Paul C Miller-Sparta
Sparta, Michigan

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 08/20/2015 - 10/15/2015

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:8D4
Lat/Lng: 43.1274375556, -85.6791295833
43-07-38.7752N, 085-40-44.8665W
Estimated by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 08/26/2011
Elevation: 775 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 10/28/2010
Magnetic Variation: 04W, (1980), [-6W (2015)]
Sectional: CHICAGO
From City: 3nm SE of Sparta


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 12/1944
Attended: All year Every day IREG (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Chicago Center (ZAU)
FSS: Lansing FSS (LAN)
NOTAMs and Weather: LAN NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 07/25, PAPI Runway 07 & Runway 25, REIL Runway 07 & Runway 25 - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800
Weather: AWOS-A 616-887-2039 132.95
Contact 'GRAND RAPIDS' Approach
124.6, 257.6
Contact 'GRAND RAPIDS' Departure
124.6, 257.6
Master Airport: GRR (GERALD R FORD INTL)


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Automotive Gasoline
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services: Pilot Instruction

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 76
Multi Engine GA: 2
Jet GA: 2
Total: 80

Annual Operations

For year ending: 12/31/2014
Local GA (< 20 miles): 9000
Non-local GA: 6000
Total: 15000


Owner: City of Sparta
156 East Division
Sparta, Mi 49345
(616) 887-8251
Manager: Lori Layne
9100 Vinton Ave.
Sparta, Mi 49345
(616) 887-5744


Runways: 07/25

Runway 07/25

Length: 4032 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 10/28/2010
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 24,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 07 End 25
True Alignment: 063, (057 Magnetic) 243, (237 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition
Gradient: 0.3 0.7 Up
Elevation at End: 774.6' MSL 744.9' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 774.8' MSL 764.3' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 22' AGL 34' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.50° 3.50°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 2-light PAPI on left side of runway 2-light PAPI on right side of runway
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL): Yes Yes
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a nonprecision approach Utility runway with a nonprecision approach
Object Clearance Slope: 22:1 32:1
Object Height: 10' AGL 20' AGL
Object Distance: 350' Along centerline
265' Left of centerline
480' Along centerline
300' Right of centerline



Additional Remarks

Deer on & in View of Airport.
Powered Parachute Operations North Side of Runway.

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