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W87 Buzzwick Airport
Carleton, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: W87
Lat/Long: 42-01-02.7668N 083-22-24.9911W
42-01.046113N 083-22.416518W
42.0174352,-83.3736086
(estimated)
Elevation: 610 ft. / 186 m (estimated)
Variation: 05W (1985)
From city: 3 miles S of CARLETON, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 48117

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1973
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IRREG
NO SNOW REMOVAL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at TTF (5 nm SW): 119.075 (734-384-0259)
WX AWOS-3 at ONZ (11 nm NE): 119.675 (734-692-9686)
WX ASOS at DTW (12 nm N): PHONE 734-955-5015
WX ASOS at YIP (15 nm NW): PHONE 734-961-6843

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CRLr119/4.2CARLETON VOR/DME115.7003W
DXOr188/11.7DETROIT VOR/DME113.4006W
SVMr160/25.4SALEM VORTAC114.3003W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GROSSE ILE250/11.041907WRYS .-. -.-- ...
TECUMSEH098/22.923906WTCU - -.-. ..-
ADRIAN080/32.627806WADG .- -.. --.
PORT CLINTON330/37.542307WPCW .--. -.-. .--

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 2575 x 60 ft. / 785 x 18 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Operational restrictions: MKD WITH 3 FT YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 42-01.284667N42-00.860667N
Longitude: 083-22.334667W083-22.324667W
Elevation: 609.0 ft.606.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 1000 ft.no
Obstructions: 67 ft. tree, 15 ft. from runway, 122 ft. left of centerline
APCH RATIO 20:1 AT DTHR.
70 ft. tree, 2400 ft. from runway, 34:1 slope to clear

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 1920 x 60 ft. / 585 x 18 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge markings: DTHR MKD WITH 3 YELLOW TIRES EACH SIDE.
Operational restrictions: THLDS MKD WITH 3 FT YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 42-01.013000N42-01.008000N
Longitude: 083-22.745000W083-22.321000W
Elevation: 610.0 ft.610.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 660 ft.no
Obstructions: 15 ft. pline, marked, 5 ft. from runway
APCH RATIO 8:1 AT DTHR; CTLG OBSTN +66 FT TREES 60 FT L, 567 FT DSTC.
50 ft. trees, 1319 ft. from runway, 26:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: MITCHELL NOBLE
400 E. LABO
CARLETON, MI 48117
Phone (734) 664-6850
Manager: MITCHELL NOBLE
400 E. LABO
CARLETON, MI 48117
Phone (734) 506-8310

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 8
Single engine airplanes: 7
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 61/month *
70% local general aviation
30% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

RYS 27 & 36 APCH MAY BE OBSTRUCTED BY 6 FT CORN CROP DURING GROWING SEASON.
ARPT ENTRANCE OFF LABO RD.
FOR CD CTC DETROIT APCH AT 800-499-8181.
RC MODEL AIRCRAFT OPERATING 1/2 MILE SW OF RWY 36.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at W87.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTTF - Custer Airport (5 nm SW)
KONZ - Grosse Ile Municipal Airport (11 nm NE)
KDTW - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (12 nm N)
KYIP - Willow Run Airport (15 nm NW)
1D2 - Canton-Plymouth-Mettetal Airport (20 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Sep-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5610:56
Sunrise07:2411:24
Sunset19:2723:27
Evening civil twilight19:5523:55

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Sep-2020 10:38:14
Local (UTC-4)  23-Sep-2020 06:38:14
 
METAR
KTTF 
5nm S 
231015Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/07 A3004 RMK AO2 T00790069
KONZ 
11nm NE 
231015Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 12/11 A3004 RMK AO2 T01230110
KDTW 
13nm N 
230953Z 21005KT 8SM FEW250 11/09 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP174 T01110089
KYIP 
15nm NW 
230953Z 20004KT 10SM CLR 11/09 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP171 T01110094
KARB 
20nm NW 
734-668-7173
231010Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR CLR 07/07 A3004 RMK AO2 T00720067
TAF
KDTW 
13nm N 
230857Z 2309/2412 22004KT P6SM SKC FM231000 18003KT 6SM HZ SKC FM231600 27010KT P6SM SCT200
KYIP 
15nm NW 
221720Z 2218/2318 24007KT P6SM SCT200 FM230300 28004KT P6SM FEW200 FM231600 27010KT P6SM SCT200
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Buzzard Air Service, LLC. 734-506-8310
[web site]
[email]
Flight training, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aerial photography

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