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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: Not present
Instrument Procedures:
Runways:09/27 (unpaved) , 17/35
Longest paved runway: 2600 ft
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Runway 09/27

Dimensions:2235 x 150ft. / 681.2 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 Data217' 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 Data270' 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
17939.0ft. MSL
167° mag
163° true
0.2% down
basicNo Data191' Disp Threshold
Trees, Both-Sides, 10 ft high, 250 ft from end, 5:1 clearance slope
+9 Foot Fence 90 Feet From Runway End 125l/R
35935.0ft. MSL
347° mag
343° true
0.2% up
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 47.4310' / W86 0.1662'
Charts:NACO: Green Bay Sectional
Mag Var:04W (1985)
ARTCC:Minneapolis (ZMP)
FSS:Lansing (LAN)
NOTAM Facility:LAN
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft1720
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 12/31/2015)

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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