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FAA Information Effective: 1/4/2018

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Plainwell Municipal Airport

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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,Irregular
Elevation:722 ft (220.1 m) (Estimated)
Location:2.00 mi. N of Plainwell
Beacon: Not present
Instrument Procedures:
Runways:01/19 (unpaved) , 09/27
Longest paved runway: 2650 ft
Fees:No data
  • METARs
  • TAFs

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Use subject to Terms and Conditions

  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.42  (self serve service)

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Runway 01/19

Dimensions:2550 x 100ft. / 777.2 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
01722.0ft. MSL
10° mag
7° true
No Data268' Disp Threshold
Tree, 120 ft Right of center, 40 ft high, 120 ft from end, 3:1 clearance slope
Apch Ratio 1:1 to Dsplcd Thld Based on 50 Ft Tree 30 Ft Fm Dsplcd Thld 150 Ft R, 20:1 Based on Straight Out 01/19 & Dsplcd Thlds Mkd with Yellow Cones
19722.0ft. MSL
190° mag
187° true
No Data980' Disp Threshold
Trees, Both-Sides, 70 ft high, 96 ft from end, 1:1 clearance slope
Apch Ratio 8:1 to Dsplcd Thld Based on 50 Ft Trees 360 Ft Fm Dsplcd Thld 105r, 15:1 Based on Straight Out

Runway 09/27

Dimensions:2650 x 50ft. / 807.7 x 15.2mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in poor conditionRunway Edge Lights:low
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
09722.0ft. MSL
92° mag
89° true
basicNo Data191' Disp Threshold
Road, Both-Sides, 17 ft high, 201 ft from end
4 Ft Fence, 50 Ft Dst Fm Ry End; 17 Ft Rd, 140 Ft Fm Ry End Apch Ratio 20:1 to Dsplcd Thld Based on 74 Ft Tree 1,480 Ft Fm Dsplcd Thld 115l
27722.0ft. MSL
272° mag
269° true
basicNo Data775' Disp Threshold
Trees, Both-Sides, 55 ft high, 201 ft from end
4 Ft Fence 62 Ft Fm Ry End, 15 Ft Road, 100 Ft Fm Ry End, 40 Ft Tree, 155 Ft Fm Ry End Apch Ratio 21:1 to Dsplcd Thld Based on 50 Ft Tree 1000 Ft Fm Dsplcd Thld 90 Ft R

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
City of Plainwell
  • $4.42
Plainwell , MI
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Services at this airport:

Services: Camping on Field
Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead
Transportation: Courtesy Car

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N42 28.0676' / W85 38.8828'
Charts:NACO: Chicago Sectional
Mag Var:03W (1985)
ARTCC:Chicago (ZAU)
FSS:Lansing (LAN)
NOTAM Facility:LAN
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:No
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • low intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
for LIRL Ry 09/27 Key 122.8 5 Times on

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:21
Multi Engine:0

Airport Activity

GA Local:2,000
GA Itinerant:2,000
Air Taxi:0

(12-month period ending on 12/31/2016)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
City of PlainwellVirgil Williams
211 N. Main132 Country Club
Plainwell, MI 49080-1397Plainwell, MI 49080
269-685-6821 (Office) 269-685-6268 (Office)