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Castle Airport

IATA: MER

ICAO: KMER

FAA: MER

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MER Airport Location

Latitude: 
37-22-49.7000N (37.380472)
Longitude: 
120-34-05.5000W (-120.568194)
Elevation: 
190.6 feet MSL (58 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
13.1 E (as of October 2017 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
3 N.M. NE of Atwater, California
Found On: 
San Francisco Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

MER Airport Runways Show all runways...

Longest Runway: 13/31 is 11802 ft (3597 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 31

MER Airport General Information

Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0900-1800
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1191 feet (363 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes

MER Airport Services

Airframe Repair: 
Minor
Powerplant Repair: 
Minor
Fuel Available: 
Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

MER Airport Contact Information

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
SCOTT C. MALTA
1900 AIRDROME ENTRY
ATWATER, CA 95301-4180
209-385-7686
MERCED COUNTY
2222 M STREET
MERCED, CA 95340
209-385-7686

MER Airport Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Rancho Murieta(RIU)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
   

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
6.3 Merced Regional/Macready Field Airport
(MCE KMCE MCE)
155 142 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
8.7 Turlock Municipal Airport
(O15)
315 302 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
20.2 Gustine Airport
(3O1)
249 236 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
23.6 Modesto City-Co-Harry Sham Field Airport
(MOD KMOD MOD)
308 295 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
23.8 Los Banos Municipal Airport
(LSN KLSN LSN)
217 204 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
25.1 Oakdale Airport
(O27)
334 321 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
26.4 Mariposa-Yosemite Airport
(KMPI MPI)
72 59 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
32.1 Madera Municipal Airport
(MAE KMAE MAE)
137 124 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
34.3 Pine Mountain Lake Airport
(E45)
32 19 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
38.5 William Robert Johnston Municipal Airport
(M90)
165 152 100LL
39.7 Columbia Airport
(COA O22)
10 357 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
44.3 Stockton Metropolitan Airport
(SCK KSCK SCK)
314 301 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
45.5 Tracy Municipal Airport
(KTCY TCY)
294 281 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
46.1 Calaveras Co-Maury Rasmussen Field Airport
(KCPU CPU)
355 342 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
49.8 Hollister Municipal Airport
(HLI KCVH CVH)
234 221 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
52.3 San Martin Airport
(E16)
250 237 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
52.9 Fresno Chandler Executive Airport
(FCH KFCH FCH)
137 124 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
54.5 Fresno Yosemite International Airport
(FAT KFAT FAT)
131 118 100LL
56.8 Kingdon Airpark Airport
(O20)
318 305 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
57.0 Byron Airport
(C83)
298 285 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)

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Pet Friendly Rating Miles from MER Airport Price
no San Joaquin Motel 6.4 0.00 USD
yes Motel 6 Merced North 6.5 48.99 USD
yes Americas Best Value Inn 6.6 45.99 USD
yes Vagabond Inn Merced 6.9 45.99 USD
yes Comfort Inn Merced 8.2 74.00 USD
no Courtyard By Marriott Merced 8.2 87.00 USD
yes Sandpiper Lodge - Merced 8.4 45.00 USD
yes Best Western Plus Inn 8.4 76.99 USD
yes Merced Yosemite Travelodge 8.4 48.00 USD
no Days Inn Merced Gateway To Yosemite 8.4 45.00 USD
yes Motel 6 Merced 8.9 55.99 USD
yes Ramada Inn Merced 9.0 64.99 USD
no Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Merced 9.2 88.92 USD
no Hampton Inn & Suites Merced 9.2 92.65 USD
yes Travelodge Turlock Ca 16.7 30.00 USD
yes Americas Best Value Inn Turlock 18.0 65.00 USD
yes Sunrise Inn 18.1 43.00
yes Comfort Suites Turlock 18.2 89.00 USD
yes Days Inn Turlock 18.2 39.99 USD
no Holiday Inn Express Turlock-Hwy 99 19.8 71.05 USD
no Fairfield Inn And Suites By Marriott Turlock 19.9 99.00 USD
yes Candlewood Suites Turlock 20.0 80.00 USD
yes Best Western Plus Orchard Inn 21.4 71.99 USD
yes Days Inn Chowchilla Gateway To Yosemite 24.6 39.50 USD
yes Holiday Inn Express And Suites Gateway To Yosemite 24.7 84.99 USD
Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the location of start and actual route traveled from the airport.


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