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KMCE Merced Regional Airport/Macready Field
Merced, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: MCE
Lat/Long: 37-17-05.1000N / 120-30-50.1000W
37-17.085000N / 120-30.835000W
37.2847500 / -120.5139167
(estimated)
Elevation: 155.2 ft. / 47.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15E (2000)
From city: 2 miles SW of MERCED, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 95340

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1928
Control tower: no
ARTCC: OAKLAND CENTER
FSS: RANCHO MURIETA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MCE (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0500-2200
Wind indicator: lighted, SUPPLEMENTAL WIND SOCK FOR RWY 30 NOT AVBL.
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RWY 30; REIL RWY 12; PAPI RWY 30; HIRL RWY 12/30 - CTAF; KEY 7 CLICKS HIGH, 5 CLICKS MED, 3 CLICKS LOW. VASI RWY 12 OPER CONSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Airline operations: ARFF INDEX B 24 HOURS PPR

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX ASOS: 132.175 (209-381-0926)
NORCAL APPROACH: 120.95
NORCAL DEPARTURE: 120.95
WX AWOS-3 at MER (6 nm NW): 124.475 (209-725-0104)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HYPr291/6.7EL NIDO VOR/DME114.2015E
MODr117/29.5MODESTO VOR/DME114.6017E
PXNr004/36.4PANOCHE VORTAC112.6016E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FOR FUEL AFT HRS CALL (209) 722-6300. SELF SERVICE 100LL AVBL 24/7.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 5914 x 150 ft. / 1803 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 100.0
Double tandem: 155.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 37-17.449212N37-16.719410N
Longitude: 120-31.239125W120-30.430993W
Elevation: 154.8 ft.155.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 123 magnetic, 138 true303 magnetic, 318 true
Declared distances: TORA:5914 TODA:5914 ASDA:5914 LDA:5914TORA:5914 TODA:5914 ASDA:5914 LDA:5914
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 20 ft. pole, marked and lighted, 800 ft. from runway, 225 ft. left of centerline, 30:1 slope to clear42 ft. pline, marked and lighted, 1800 ft. from runway, 650 ft. left of centerline, 38:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF MERCED
678 WEST 18TH ST.
MERCED, CA 95340
Phone 209-564-0120
24 HOURS
Manager: JANET YOUNG
20 MACREADY DR.
MERCED, CA 95341
Phone 209-385-6873
OR 209-564-0120

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 59
Single engine airplanes: 52
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 161/day *
56% transient general aviation
37% local general aviation
6% commercial
<1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 01 August 2017

Additional Remarks

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT, RECOMMEND ACFT REMAIN EAST/WEST OF CITY OF MERCED AT ALT ABOVE 1,500 FT MSL. DEPARTING TFC RWY 12 NO LEFT TURNS OVER CITY UNTIL REACHING 3,000 FT MSL.
PPR 24 HRS FOR UNSKED ACFT OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 209-564-0120.
RY 30 PREFERRED WIND RUNWAY.
BE ALERT FOR EXTENSIVE STUDENT TRAINING WITHIN 10 NMR OF AIRPORT. TWO-WAY RADIO COMMUNICATION RECOMMENDED.
INCRD SEAGULL ACT ON RWY IN PUDDLES.
FOR CD CTC NORCAL APCH AT 916-361-0516.

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 between 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 30   download (229KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 12   download (187KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 30   download (220KB)
LOC BC RWY 12   download (199KB)
VOR RWY 30   download (214KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (18KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (181KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMER - Castle Airport (6 nm NW)
KLSN - Los Banos Municipal Airport (22 nm SW)
F34 - Firebaugh Airport (26 nm S)
KMAE - Madera Municipal Airport (26 nm SE)
KMPI - Mariposa-Yosemite Airport (26 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2014:20
Sunrise06:4914:49
Sunset16:4700:47
Evening civil twilight17:1601:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Nov-2017 14:07:17
Local (UTC-8)  21-Nov-2017 06:07:17
 
METAR
KMCE 211404Z AUTO 34007KT 1/4SM FG VV002 11/10 A3018 RMK AO2 T01060100
KMER 
6nm NW 
211255Z AUTO RMK AO1
TAF
KMCE 211130Z 2112/2212 00000KT 4SM HZ BR BKN150 FM211400 27001KT 2SM HZ BR BKN150 FM211700 VRB03KT 5SM HZ SCT200 FM221100 06004KT 2SM BR SCT250
KMER 
6nm NW 
211130Z 2112/2212 00000KT 4SM HZ BR BKN150 FM211400 27001KT 2SM HZ BR BKN150 FM211700 VRB03KT 5SM HZ SCT200 FM221100 06004KT 2SM BR SCT250 AMD NOT SKED
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Gateway Air Center 209-722-7300
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100LL Jet A
FS $4.85 $4.41 
SS $4.75 --- 
 Updated 15-Nov-2017
 
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