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Willow Run Airport

Detroit, MI

Phone: 734-485-6669
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,All
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 24 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 24
Elevation:716 ft (218.2 m) (Surveyed)
Location:24.00 mi. SW of Detroit
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:05L/23R, 05R/23L, 09/27
Longest paved runway: 7543 ft
Fees:Landing, Parking, Tiedown, Hangar
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  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Diagram
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.15  (self serve service)
100LL$ 5.25  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.25  (full serve service)

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Runway 05L/23R

Dimensions:5996 x 160ft. / 1827.6 x 48.8mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 35000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in poor conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
05L714.9ft. MSL
53° mag
47° true
0.1% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, 284 ft Left of center, 65 ft high, 1,175 ft from end, 15:1 clearance slope
23R707.2ft. MSL
233° mag
227° true
0.1% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, 288 ft Right of center, 56 ft high, 1,619 ft from end, 25:1 clearance slope

Runway 05R/23L

Dimensions:7543 x 150ft. / 2299.1 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 100000 lb
Surface:concrete, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
05R714.5ft. MSL
53° mag
47° true
0.2% down
precisionrunway visual range: Touchdown
centerline: Centerline Lights are present
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
end touchdown: End Touchdown Lights are present
ILS/DMETree, 719 ft Right of center, 66 ft high, 2,456 ft from end, 34:1 clearance slope
23L701.6ft. MSL
233° mag
227° true
0.2% up
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
centerline: Centerline Lights are present

Runway 09/27

Dimensions:7292 x 160ft. / 2222.6 x 48.8mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 55000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in poor conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
09715.3ft. MSL
95° mag
89° true
0.2% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
576' Disp Threshold
Railroad, 298 ft Right of center, 25 ft high, 564 ft from end, 14:1 clearance slope
27699.3ft. MSL
275° mag
269° true
0.2% up
non-precisionNo Data

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Active Aero Services
  • $5.25
  • $5.15
  • $3.25
On field: E
UNICOM: 122.825
Avflight East
  • $6.20
  • $4.14
On field: E
ARINC: 129.15734-482-2621
Avflight West
  • $6.20
  • $4.14
On field: W
ARINC: 130.125734-482-2621
Black Eagle Aviation
  • Sales
On field: E
Eastern Michigan University
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: W
Foster Aviation
  • Maintenance
On field: E
Mang Aero Club
    Ypsilanti, MI
    Southgate Flying Club
      Detroit, MI
      Top Flight Avionics
      • Maintenance
      • Sales
      On field: E
      U of D Flying Club
        Livonia, MI
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        Services at this airport:

        Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High
        Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
        Transportation: Limousine, Van, Courtesy Car
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        Customs: International Landing Rights

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          Operations & More Information

          Lat/Long:N42 14.4011' / W83 31.8535'
          Charts:NACO: Detroit Sectional
          Mag Var:06W (1995)
          ARTCC:Cleveland (ZOB)
          FSS:Lansing (LAN)
          NOTAM Facility:YIP
          Approach/Departure Control FacilityDTW
          Pattern Altitude:Light Aircraft: 1716 MSL; Heavy Aircraft: 2216 MSL
          Wind Indicator:Lighted
          Seg. Circle:No
          Lighting:No data

          Aircraft & Activity

          Based GA Aircraft

          Single Engine:91
          Multi Engine:37

          Airport Activity

          GA Local:26,827
          GA Itinerant:23,900
          Air Taxi:8,796

          (12-month period ending on 3/31/2014)

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          Contact Addresses

          Owner:Airport Manager:
          Wayne County Airport AuthorityChris Mullin
          L C Smith - Terminal Mezzanine801 Willow Run Airport
          Detroit, MI 48242Ypsilanti, MI 48198
          734-485-6666 (Office) 734-485-6669 (Office)