Empire, Michigan

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 01/05/2017 - 3/2/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:Y87
Lat/Lng: 44.7874977778, -86.0042580556
44-47-14.9920N, 086-00-15.3290W
Elevation: 944 feet Surveyed
Magnetic Variation: 04W, (1985), [-6W (2017)]
Sectional: GREEN BAY
From City: 3nm SE of Empire


Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: NOT ANALYZED
Existed Prior to 1959.
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 08/1948
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Minneapolis Center (ZMP)
FSS: Lansing FSS (LAN)
NOTAMs and Weather: LAN NOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude: 1944 MSL (1000 AGL)
Wind Indicator: Unlighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate LIRL Runway 17/35 - CTAF; may-Oct. LIRL Inop Nov-Apr.
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.900


Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 3
Total: 3

Annual Operations

For year ending: 12/31/2015
Local GA (< 20 miles): 250
Non-local GA: 250
Total: 500


Owner: Empire Village/Twp
P.O. Box 204
Empire, Mi 49630-0204
Empire Village Ofc 231-326-5466, Empire Twp Ofc 231-326-5182.
Manager: Lance Roman
P.O. Box 204
Empire, Mi 49630-0204


Runways: 09/27

Runway 09/27

Length: 2275 feet
Width: 150 feet
Surface: Grass / Sod, Fair Condition
End 09 End 27
Runway Markings: Runway 09/27 & Displaced Thlds Marked with 3 Ft Yellow Cones. Runway 9/27 Uneven - Rolling Terrain
Displaced Threshold Distance: 200' 280'
Elevation at End: 944.0' MSL 944.0' MSL
Objects: Trees Road
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 0:1
Approach Ratio 9:1 from Displaced Threshold Ovr 38 Ft Trees, 444 Ft Dstc, 125 Ft R.
Runway 27 Approach Ratio 20:1 to Displaced Threshold.
Object Height: 30' AGL 15' AGL
Object Distance: 25' Along centerline
125'Left and Right of centerline
33' Along centerline

Runway 17/35

Length: 2600 feet
Width: 50 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Poor Condition
Runway 17/35 Loose Stones on Runway.
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Low Intensity
LIRL Lights Inop Nov-may.
End 17 End 35
Runway Markings: Basic, Good Condition Basic, Good Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance: 718' 182'
Elevation at End: 944.0' MSL 944.0' MSL
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: 5:1 12:1
Approach Ratio 20:1 at Displaced Threshold. Ovr 88 Ft Trees, 1760 Ft from Displaced Threshold.,100 Ft R.
Object Height: 10' AGL 23' AGL
Object Distance: 250' Along centerline
476' Along centerline
130' Left of centerline
Other Objects: +9 Foot Fence 90 Feet from Runway End 125L/R +15 Ft Road 78 Ft Dstc 125 Ft L.



Additional Remarks

Campground Adjacent to Airport; Call 231-326-5285.
Ultralight & Radio Control Activity on & in Vicinity of Airport.
Runway 35 Wind Sock 110 Ft E. of Runway Centerline.
Runway 9/27 Uneven - Rolling Terrain.
Runway 9/27 Closed Dec Thru Mar & When Snow Covered, No Snow Removal

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