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Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TUSCOLA AREA AIRPORT AUTHORITY
1750 SPEIRS DR.
CARO, MI 48723
Phone 989-673-4301
Manager: LYNN HAYWARD
1750 SPEIRS DR
CARO, MI 48723
Phone (989) 233-4124

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 40
Single engine airplanes: 33
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 4
Aircraft operations: avg 38/day *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2013

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 4302 x 75 ft. / 1311 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 6
RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 43-27.242712N 43-27.693605N
Longitude: 083-27.221942W 083-26.472488W
Elevation: 684.6 ft. 700.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.4% 0.4%
Traffic pattern: left left
Runway heading: 056 magnetic, 050 true 236 magnetic, 230 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair condition nonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path) 4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes yes
RWY 23 REIL OTS.
Touchdown point: yes, no lights yes, no lights
Obstructions: 59 ft. trees, 1391 ft. from runway, 80 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear 33 ft. trees, 860 ft. from runway, 120 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 2277 x 110 ft. / 694 x 34 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: RY 13/31 THLDS & DSPLCD THLDS MKD WITH CONES.
RUNWAY 13 RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 43-27.744598N 43-27.558688N
Longitude: 083-26.722463W 083-26.275807W
Elevation: 704.3 ft. 689.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.6% 0.6%
Traffic pattern: left left
Runway heading: 126 magnetic, 120 true 306 magnetic, 300 true
Displaced threshold: no 564 ft.
Touchdown point: yes, no lights yes, no lights
Obstructions: 70 ft. trees, 1750 ft. from runway, 25:1 slope to clear 49 ft. trees, 594 ft. from runway, 12:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 22:1 AT DSPLCD THLD; 49 FT TREES 1094 FT FM DSPLCD THLD.