Southwest Michigan Regional
Benton Harbor, Michigan

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 10/12/2017 - 12/7/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA/ICAO Identifier:BEH / KBEH
Lat/Lng:42.1285301111, -86.4261353056
42-07-42.7084N, 086-25-34.0871W
Estimated by FAA on 08/23/2011
Elevation:649 feetSurveyedby 3RD PARTY SURVEYon 03/13/2008
Magnetic Variation:04W,(2010),[-5W (2017)]
From City:2nmNE of Benton Harbor


Use:Open to the public
Ownership:Publicly owned
Attended:All year Mon-Fri 0800-1700 (local) All year Sat 0800-1600 (local)
Otr Times by Req: Call 269-925-5114 During Bus Hrs to Req. Aftr Hrs Serv. Call in Fee 75.0
Control Tower:no
Airspace Class:E,Class E Svc 0600-2330; Other Times Class G
ARTCC:Chicago Center(ZAU)
FSS:Lansing FSS(LAN)
NOTAMs and Weather:BEHNOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude:1649 MSL (1000 AGL)
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Segmented Circle:yes
Lights:Activate MALSR Runway 28; REIL Runway 10, Runway 14 & Runway 32; HIRL Runway 10/28; PAPI Runway 10 & Runway 28; MIRL Runway 14/32 - CTAF.
Beacon:Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee:yes
Landing Fee for All Multi-Engine & Coml Single Engine Aircraft Waived with Min Fuel Purchase.


Contact 'SOUTH BEND' Approach
Contact 'SOUTH BEND' Departure
Other:---CD/P 119.7
Master Airport:SBN (SOUTH BEND INTL)
Tower Remarks:During Tmpry Closure of ATCT Bcst Position & Intetions on Frequency 125.5.
Approach & Departure Control Service Provided by Chicago ARTCC on 127.55/263.1 (Goshen RCAG) When South Bend Approach Control Closed.


Fuel:Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1 - Kerosene, with Icing Inhibitor, freeze point -50C
for Service After Hrs Call 269-325-7529. Call-in Fee.
Airframe Repair:Major
Powerplant Repair:Major
Transient Storage:Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services:Air Ambulance, Cargo handling, Charter, Aircraft Sales

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA:61
Multi Engine GA:6
Jet GA:3

Annual Operations

For year ending:12/31/2014
Local GA (< 20 miles):8625
Non-local GA:8625
Military Operations:20


Owner:Benton Harbor/St Joseph
1123 Territorial Rd
Benton Harbor, Mi 49022
Manager:Vincent Desjardins
1123 Territorial Rd
Benton Harbor, Mi 49022
Ext 10, or 269-927-2643 Maintenance Ofc. Airport Manager Cell 269-921-9200.



Runway 10/28

Length:6005 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 03/13/2008
Width:100 feet
Surface:Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Surface Treatment:Saw-cut or Plastic Grooved
Weight Capacity:Single Wheel aircraft: 60,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 100,000 lbs
Dual Tandem Wheel aircraft: 100,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity:High Intensity
End 10 End 28
True Alignment:090,(085 Magnetic)270,(265 Magnetic)
Runway Markings:Precision Instrument,Good ConditionPrecision Instrument,Good Condition
Gradient:0.4 Up
Elevation at End:627.3' MSL648.9' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone:630.9' MSL648.9' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height:35' AGL45' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:3.00°3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:4-light PAPI on left side of runway4-light PAPI on left side of runway
Approach Lights: MALSR - 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL):Yes 
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 milePrecision Instrument Runway
Object Clearance Slope:34:150:1

Runway 14/32

Length:3661 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 03/13/2008
Width:100 feet
Surface:Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Fair Condition
Weight Capacity:Single Wheel aircraft: 30,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 45,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity:Med Intensity
End 14 End 32
True Alignment:132,(127 Magnetic)312,(307 Magnetic)
Runway Markings:Basic,Fair ConditionBasic,Fair Condition
Gradient:0.1 0.1
Elevation at End:625.9' MSL630.5' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone:629.6' MSL630.6' MSL
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL):YesYes
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Utility runway with a visual approachUtility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope:6:120:1
Object Height:23' AGL 
Object Distance:328' Along centerline
100' Left of centerline



Additional Remarks

Birds and Deer on & in Vicinity of Airport.
Runway 14: Drop Off Begins 90 Ft from Paved Surface.
Snow Rem Operations Wint Months, Veh Operators Will Monitor CTAF.
for Field Condition 269-921-9200 (Airport Manager Cell).
Field Conditions not Monitored Aftr Atnd Hrs.
Runway 14 Approach +23 Ft Trees, Non-Standard Obstruction Clearance 6:1.
Runway 14/32 to be Shortened to 3200 Ft and Narrowed to 60 Ft Summer 2016.

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