Bluffton, Ohio

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 09/14/2017 - 11/9/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:5G7
Lat/Lng: 40.8854444444, -83.8686388889
40-53-07.6000N, 083-52-07.1000W
Estimated by FAA on 11/30/2011
Elevation: 850 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 12/20/2010
Magnetic Variation: 05W, (1985), [-7W (2017)]
Sectional: DETROIT
From City: 1nm SE of Bluffton


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 01/1947
Attended: All year Every day 0800-1800 (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Cleveland Center (ZOB)
FSS: Cleveland FSS (CLE)
NOTAMs and Weather: CLE NOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude: 1850 MSL (1000 AGL)
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 05/23 & PAPI Runway 23 REIL Runway 23 - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800, Unicom Monitored Irregularly.
Contact 'TOLEDO' Approach
120.8, 317.55
Contact 'TOLEDO' Departure
120.8, 317.55
Master Airport: TOL (TOLEDO EXPRESS)


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Minor
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services: Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 12
Multi Engine GA: 3
Helicopter GA: 1
Total: 16

Annual Operations

For year ending: 09/08/2016
AirTaxi: 800
Local GA (< 20 miles): 47500
Non-local GA: 23500
Military Operations: 180
Total: 71980


Owner: Village of Bluffton
P O Box 63
Bluffton, Oh 45817
Manager: Mike Conrad/Nick Vance
1080 Navajo Drive
Bluffton, Oh 45817


Runways: 05/23

Runway 05/23

Length: 4126 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 12/20/2010
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 05 End 23
True Alignment: 052, (045 Magnetic) 232, (225 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Fair Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Fair Condition
Gradient: 0.1 0.1
Elevation at End: 850.7' MSL 846.7' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 850.7' MSL 849.9' MSL
Visual Glide Path Angle:   3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:   4-light PAPI on left side of runway
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL):   Yes
Objects: Tree  
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a nonprecision approach
Object Clearance Slope: 14:1 20:1
Object Height: 31' AGL  
Object Distance: 630' Along centerline
125' Left of centerline



Additional Remarks

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