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KIRS Kirsch Municipal Airport
Sturgis, Michigan, USA

GOING TO STURGIS?


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 NOVEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: IRS
Lat/Long: 41-48-47.8354N 085-26-20.2586W
41-48.797257N 085-26.337643W
41.8132876,-85.4389607
(estimated)
Elevation: 924.8 ft. / 281.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (1995)
From city: 2 miles NW of STURGIS, MI
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 49091

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IRS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RYS 06/24 & 18/36, REIL RYS 24 ,18, & 36, PAPI RYS 24, 18, & 36 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.05
WX AWOS-3: 121.325 (269-659-8715)
GREAT LAKES APPROACH: 121.2
GREAT LAKES DEPARTURE: 121.2
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 118.325
WX AWOS-3 at HAI (11 nm NW): 119.975 (269-273-6705)
WX AWOS-3 at OEB (19 nm NE): 118.125 (517-279-1810)
WX AWOS-3 at ANQ (19 nm SE): 118.175 (260-668-5630)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQS 127.55/263.1 (GOSHEN RCAG) WHEN GREAT LAKES APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
AZOr170/25.9KALAMAZOO VOR/DME109.0001W
GSHr057/31.6GOSHEN VORTAC113.7000E
LFDr249/33.6LITCHFIELD VOR/DME111.2005W
OLKr007/(34.1)WEBSTER LAKE VOR110.4003W
ELXr123/36.4KEELER VOR/DME116.6000E
GIJr086/39.4GIPPER VORTAC115.4000E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
STURGISat field38204WIRS .. .-. ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 5201 x 100 ft. / 1585 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 47.0
Double wheel: 57.5
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 41-49.213507N41-48.357245N
Longitude: 085-26.455665W085-26.449453W
Elevation: 908.2 ft.912.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 184 magnetic, 180 true004 magnetic, 360 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 133 ft. trees, 3427 ft. from runway, 24:1 slope to clear60 ft. trees, 2020 ft. from runway, 106 ft. right of centerline, 30:1 slope to clear

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 3601 x 75 ft. / 1098 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 19.0
Double wheel: 25.0
Double tandem: 58.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 41-48.660333N41-48.968500N
Longitude: 085-26.510167W085-25.833167W
Elevation: 912.2 ft.924.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 063 magnetic, 059 true243 magnetic, 239 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 74 ft. trees, 1960 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear55 ft. trees, 1300 ft. from runway, 120 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF STURGIS
130 N. NOTTAWA
STURGIS, MI 49091-1433
Phone 269-651-2321
Manager: MICHAEL HUGHES, CITY/AIRPORT MGR
130 NORTH NOTTAWA, P O BOX 280
STURGIS, MI 49091-1433
Phone (269) 651-2821
ARPT/CITY MGR 269-651-2321. ASST MGR/FBO BRIAN RILEY 269-651-2821.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 14
Single engine airplanes: 13
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 22/day *
75% transient general aviation
25% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 06 September 2016

Additional Remarks

FOR CD WHEN GREAT LAKES APCH CLSD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.
CALL FOR SNOW REMOVAL INFO & RWY COND RPRT.
DEER AND BIRDS ON & INVOF RWYS.

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 07 November 2019 at 0901Z to 05 December 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (231KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (232KB)
NDB RWY 18   download (182KB)
NDB RWY 24   download (186KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (20KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (160KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHAI - Three Rivers Municipal Dr Haines Airport (11 nm NW)
KOEB - Branch County Memorial Airport (19 nm NE)
KANQ - Tri-State Steuben County Airport (19 nm SE)
C62 - Kendallville Municipal Airport (22 nm S)
KGSH - Goshen Municipal Airport (23 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Nov-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0512:05
Sunrise07:3512:35
Sunset17:1922:19
Evening civil twilight17:4922:49

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Nov-2019 14:10:30
Local (UTC-5)  17-Nov-2019 09:10:30
 
METAR
KIRS 171355Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM CLR M03/M06 A3010 RMK AO2 T10261057
KHAI 
11nm NW 
171355Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM CLR M05/M07 A3011 RMK AO2 T10501067
KANQ 
19nm SE 
171355Z AUTO 14004KT 10SM CLR M03/M06 A3010 RMK AO2
KOEB 
19nm E 
171355Z AUTO 14005KT 10SM CLR M03/M05 A3010 RMK AO2 T10351049
TAF
KAZO 
26nm N 
171130Z 1712/1812 10004KT P6SM SCT200 FM171900 18006KT P6SM BKN200 FM172200 16005KT P6SM OVC015 FM172300 16005KT 2SM -RA BR OVC010 FM180300 17004KT 6SM BR OVC050
KBTL 
32nm N 
171130Z 1712/1812 12005KT P6SM SCT200 FM171900 18006KT P6SM BKN200 FM172300 16005KT 5SM BR VCSH OVC020 FM180500 17004KT 6SM BR OVC050
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Kirsch Municipal Airport, City of Sturgis 269-651-2821
269-659-7234
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Public telephone, Computerized weather, Restrooms

More info about Kirsch Municipal Airport, City of Sturgis
independent
100LL Jet A
SS $4.50 $3.38 
 Updated 04-Nov-2019
 
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SS=Self service
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