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Roben-Hood Airport

Big Rapids, MI

Phone: 231-796-5600
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Attendance: Attended
Elevation:989 ft (301.4 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. NW of Big Rapids
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:DME, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:09/27, 14/32
Longest paved runway: 4300 ft
Fees:Ramp, Tiedown, Hangar, Landing
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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.95  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.49  (self serve service)

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Runway 09/27

Dimensions:4300 x 75ft. / 1310.6 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 20000 lb
Surface:asphalt, porous friction course, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
09989.5ft. MSL
95° mag
90° true
1.0% down
No Datanon-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 500 ft Right of center, 136 ft high, 2,104 ft from end, 14:1 clearance slope
PAPI Unusbl Byd 5 Deg Right of Cntrln
27944.6ft. MSL
275° mag
270° true
1.0% up
No Datanon-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present

Runway 14/32

Dimensions:2699 x 75ft. / 822.7 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 20000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
14932.4ft. MSL
148° mag
143° true
0.3% down
basicNo DataTrees, Both-Sides, 80 ft high, 2,440 ft from end, 28:1 clearance slope
32924.9ft. MSL
328° mag
323° true
0.3% up
basicNo DataTree, 80 ft Right of center, 43 ft high, 980 ft from end, 18:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Colt Aviation, Inc.
  • Maintenance
  • $4.95
  • $4.49
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: N
UNICOM: 122.8
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A1 +Icing Inhibitor
Transportation: Public, Courtesy Car

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N43 43.3583' / W85 30.2433'
    Charts:NACO: Chicago Sectional
    Mag Var:05W (2000)
    ARTCC:Minneapolis (ZMP)
    FSS:Lansing (LAN)
    NOTAM Facility:RQB
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:Ultralights: 1290 MSL; Light Aircraft: 1790 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 7 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
    Dusk-Dawn. Actvt MIRL Rys 09/27 & 14/32; PAPI Rys 09 & 27; REIL Rys 09 & 27 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:17
    Multi Engine:1

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:2,020
    GA Itinerant:2,020
    Air Taxi:

    (12-month period ending on 12/31/2014)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    City of Big RapidsMike Lafferty
    City Hall21325 18 Mile Rd
    Big Rapids, MI 49307Big Rapids, MI 49307
    231-592-4045 (Office) 231-796-5600 (Office)