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Kirsch Municipal Airport

Sturgis, MI

Phone: (269) 651-2821
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Attendance: Attended
Elevation:924 ft (281.6 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. NW of Sturgis
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:RNAV, GPS, NDB
Runways:06/24, 18/36
Longest paved runway: 5201 ft
  • METARs
  • TAFs

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Use subject to Terms and Conditions

  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.29  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.53  (self serve service)

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Runway 06/24

Dimensions:3601 x 75ft. / 1097.6 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 19000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
06912.2ft. MSL
63° mag
59° true
0.4% up
basicNo DataTrees, 125 ft Right of center, 74 ft high, 1,960 ft from end, 23:1 clearance slope
24924.8ft. MSL
243° mag
239° true
0.4% down
basicvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 120 ft Right of center, 63 ft high, 1,460 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope

Runway 18/36

Dimensions:5201 x 100ft. / 1585.3 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 47000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
18908.2ft. MSL
184° mag
180° true
0.1% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, Both-Sides, 133 ft high, 3,427 ft from end, 24:1 clearance slope
36912.0ft. MSL
4° mag
0° true
0.1% down
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, 106 ft Right of center, 60 ft high, 2,020 ft from end, 30:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Bartelt Aviation
  • Maintenance
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: SW
City of Sturgis
  • $4.29
  • $3.53
  • Sales
On field: E
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Services at this airport:

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

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N41 48.7973' / W85 26.3376'
Charts:NACO: Chicago Sectional
Mag Var:04W (1995)
ARTCC:Chicago (ZAU)
FSS:Lansing (LAN)
NOTAM Facility:IRS
Approach/Departure Control FacilityAZO
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft1925
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
Actvt MIRL Rys 06/24 & 18/36, REIL Rys 24 ,18, & 36, PAPI Rys 24, 18, & 36 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:16
Multi Engine:0

Airport Activity

GA Local:2,000
GA Itinerant:6,000
Air Taxi:

(12-month period ending on 9/6/2016)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
City of SturgisMichael Hughes, City/Airport Manager
130 N. Nottawa130 North Nottawa St, P O Box 280
Sturgis, MI 49091-1433Sturgis, MI 49091-1433
269-651-2321 (Office) (269) 651-2821 (Office)
Arpt/City Mgr 269-651-2321. Asst Mgr/Fbo Brian Riley 269-651-2821