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13D Ponderosa Heliport
Highland, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 AUGUST 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: 13D
Lat/Long: 42-37-45.0000N 083-40-59.1000W
42-37.750000N 083-40.985000W
42.6291667,-83.6830833
(estimated)
Elevation: 1017 ft. / 310 m (estimated)
Variation: 05W (1990)
From city: 2 miles W of HIGHLAND, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 48353

Heliport Operations

Heliport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1991
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT NSTD PERIMETER LGTS HELIPAD H1; VASI HELIPAD H1 - CTAF.

Heliport Communications

CTAF: 123.025
WX ASOS at PTK (12 nm E): 125.025 (248-886-8551)
WX AWOS-3 at OZW (13 nm W): 118.875 (517-546-4450)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SVMr346/13.8SALEM VORTAC114.3003W
FNTr178/20.5FLINT VORTAC116.9006W
DXOr337/28.6DETROIT VOR/DME113.4006W
CRLr347/36.3CARLETON VOR/DME115.7003W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
TECUMSEH020/36.823906WTCU - -.-. ..-
GROSSE ILE330/39.441907WRYS .-. -.-- ...

Heliport Services

Runway Information

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 18 x 18 ft. / 5 x 5 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Runway edge lights: non-standard
NSTD PERIMETER LGTS DUE TO AMBER COLOR.
Latitude: 42-37.750000N
Longitude: 083-40.985000W
Elevation: 1017.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Heliport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: BRUCE DOUGLASS
850 S TIPSICO LAKE RD
MILFORD, MI 48380-1023
Phone 248-887-3821
Manager: BRUCE DOUGLASS
850 S TIPSICO LAKE RD
MILFORD, MI 48380-1023
Phone 248-887-3821

Heliport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 2
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: 100/year *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2021

Additional Remarks

A43-H1 ONE BOX VASI, LOCATED ON WEST SIDE OF PAD, 10 DEG SOUTH 270 DEG - RECOMMEND HEADING 260 FOR APPROACH TO USE VASI.
FOR CD CTC DETROIT APCH AT 734-955-1404.
DEER & BIRDS INVOF HELI.
TREE HAZ IN ALL DRCTNS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 13D.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

Y47 - Oakland Southwest Airport (8 nm S)
9G2 - Price's Airport (11 nm N)
KPTK - Oakland County International Airport (12 nm E)
KOZW - Livingston County Spencer J Hardy Airport (13 nm W)
1D2 - Canton-Plymouth-Mettetal Airport (20 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1410:14
Sunrise06:4410:44
Sunset20:3300:33
Evening civil twilight21:0301:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Aug-2022 07:14:06
Local (UTC-4)  17-Aug-2022 03:14:06
 
METAR
KPTK 
12nm E 
170553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/15 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP187 T01720150 10233 20172 58004
KOZW 
13nm W 
170635Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 15/14 A3011 RMK AO2 T01500140
KFNT 
20nm N 
170553Z AUTO 31003KT 10SM CLR 15/14 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP195 T01500139 10239 20144 50000
KVLL 
23nm E 
170655Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/16 A3011 RMK AO2 T01770160
TAF
KPTK 
12nm E 
170520Z 1706/1806 02004KT P6SM FEW100 FM171600 03008KT P6SM SCT050 SCT100 FM180100 04003KT P6SM FEW100
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