• Location

    Latitude: 
    44-47-25.8590N (44.790516)
    Longitude: 
    086-00-09.9713W (-86.002770)
    Elevation: 
    944.0 feet MSL (288 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    5.8 W (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    3 N.M. SE of Empire, Michigan
    Found On: 
    Green Bay Chart
    FAA Region: 
    AGL
  • Airport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    08/1948
    Control tower: 
    No
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    Unattended
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZMP (Minneapolis)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SEE RMK
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    Yes
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1944 feet (593 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    LAN
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes
    International Airport of Entry: 
    No
    Customs Landing Rights: 
    No
    Military Landing Rights: 
    No
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 
    No

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  3

    Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2015)

    Total Operations:  500
    GA Local:  250 50.0%
    GA Itinerant:  250 50.0%
  • Communications

    CTAF:  122.900

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Publicly owned: 
      LANCE ROMAN
      P.O. BOX 204
      EMPIRE, MI 49630-0204
      231-326-5194
      EMPIRE VILLAGE/TWP
      P.O. BOX 204
      EMPIRE, MI 49630-0204
      231-326-5466
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      Area Code: 231

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    • Flight Service Stations

      Primary Alternate
      FSS on Field:  N
      FSS Name (ID):  Lansing(LAN)
      Frequency: 
      Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
         
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    • Maps

      Empire - Empire (Y87) Airport Terminal Map

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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near Y87

      Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).
    • Nearby Airports with Fuel

      Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
      18.2 Cherry Capital Airport
      (TVC KTVC TVC)
      99 105 100LL, Jet A+
      32.8 Manistee Co-Blacker Airport
      (MBL KMBL MBL)
      198 204 100LL, Jet A
      36.2 Antrim County Airport
      (ACB KACB ACB)
      70 77 100LL, Jet A
      39.7 Wexford County Airport
      (CAD KCAD CAD)
      140 146 100LL, Jet A
      43.6 Charlevoix Municipal Airport
      (KCVX CVX)
      44 51 100LL, Jet A
      49.8 Boyne City Municipal Airport
      (N98)
      59 66 100LL
      51.0 Boyne Mountain Airport
      (KBFA BFA)
      63 70 100LL
      52.6 Mason County Airport
      (LDM KLDM LDM)
      199 204 100LL, Jet A
      54.4 Ephraim-Gibraltar Airport
      (3D2)
      292 297 100LL
      57.2 Beaver Island Airport
      (KSJX SJX)
      18 24 100LL
      59.4 Welke Airport
      (6Y8)
      19 25 100LL
      60.5 Door County Cherryland Airport
      (SUE KSUE SUE)
      273 278 100LL, Jet A
      62.6 Roscommon County - Blodgett Memorial Airport
      (HTL KHTL HTL)
      113 120 100LL
      69.2 Pellston Regional Airport Of Emmet County Airport
      (PLN KPLN PLN)
      47 54 100LL, Jet A
      71.4 Schoolcraft County Airport
      (ISQ KISQ ISQ)
      354 360 100LL, Jet A
      72.3 Menominee-Marinette Twin County Airport
      (MNM KMNM MNM)
      286 291 100LL, Jet A
      74.8 Cain Field Airport
      (38C)
      162 168 100LL, Mogas
      78.9 Clare Municipal Airport
      (48D)
      136 143 100LL
      79.5 West Gladstone Airport
      (43MI)
      324 329 100LL
      81.1 Fremont Municipal Airport
      (KFFX FFX)
      179 185 100LL, Jet A
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

      List ALL KFFX NOTAMs

      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of KFFX

      NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

      Locations (ICAO):
      Buffer (Both Sides):
      NM
      Include:
    • Ratings & Reviews

      Empire Airport Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Empire Airport
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Flight Service Number of Flights
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Overall Number of Routes Served
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      International Routes Served
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      On-time Performance
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Centers
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Airport Website (information & tools)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Availability of Internet Connectivity
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Wireless Internet Access
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      General Facilities ATM Locations
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Public Telephones
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restrooms
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Architecture
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Terminal Layout
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Seating Areas
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Overall Cleanliness
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Children Play Areas
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Geographic Location
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Claim Locations
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Handling
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Overall Comfort
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Security Lines
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Parking Pricing
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Public Transport
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Car Rental
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Taxis
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Hotel Shuttles
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Proximity to City Center
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    • Remarks

      A110-4 SEAPLANE ACTVTY ON ADJACENT LAKE .5 MI NE OF ARPT.
      A110-5 TERM. BLDG. ACCESS 5-3-2-1.
      A17 FOR SVC AFT HRS CALL 231-730-2551.
      A52-18 ALSO 39 FT MARKED PLINE, 1500 FT DSTC.
      A58-27 8 FT POLE (WINDSOCK) 112 FT L 0 FT FM RY END.
      A70 FUEL SELF-SERVE.
      A81-APT ACTVT MIRL RYS 09/27 & 18/36, REIL RYS 18 & 36, VASI RY 36 & PAPI RY 18 & 27 - CTAF.

    • Runways

      Y87 Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 18/36 is 6501 ft (1982 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach:

      Y87 Airport Runway Details

      Runway 09/27  3502 ft x 75 ft (1067 m x 23 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 03/17/2015
      Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  16.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 09

      Runway 27

      Elevation: 
      767 770
      Latitude: 
      43-26-37.9059N 43-26-37.4201N
      Longitude: 
      085-59-54.2443W 085-59-06.7993W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      91 271
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 3.5 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Good Good
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREES TREES
      Object Height: 
      75 80
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      2775 1557
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      0 ft. left and right of centerline 130 ft. right of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      No No
      Touchdown Lights: 
      No No
      Centerline Lights: 
      No No
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      25
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

      Runway 18/36  6501 ft x 100 ft (1982 m x 30 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 03/17/2015
      Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Porous friction course
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 18

      Runway 36

      Elevation: 
      769 753
      Latitude: 
      43-26-44.8748N 43-25-40.6768N
      Longitude: 
      085-59-47.8970W 085-59-47.3484W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      180 360
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Good Good
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREES TREE
      Object Height: 
      86 76
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      2500 2100
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      0 ft. left and right of centerline 130 ft. right of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Yes Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      No No
      Centerline Lights: 
      No No
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      27 44
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

      Runway 09/27  3502 ft x 75 ft (1067 m x 23 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Asphalt -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 09

      Runway 27

      Elevation: 
      767 770
      Latitude: 
      43.4439 43.4437
      Longitude: 
      -85.9984 -85.9852
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      91 271
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Yes Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      767 770
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

      Runway 18/36  6500 ft x 100 ft (1981 m x 30 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Asphalt -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 18

      Runway 36

      Elevation: 
      770 754
      Latitude: 
      43.4458 43.428
      Longitude: 
      -85.9966 -85.9964
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      179 359
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Yes Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      770 754
      Displaced Threshold: 
      1000 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

    • Services

      Airframe Repair: 
      Major
      Powerplant Repair: 
      Major
      Bottled Oxygen: 
      None
      Bulk Oxygen: 
      None
      Fuel Available: 
      100LL, Jet A
      Landing Fees: 
      No
      Parking: 
      Hangars and tiedowns available

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