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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 JULY 2021

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
WX AWOS-AV: 132.95
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
VIOr343/22.0VICTORY VOR/DME115.9504W
HICr178/26.9WHITE CLOUD VOR/DME117.6001W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL MOGAS
100LL:SELF SVC FUEL AVBL 24/7 WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
REPAIRS AVBL ON CALL 616-706-4421.
Powerplant service: MINOR
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

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 94
Single engine airplanes: 85
Multi engine airplanes: 3
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 170/day *
81% local general aviation
19% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 20 September 2020

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 269-459-3344, WHEN APCH CLSD 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 15 July 2021 at 0901Z to 12 August 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07   download (214KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25   download (213KB)
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 27-Jul-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5609:56
Sunrise06:2910:29
Sunset21:0901:09
Evening civil twilight21:4201:42

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Jul-2021 16:08:32
Local (UTC-4)  27-Jul-2021 12:08:32
 
METAR
KGRR 
16nm SE 
271553Z 25008KT 10SM SCT120 BKN220 27/18 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP168 T02670183
KFFX 
23nm NW 
271555Z AUTO 27003KT 10SM CLR 26/16 A3003 RMK AO2 T02630157
KMKG 
24nm W 
271555Z 22006KT 10SM FEW130 BKN220 26/18 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP167 T02610178
KBIV 
29nm SW 
271553Z AUTO 27005KT 10SM CLR 25/18 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP176 T02500183
KY70 
29nm SE 
271559Z AUTO 30006KT 10SM CLR 27/17 A3003 RMK AO2 T02730170
TAF
KGRR 
16nm SE 
271121Z 2712/2812 26009KT P6SM VCSH SCT060 BKN110 BKN240 FM271600 26010G20KT P6SM FEW080 FEW250 FM280000 26004KT P6SM FEW080 FEW250 FM280500 07005KT P6SM FEW060 FEW120
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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 $4.79 $3.49 
 Updated 14-Jul-2021
 
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SS=Self service
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