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Empire Airport

Empire, MI

Phone: 231-326-5194
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Attendance: Not Attended
Elevation:944 ft (287.7 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. SE of Empire
Beacon: Present
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runways:09/27 (unpaved) , 17/35
Longest paved runway: 2600 ft
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Runway 09/27

Dimensions:2275 x 150ft. / 693.4 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
09944.0ft. MSL

No Data200' Disp Threshold
Trees, 125 ft Both-Sides of center, 30 ft high, 25 ft from end
Apch Ratio 9:1 Fm Dsplcd Thr Ovr 38 Ft Trees, 444 Ft Dstc, 125 Ft R Ry 09/27 & Dsplcd Thlds Mkd with 3 Ft Yellow Cones
27944.0ft. MSL

No Data280' Disp Threshold
Road, Both-Sides, 15 ft high, 33 ft from end, 2:1 clearance slope
Rwy 27 Apch Ratio 20:1 to Dsplcd Thld Rwy 9/27 Uneven - Rolling Terrain

Runway 17/35

Dimensions:2600 x 50ft. / 792.5 x 15.2mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in poor conditionRunway Edge Lights:low
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
17944.0ft. MSL

basicNo Data718' Disp Threshold
Trees, Both-Sides, 10 ft high, 250 ft from end, 5:1 clearance slope
+30 Ft Trees 0 Ft Dstc 0b Apch Ratio 25:1 to Dsplcd Thld Based on +30 Ft Trees 750 Ft Fm Dsplcd Thld 125 Ft R/L
35944.0ft. MSL

basicNo Data182' Disp Threshold
Trees, 130 ft Left of center, 23 ft high, 476 ft from end, 12:1 clearance slope
+15 Ft Road 78 Ft Dstc 125 Ft L Apch Ratio 20:1 at Dsplcd Thld. Ovr 88 Ft Trees, 1760 Ft Fm Dsplcd Thld.,100 Ft R

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N44 47.2499' / W86 0.2555'
    Charts:NACO: Green Bay Sectional
    Mag Var:04W (1985)
    ARTCC:Minneapolis (ZMP)
    FSS:Lansing (LAN)
    NOTAM Facility:LAN
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 1720 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Present (unlit)
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Actvt LIRL Ry 17/35 - CTAF; May-Oct. LIRL Inop Nov-Apr

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:3
    Multi Engine:

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:250
    GA Itinerant:250
    Air Taxi:

    (12-month period ending on 12/31/2011)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Empire Village/TownshipLance Roman
    P.O. Box 204P.O. Box 204
    Empire, MI 49630-0204Empire, MI 49630-0204
    231-326-5466 (Office) 231-326-5194 (Office)
    Empire Village Ofc 231-326-5466, Empire Twp Ofc 231-326-5182