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8D4 Paul C Miller-Sparta Airport
Sparta, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: 8D4
Lat/Long: 43-07-38.7752N 085-40-44.8665W
43-07.646253N 085-40.747775W
43.1274376,-85.6791296
(estimated)
Elevation: 774.8 ft. / 236.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (1980)
From city: 3 miles SE of SPARTA, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49345

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0900-1300, ALL SAT-SUN IREG
UNATNDD MAJOR HOLS.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 07 & 25; MIRL RWY 07/25, - CTAF. PAPI RWY 07 & 25 OPS CONSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
GREAT LAKES APPROACH: 124.6
GREAT LAKES DEPARTURE: 124.6
WX ASOS at GRR (16 nm SE): 118.725 (616-575-1953)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CHICAGO ARTCC (ZAU) ON FREQ 128.4 (GRAND RAPIDS RCAG) WHEN GREAT LAKES APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MKGr100/16.0MUSKEGON VORTAC115.2001W
VIOr343/22.0VICTORY VOR/DME115.9504W
HICr178/26.9WHITE CLOUD VOR/DME117.6001W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL MOGAS
SELF SVC FUEL AVBL 24/7 WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
REPAIRS AVBL ON CALL 616-706-4421.
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 4032 x 75 ft. / 1229 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 24.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 43-07.492800N43-07.799705N
Longitude: 085-41.149523W085-40.346025W
Elevation: 774.6 ft.744.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 067 magnetic, 063 true247 magnetic, 243 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on right (3.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF SPARTA
156 E DIVISION ST
SPARTA, MI 49345-1330
Phone 616-887-8251
Manager: MARTIN COAKER
156 E DIVISION ST
SPARTA, MI 49345-1330
Phone 616-443-1101
CELL.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 88
Single engine airplanes: 80
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Jet airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 41/day *
60% local general aviation
40% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

BIRDS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
POWERED PARACHUTE OPNS NORTH SIDE OF RY.
ADMIN BLDG. ACES 5,3,2,1.
FOR CD CTC GREAT LAKES APCH AT 269-459-3345. WHEN APCH CLSD, FOR CD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.

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 10 September 2020 at 0901Z to 08 October 2020 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07   download (208KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25   download (209KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (181KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGRR - Gerald R Ford International Airport (16 nm SE)
6D6 - Greenville Municipal Airport (19 nm E)
KFFX - Fremont Municipal Airport (23 nm NW)
3GM - Grand Haven Memorial Airpark (23 nm W)
KMKG - Muskegon County Airport (24 nm W)
 
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Aerial photo of 8D4 (Paul C Miller-Sparta Airport)
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Photo taken 29-Jul-2012
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Sep-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0011:00
Sunrise07:2911:29
Sunset19:4423:44
Evening civil twilight20:1200:12

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Sep-2020 06:22:03
Local (UTC-4)  19-Sep-2020 02:22:03
 
METAR
KGRR 
16nm SE 
190553Z AUTO 09003KT 10SM CLR 04/02 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP296 T00440022 10117 20044 51008
KFFX 
23nm NW 
190555Z AUTO 06006KT 10SM CLR 06/02 A3040 RMK AO2 T00580017 10114 20050 401550029
KMKG 
24nm W 
190555Z AUTO 07005KT 10SM CLR 06/01 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP296 T00610011 10139 20061 50003
KBIV 
29nm SW 
190553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 04/02 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP297 T00440022 10128 20039 50006
KY70 
29nm SE 
190530Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/00 A3040 RMK AO2
TAF
KGRR 
16nm SE 
190540Z 1906/2006 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM191400 11007KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Village of Sparta (FBO) 616-887-5744
no information available

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100LL Mogas
SS $3.97 $3.49 
 Updated 23-Jul-2020
 
   1 read write
SS=Self service
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