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Merced Regional/Macready Field Airport

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Merced Weather (°F)

KMCE (0.1 NM at True Heading of 50)
METAR: KMCE 300953Z AUTO 26005KT 10SM CLR 23/16 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP088 T02330156
TAF: KMCE 300520Z 3006/3106 32008KT P6SM SCT250

Location

Latitude: 
37-17-05.1000N (37.28475)
Longitude: 
120-30-50.1000W (-120.513917)
Elevation: 
155.2 feet MSL (47 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
12.8 E (as of July 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. SW of Merced, California
Found On: 
San Francisco Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
MARTIN PEHL
20 MACREADY DR.
MERCED, CA 95341
209-385-6873
CITY OF MERCED
678 WEST 18TH ST.
MERCED, CA 95340
209-564-0120

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1928
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0600-1800
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZOA (Oakland)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZOA (Oakland)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1155 feet (352 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
MCE
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  37
Multi Engine:  2

Annual Operations (as of 11/21/2019)

Total Operations:  58650
Commercial:  3500 6.0%
Air Taxi:  300 0.5%
GA Local:  21880 37.3%
GA Itinerant:  32770 55.9%
Military Aircraft:  200 0.3%

Communications

CTAF:  122.700
Unicom:  122.700
Approach:  NORCAL
120.95
Departure:  NORCAL
120.95
ASOS:  132.175 (209-381-0926)

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 209

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Noble Aviation
      
    Unicom 122.7 722-7300 100LL, Jet A
    Ray's Flying School
       Website           Email
    (209) 384-2-FLY(359)
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    Flight Service Stations

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

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 07/15/21 to 0901Z 08/12/21.

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    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 30 SW-2
    IAP LOC BC RWY 12 SW-2
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 12 SW-2
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 30 SW-2
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-2
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near MCE

    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
    14.8 Turlock Municipal Airport
    (O15)
    323 310 100LL
    21.6 Gustine Airport
    (3O1)
    266 253 100LL
    21.6 Los Banos Municipal Airport
    (LSN KLSN LSN)
    232 219 100LL, Jet A
    26.2 Madera Municipal Airport
    (MAE KMAE MAE)
    132 119 100LL, Jet A
    26.4 Mariposa-Yosemite Airport
    (KMPI MPI)
    58 45 100LL, Jet A
    29.3 Modesto City-County-Harry Sham Field Airport
    (MOD KMOD MOD)
    314 301 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
    31.4 Oakdale Airport
    (O27)
    334 321 100LL
    32.3 William Robert Johnston Municipal Airport
    (M90)
    167 154 100LL
    38.1 Pine Mountain Lake Airport
    (E45)
    24 11 100LL
    45.0 Columbia Airport
    (COA O22)
    5 352 100LL, Jet A
    46.9 Fresno Chandler Exec Airport
    (FCH KFCH FCH)
    134 121 100LL
    48.8 Fresno Yosemite International Airport
    (FAT KFAT FAT)
    128 115 100, Jet A, Jet A++
    48.9 Hollister Municipal Airport
    (HLI KCVH CVH)
    241 228 100LL, Jet A
    50.3 Stockton Metro Airport
    (SCK KSCK SCK)
    316 303 100, 100LL, Jet A
    50.4 Tracy Municipal Airport
    (KTCY TCY)
    299 286 100LL, Jet A
    52.1 Calaveras County-Maury Rasmussen Field Airport
    (KCPU CPU)
    353 340 100LL
    53.2 San Martin Airport
    (E16)
    257 244 100LL, Jet A
    58.9 Selma Airport
    (0Q4)
    135 123 100LL
    62.1 Byron Airport
    (C83)
    302 289 100LL
    62.4 Reid-Hillview Of Santa Clara County Airport
    (RHV KRHV RHV)
    273 260 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110*G THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
    A110-2 NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT, RECOMMEND ACFT REMAIN EAST/WEST OF CITY OF MERCED AT ALT ABOVE 1,500 FT MSL. DEPARTING TFC RWY 12 NO LEFT TURNS OVER CITY UNTIL REACHING 3,000 FT MSL.
    A110-3 PPR 24 HRS FOR UNSKED ACFT OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 209-564-0120.
    A110-5 RY 30 PREFERRED WIND RUNWAY.
    A110-6 BE ALERT FOR EXTENSIVE STUDENT TRAINING WITHIN 10 NMR OF AIRPORT. TWO-WAY RADIO COMMUNICATION RECOMMENDED.
    A110-7 INCRD SEAGULL ACT ON RWY IN PUDDLES.
    A110-8 FOR CD CTC NORCAL APCH AT 916-361-0516.
    A13 24 HOURS
    A14 EMAIL: PEHLM@CITYOFMERCED.ORG
    A16 OR 209-564-0120
    A26 ARFF INDEX B 24 HOURS PPR
    A70-FUEL-10 0LL FOR FUEL AFT HRS CALL (209) 722-6300. SELF SERVICE 100LL AVBL 24/7.
    A81-APT ACTVT MALSR RWY 30; REIL RWY 12; PAPI RWY 30; HIRL RWY 12/30 - CTAF; KEY 7 CLICKS HIGH, 5 CLICKS MED, 3 CLICKS LOW. VASI RWY 12 OPER CONSLY.
    A83 SUPPLEMENTAL WIND SOCK FOR RWY 30 NOT AVBL.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 12/30
    Longest Runway: 12/30 is 5914 ft (1803 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 30

    MCE Airport Runway Details

    Runway 12/30  5914 ft x 150 ft (1803 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  NGS as of 10/02/2008
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Porous friction course
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  100.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  155.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 12

    Runway 30

    Elevation: 
    154.8 155.2
    Latitude: 
    37-17-26.9527N 37-16-43.1646N
    Longitude: 
    120-31-14.3475W 120-30-25.8596W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    138 318
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    POLE PLINE
    Object Height: 
    20 42
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    800 1800
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    225 ft. left of centerline 650 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    Yes No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    53 54
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

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

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    Low Pressure
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    Low Pressure
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

    MCE Airport Sectional

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    MCE Airport Diagram


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