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KCFS Tuscola Area Airport
Caro, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 NOVEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: CFS
Lat/Long: 43-27-31.9030N 083-26-43.6046W
43-27.531717N 083-26.726743W
43.4588619,-83.4454457
(estimated)
Elevation: 704.3 ft. / 214.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 08W (2020)
From city: 3 miles SW of CARO, MI
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 48723

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CFS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT PAPI RWY 06 & 24; MIRL RWY 06/24 - CTAF. PAPI RWY 06 & 24 OPR CONSLY DAWN-DUSK.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 119.275 (989-672-4182)
GREAT LAKES APPROACH: 120.95
GREAT LAKES DEPARTURE: 120.95
WX AWOS-3P at HYX (18 nm W): 118.325 (989-752-3408)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CLEVELAND ARTCC (ZOB) ON FREQS 127.7/290.425 (FREELAND RCAG) WHEN GREAT LAKES APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MBSr102/27.8SAGINAW VOR/DME112.9003W
FNTr030/32.3FLINT VORTAC116.9006W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+ MOGAS
MOGAS:MOGAS AVBL WKDAYS 0800-1700 & WKENDS ON REQ.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 4302 x 75 ft. / 1311 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 43-27.242712N43-27.693605N
Longitude: 083-27.221942W083-26.472488W
Elevation: 684.6 ft.700.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 058 magnetic, 050 true238 magnetic, 230 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 49 ft. trees, 1210 ft. from runway, 280 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear26 ft. tree, 355 ft. from runway, 275 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 2277 x 110 ft. / 694 x 34 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: RWY & DTHR MKD WITH CONES.
Operational restrictions: NO SNOW REMOVAL.
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 43-27.744598N43-27.558688N
Longitude: 083-26.722463W083-26.275807W
Elevation: 704.3 ft.689.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 128 magnetic, 120 true308 magnetic, 300 true
Displaced threshold: no564 ft.
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 20 ft. trees, 55 ft. from runway, 55 ft. left of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear70 ft. trees, 680 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 9:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 20:1 TO DTHR.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TUSCOLA AREA AIRPORT AUTHORITY
1750 SPEIRS RD
CARO, MI 48723-8211
Phone 989-673-4301
UNATNDD ARPT TEL.
Manager: JOE GREENE
1750 SPEIRS RD
CARO, MI 48723-8211
Phone 989-233-4124

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 34
Single engine airplanes: 33
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 38/day *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
UAS OPS SOUTH OF RWY INT.
FOR CD CTC GREAT LAKES APCH AT 269-459-3345, WHEN APCH CLSD CTC CLEVELAND ARTCC AT 440-774-0224/0490.

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 03 November 2022 at 0901Z to 01 December 2022 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (205KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24   download (199KB)
VOR-A   download (183KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (349KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

77G - Marlette Township Airport (18 nm SE)
KHYX - Saginaw County/H W Browne Airport (18 nm W)
3CM - James Clements Municipal Airport (20 nm W)
D95 - Dupont/Lapeer Airport (25 nm S)
KBAX - Huron County Memorial Airport (28 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo of KCFS (Tuscola Area Airport)
Photo by Kevin Jarchow, USCG Auxiliary. Flotilla Holland, MI
Photo taken 15-Aug-2015
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-Nov-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1312:13
Sunrise07:4412:44
Sunset16:5921:59
Evening civil twilight17:3122:31

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-Nov-2022 05:50:05
Local (UTC-5)  28-Nov-2022 00:50:05
 
METAR
KCFS 280535Z AUTO 33005KT 10SM OVC013 04/02 A2973 RMK AO2 T00410015
KHYX 
18nm W 
280535Z AUTO 30007KT 10SM BKN024 OVC038 04/01 A2975 RMK AO2 T00380010
TAF
KMBS 
28nm W 
271720Z 2718/2818 09009KT 6SM -DZ BR BKN045 OVC070 FM272000 36010KT 3SM -RA BR OVC012 FM280300 31009KT P6SM SCT015 BKN025 FM281100 31006KT P6SM OVC025 FM281700 27007KT P6SM OVC015
KFNT 
32nm SW 
271744Z 2718/2818 06013G20KT 2SM RA BR SCT008 OVC025 FM272000 36012KT 2SM -RA SCT008 OVC012 FM280300 31009KT P6SM SCT015 BKN025 FM281100 31006KT P6SM OVC025 FM281700 27007KT P6SM OVC015
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