Silver City Airpark
Alpena, Michigan

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 06/25/2015 - 8/20/2015

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:53M
Lat/Lng: 45.1323472222, -83.4480277778
45-07-56.4500N, 083-26-52.9000W
Elevation: 680 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 07W, (1995), [-8W (2015)]
Sectional: LAKE HURON
From City: 4nm N of Alpena


Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: CONDITIONAL
Provided the Area 125 Ft Either Side of Runway and 200 Ft Off Runway Ends is Clear; Obstruction in Approaches are Removed or Lowered or Threshold Displaced; Sponser Agree to Use 800 Ft TPA Which is a Non-Standard TPA.
Ownership: Privately owned
Activation: 09/1998
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Minneapolis Center (ZMP)
FSS: Lansing FSS (LAN)
NOTAMs and Weather: LAN NOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude: 1480 MSL (800 AGL)
Wind Indicator: Unlighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.900


Transient Storage: Tie-Down

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 1
Total: 1

Annual Operations

For year ending: 12/31/2013
Local GA (< 20 miles): 75
Non-local GA: 75
Total: 150


Owner: Don Dziesinski
5280 US 23 North
Airport Located at SW Corner of Bloom Road & US 23 N.
Alpena, Mi 49707
Manager: Larry Dziesinski
13361 White Ash
Alpena, Mi 49707


Runways: 08/26

Runway 08/26

Length: 2400 feet
Width: 100 feet
Surface: Grass / Sod, Good Condition
End 08 End 26
Runway Markings: Runway 08/26 and Displaced Thlds Marked with 3 Ft Yellow Cones.  
Displaced Threshold Distance: 600' 400'
Objects: Trees Trees
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 0:1
Runway 08 Approach Ratio 1:1 at Displaced Threshold Ovr +60 Ft. Trees, 100 Ft from Displaced Threshold, 135 Ft L, 20:1 Based on Straight out.
Runway 26 Approach Ratio 16:1 at Displaced Threshold; 20:1 Based on Straight out.
Object Height: 50' AGL 58' AGL
Object Distance: 0' Along centerline
125' Left of centerline
580' Along centerline
110' Left of centerline



Additional Remarks

30 Ft Powerlines in Runway 08 Approach not Marked.
35 Ft Powerline in Runway 26 Approach Marked with Orange Balls, Obscured by Trees.
300 Ft Antenna 1/5 Mi N of Airport.
No Snow Removal. Airport Closed Nov-Mar and When Snow Covered Except for Ski Equipped Aircraft. for Field Condition. Call Airport Manager 989-595-2344.

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