 074 magnetic, 071 true254 magnetic, 251 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.96 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 73 ft. trees, 1600 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear50 ft. trees, 1900 ft. from runway, 34:1 slope to clear

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 3503 x 75 ft. / 1068 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 19.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 43-57.550668N43-58.127007N
Longitude: 086-24.781727W086-24.758622W
Elevation: 641.0 ft.636.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 005 magnetic, 002 true185 magnetic, 182 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none60 ft. trees, 1400 ft. from runway, 220 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COUNTY OF MASON
COURT HOUSE
LUDINGTON, MI 49431
Phone 231-843-8202
Manager: JOHN L. O'CONNOR
5300 WEST U.S. 10
LUDINGTON, MI 49431
Phone 231-843-2049

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 25
Single engine airplanes: 22
Multi engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 27/day *
46% transient general aviation
34% local general aviation
21% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

BIRDS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.

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 29 March 2018 at 0901Z to 26 April 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08 **CHANGED**   download (230KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26 **CHANGED**   download (235KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (20KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (122KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

C04 - Oceana County Airport (20 nm S)
KMBL - Manistee County-Blacker Airport (20 nm N)
7D3 - Baldwin Municipal Airport (25 nm E)
KFFX - Fremont Municipal Airport (36 nm SE)
KFKS - Frankfort Dow Memorial Field (41 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1610:16
Sunrise06:4710:47
Sunset20:4000:40
Evening civil twilight21:1101:11

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Apr-2018 00:42:35
Local (UTC-4)  25-Apr-2018 20:42:35
 
METAR
KLDM 260015Z AUTO 35003KT 10SM CLR 06/M01 A3002 RMK AO2 T00571010
KMBL 
19nm N 
252356Z AUTO 31006KT 10SM CLR 07/M01 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP186 T00721011 10083 20061 58007
TAF
KMBL 
19nm N 
251819Z 2518/2618 32013G19KT P6SM FEW030 FM252100 34012G19KT P6SM SKC FM252300 36008KT P6SM SKC FM260100 01004KT P6SM SKC FM261400 22005KT P6SM FEW200 FM261700 23009KT P6SM SCT200
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 Contact 
 
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Fuel Prices
 
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Mason County Airport 231-843-2049
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100LL Jet A
FS --- $4.10 
SS $5.27 --- 
 Updated 25-Apr-2018
 
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SS=Self service
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