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Fitch H Beach Airport

Charlotte, MI

Phone: 517-543-2299
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0800-Dusk
Elevation:891 ft (271.6 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. NE of Charlotte
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:02/20, 14/32 (unpaved)
Longest paved runway: 3510 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.85  (self serve service)

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Runway 02/20

Dimensions:3510 x 75ft. / 1069.8 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 26000 lb
Surface:concrete, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
02879.8ft. MSL
24° mag
21° true
0.3% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 250 ft Left of center, 38 ft high, 960 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
20891.0ft. MSL
204° mag
201° true
0.3% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 250 ft Left of center, 25 ft high, 450 ft from end, 10:1 clearance slope
SW Also 123 Ft Trees, 2660 Ft Dstc, 250 Ft Left, 20:1

Runway 14/32

Dimensions:2298 x 95ft. / 700.4 x 29.0mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
14879.7ft. MSL
148° mag
145° true
0.0% up
No Data568' Disp Threshold
Trees, 100 ft Left of center, 23 ft high, 115 ft from end, 5:1 clearance slope
Apch Ratio 20:1 at Dsplcd Thld Ovr 79 Ft Tree, 1580 Ft Dstc 14/32 Thld & Dsplcd Thld Marked with 3 Ft Yellow Cones
32880.4ft. MSL
328° mag
325° true
0.0% down
No Data189' Disp Threshold
Road, 30 ft Left of center, 10 ft high, 120 ft from end, 12:1 clearance slope
Apch Ratio 20:1 at Dsplcd Thld

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Charlotte Air Services
  • Maintenance
  • $4.85
On field: S
Great Lakes Air Ventures
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: S
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N42 34.4450' / W84 48.7267'
    Charts:NACO: Detroit Sectional
    Mag Var:03W (1980)
    ARTCC:Cleveland (ZOB)
    FSS:Lansing (LAN)
    NOTAM Facility:FPK
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityLAN
    Pattern Altitude:Light Aircraft: 1690 MSL; Heavy Aircraft: 1890 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 10 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 10 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 10 secs
    Actvt MIRL Ry 02/20; REIL & PAPI Rys 02 & 20 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:19
    Multi Engine:4

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:2,425
    GA Itinerant:4,851
    Air Taxi:

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

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    City of Charlotte/City ManagerTodd Cotter
    111 E Lawerence111 E. Lawrence
    Charlotte, MI 48813Charlotte, MI 48813
    517-543-2750 (Office) 517-543-2299 (Office)