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Jerry Tyler Memorial Airport

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Attendance: Attended
Arpt Unattended Major HolidaysYear-round, 7 Days a Week,0900-1700
Elevation:750 ft (228.6 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. NE of Niles
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:04/22, 15/33
Longest paved runway: 4100 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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  • TAFs

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Use subject to Terms and Conditions

  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.95  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.45  (self serve service)
100LL$ 5.45  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.45  (full serve service)

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Runway 04/22

Dimensions:3316 x 55ft. / 1010.7 x 16.8mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 8000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in poor conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
04736.9ft. MSL
39° mag
34° true
0.2% up
basicNo Data898' Disp Threshold
Road, 125 ft Left of center, 47 ft high, 282 ft from end, 1:1 clearance slope
+6ft Fence, 199 Ft Dstc, 125 Ft L Apch Ratio 20:1 to Dsplcd Thld Ovr 79 Ft Trees, 1580 Ft Dstc, 125 Ft R
22741.9ft. MSL
219° mag
214° true
0.2% down
basicNo Data750' Disp Threshold
Trees, Both-Sides, 47 ft high, 470 ft from end, 5:1 clearance slope
Apch Ratio 25:1 to Dspld Thld

Runway 15/33

Dimensions:4100 x 75ft. / 1249.7 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 25000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
15741.4ft. MSL
151° mag
146° true
0.2% up
basicvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
300' Disp Threshold
Tree, 250 ft Left of center, 55 ft high, 475 ft from end, 5:1 clearance slope
Apch Ratio 14:1 to Dsplcd Thld Ry 15 PAPI Unusbl Byd 5 Deg Right/Left of Cntrln
33750.4ft. MSL
331° mag
326° true
0.2% down
basicvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 250 ft Left of center, 68 ft high, 676 ft from end, 7:1 clearance slope
Ry 33 PAPI Unusbl Byd 3 Deg Right/Left of Cntrln

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Astro Star Aviation
  • Maintenance
  • $5.45
  • $4.95
  • $4.45
  • $4.45
On field: N
UNICOM: 122.8
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Rental Cars: 

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N41 50.1533' / W86 13.5100'
Charts:NACO: Chicago Sectional
Mag Var:05W (2010)
ARTCC:Chicago (ZAU)
FSS:Lansing (LAN)
NOTAM Facility:LAN
Approach/Departure Control FacilitySBN
Pattern Altitude:Tpa Piston Acft 1000 Ft; Turbine Acft 1500 Ft Piston Acft 1750 Msl (1000 Agl), Turbine Acft 2250 Msl (1500 Agl)
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
Actvt MIRL Ry 15/33, REILs 15 & 33, PAPI Ry 15 & 33 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:22
Multi Engine:6

Airport Activity

GA Local:1,500
GA Itinerant:1,500
Air Taxi:

(12-month period ending on 12/31/2012)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
City of NilesJoseph Ray
333 N. State St. Ste 301333 N. State St. Ste 301, 508 East Main Street
Niles, MI 49120Niles, MI 49120
269-683-4700 (Office) 269-683-4700 (Office)