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Y87 Empire Airport
Empire, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: Y87
Lat/Long: 44-47-25.8590N / 086-00-09.9713W
44-47.430983N / 086-00.166188W
44.7905164 / -86.0027698
(estimated)
Elevation: 944 ft. / 287.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (1985)
From city: 3 miles SE of EMPIRE, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49630

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1948
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Pattern altitude: 1944 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT LIRL RY 17/35 - CTAF; MAY-OCT. LIRL INOP NOV-APR.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at FKS (13 nm SW): 118.325 (231-352-7573)
WX ASOS at TVC (18 nm E): 119.175 (231-486-2920)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TVCr293/20.7TRAVERSE CITY VOR/DME114.6002W
MBLr024/33.0MANISTEE VOR/DME111.4005W

Airport Services

Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 2600 x 50 ft. / 792 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in poor condition
RWY 17/35 LOOSE STONES ON RWY.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: low intensity
LIRL LIGHTS INOP NOV-MAY.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 44-47.584667N44-47.174833N
Longitude: 086-00.231167W086-00.058500W
Elevation: 939.0 ft.935.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 167 magnetic, 163 true347 magnetic, 343 true
Displaced threshold: 191 ft.182 ft.
Declared distances: LDA:2400LDA:2400
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: 10 ft. trees, 250 ft. from runway, 5:1 slope to clear
+9 FOOT FENCE 90 FEET FROM RUNWAY END 125L/R
23 ft. trees, 476 ft. from runway, 130 ft. left of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear
+15 FT ROAD 78 FT DSTC 125 FT L.

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 2235 x 150 ft. / 681 x 46 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: RWY 9/27 UNEVEN - ROLLING TERRAIN
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 44-47.468333N44-47.512833N
Longitude: 086-00.445500W085-59.932667W
Elevation: 944.0 ft.944.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 217 ft.270 ft.
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: 30 ft. trees, 25 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left and right of centerline
APCH RATIO 9:1 FM DSPLCD THR OVR 38 FT TREES, 444 FT DSTC, 125 FT R.
15 ft. road, 33 ft. from runway, 2:1 slope to clear
RWY 27 APCH RATIO 20:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: EMPIRE VILLAGE/TWP
P.O. BOX 204
EMPIRE, MI 49630-0204
Phone 231-326-5466
EMPIRE VILLAGE OFC 231-326-5466, EMPIRE TWP OFC 231-326-5182.
Manager: LANCE ROMAN
P.O. BOX 204
EMPIRE, MI 49630-0204
Phone 231-326-5194

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 3
Single engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 42/month *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

CAMPGROUND ADJACENT TO ARPT; CALL 231-326-5285.
ULTRALIGHT & RADIO CONTROL ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.
RY 35 WIND SOCK 110 FT E. OF RY CNTRLN.
RY 9/27 UNEVEN - ROLLING TERRAIN.
RY 9/27 CLSD DEC THRU MAR & WHEN SNOW COVERED, NO SNOW REMOVAL

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at Y87.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFKS - Frankfort Dow Memorial Field (13 nm SW)
KTVC - Cherry Capital Airport (18 nm E)
KMBL - Manistee County-Blacker Airport (33 nm S)
KACB - Antrim County Airport (36 nm E)
KCAD - Wexford County Airport (40 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4309:43
Sunrise06:1810:18
Sunset21:2301:23
Evening civil twilight21:5801:58

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Jul-2018 15:11:34
Local (UTC-4)  20-Jul-2018 11:11:34
 
METAR
KFKS 
13nm SW 
201455Z AUTO 14016G21KT 10SM SCT043 BKN070 BKN095 24/17 A2975 RMK AO2 T02390168
KTVC 
19nm E 
201453Z 14008G17KT 110V180 10SM FEW028 SCT095 BKN140 24/16 A2977 RMK AO2 RAE12 SLP078 P0001 60001 T02440161 56010
TAF
KTVC 
19nm E 
201140Z 2012/2112 14009KT P6SM VCSH SCT070 BKN150 TEMPO 2013/2015 6SM -SHRA SCT040 BKN080 FM201800 13012KT P6SM VCTS SCT040CB BKN060 FM202100 13010KT P6SM VCTS BKN050CB FM210200 VRB04KT P6SM VCSH SCT050 OVC100 FM210600 08005KT P6SM VCSH SCT050 OVC080
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