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Ionia County Airport

Ionia, MI

Phone: 616-527-9070
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Attendance: Attended
Closed Major HolidaysYear-round, 7 Days a Week,0900-Dusk
Elevation:817 ft (249.0 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. S of Ionia
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:09/27, 18/36 (unpaved)
Longest paved runway: 4298 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.85  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.19  (full serve service)

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Runway 09/27

Dimensions:4298 x 75ft. / 1310.0 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
09813.8ft. MSL
96° mag
91° true
0.3% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Tree, 125 ft Right of center, 54 ft high, 1,280 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
Also +25 Ft Pline 1154 Ft Dist 38:1 REIL Out of Service Indefly
27802.4ft. MSL
276° mag
271° true
0.3% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI

Runway 18/36

Dimensions:4261 x 340ft. / 1298.8 x 103.6mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
18803.5ft. MSL
184° mag
179° true
0.3% up
No DataTrees, Both-Sides, 66 ft high, 858 ft from end, 13:1 clearance slope
Both Ends Mkd with 3 Ft Yellow Cones
36817.6ft. MSL
4° mag
359° true
0.3% down
No DataTree, 220 ft Right of center, 56 ft high, 1,008 ft from end, 18:1 clearance slope
Appr Ratio 20:1 Straight Out Also +33'Pline. 1015' Dist 30:1

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Benz Aviation
  • Maintenance
  • $4.85
  • $5.19
  • Rentals
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 122.8
School of Missionary Aviation
    On field: NW
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    Services at this airport:

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

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N42 56.2757' / W85 3.6344'
    Charts:NACO: Chicago Sectional
    Mag Var:05W (2000)
    ARTCC:Chicago (ZAU)
    FSS:Lansing (LAN)
    NOTAM Facility:LAN
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityLAN
    Pattern Altitude:
    Heavy Aircraft1810
    Light Aircraft1810
    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 Ry 09/27, PAPI Ry 09 & 27, and REIL Ry 27 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:39
    Multi Engine:7

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:10,500
    GA Itinerant:10,500
    Air Taxi:

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

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Ionia CountyAnthony Smit
    Courthouse, 100 W. Main3147 S State Rd
    Ionia, MI 48846Ionia, MI 48846
    616-527-5300 (Office) 616-527-9070 (Office)