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Tuscola Area Airport

Caro, MI

Phone: (989) 672-9302
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,Irregular
Elevation:704 ft (214.6 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. SW of Caro
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:DME, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:06/24, 13/31 (unpaved)
Longest paved runway: 4302 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.65  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.00  (self serve service)

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Runway 06/24

Dimensions:4302 x 75ft. / 1311.2 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
06684.6ft. MSL
58° mag
50° true
0.4% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 360 ft Right of center, 58 ft high, 1,030 ft from end, 14:1 clearance slope
24700.0ft. MSL
238° mag
230° true
0.4% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 300 ft Right of center, 64 ft high, 945 ft from end, 11:1 clearance slope
Rwy 24 REIL Out of Service

Runway 13/31

Dimensions:2277 x 110ft. / 694.0 x 33.5mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
13704.3ft. MSL
128° mag
120° true
0.7% down
No DataTrees, 120 ft Right of center, 15 ft high, 0 ft from end
31689.0ft. MSL
308° mag
300° true
0.7% up
No Data564' Disp Threshold
Trees, Both-Sides, 58 ft high, 600 ft from end, 10:1 clearance slope
Apch Ratio 20:1 at Dsplcd Thld Ry 13/31 Thlds & Dsplcd Thlds Mkd with Cones

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Tuscola Area Airport Authority
  • $4.65
  • $4.00
Caro, MI
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Public
Activities: Intensive Flight Training
Operations: Helicopter

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N43 27.5317' / W83 26.7267'
Charts:NACO: Detroit Sectional
Mag Var:08W (2020)
ARTCC:Cleveland (ZOB)
FSS:Lansing (LAN)
NOTAM Facility:CFS
Approach/Departure Control FacilityMBS
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft1500
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Actvt MIRL Ry 06/24; REIL & PAPI Rys 06 & 24 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:36
Multi Engine:1

Airport Activity

GA Local:7,000
GA Itinerant:7,000
Air Taxi:

(12-month period ending on 12/31/2015)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Tuscola Area Airport AuthorityChris McCollum
1750 Speirs Dr.1750 Speirs Dr
Caro, MI 48723Caro, MI 48723
(989) 673-4301 (Office) (989) 672-9302 (Office)