Y87 - Empire, Empire, MI
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Location:
FAA Identifier: Y87
Latitude/Longitude: 44-47-25.8590N / 086-00-09.9713W
44.7902 / -86.0025
Elevation: 944 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 04W (1985)
Land Area Covered: 130 acres
From City: 3 nautical miles SE of Empire, MI
County/Parish: Leelanau, MI
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 8/1/1948 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Green Bay
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Minneapolis Center (ZMP)
FSS: Lansing Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon:
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
CTAF: 122.9
Services:
Airframe Repair: None
Power Plant Repair: None
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 09/27
Dimensions: 2235 x 150 ft.
Surface: Grass, sod - in fair condition
Runway 09 Runway 27
Latitude: 44-47-28.1000N Latitude: 44-47-30.7700N
Longitude: 086-00-26.7300W Longitude: 085-59-55.9600W
Elevation: 944 ft. Elevation: 944 ft.
Traffic Pattern: Left Traffic Pattern: Left
Displaced Threshold: 217 ft. Displaced Threshold: 270 ft.
Markings: Markings:
Runway End Identifier Lights: No Runway End Identifier Lights: No
Centerline Lights: No Centerline Lights: No
Touchdown Lights: No Touchdown Lights: No
Runway: 17/35
Dimensions: 2600 x 50 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 12.5 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Low intensity
Runway 17 Runway 35
Latitude: 44-47-35.0800N Latitude: 44-47-10.4900N
Longitude: 086-00-13.8700W Longitude: 086-00-03.5100W
Elevation: 939 ft. Elevation: 935 ft.
Traffic Pattern: Left Traffic Pattern: Left
Displaced Threshold: 191 ft. Displaced Threshold: 182 ft.
Declared distances: 2400 Feet - Landing Distance Available.
Declared distances: 2400 Feet - Landing Distance Available.
Markings: BSC - Basic, Good condition Markings: BSC - Basic, Good condition
Runway End Identifier Lights: No Runway End Identifier Lights: No
Centerline Lights: No Centerline Lights: No
Touchdown Lights: No Touchdown Lights: No
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Empire Village/twp
P.O. Box 204
Empire, MI 49630-0204
231-326-5466
Manager: Lance Roman
P.O. Box 204
Empire, MI 49630-0204
231-326-5194
Sectional:
Remarks:
  • CAMPGROUND ADJACENT TO ARPT; CALL 231-326-5285.
  • ULTRALIGHT & RADIO CONTROL ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • RY 35 WIND SOCK 110 FT E. OF RY CNTRLN.
  • RY 9/27 UNEVEN - ROLLING TERRAIN.
  • RY 9/27 CLSD DEC THRU MAR & WHEN SNOW COVERED, NO SNOW REMOVAL
  • EMPIRE VILLAGE OFC 231-326-5466, EMPIRE TWP OFC 231-326-5182.
  • RWY 17/35 LOOSE STONES ON RWY.
  • LIRL LIGHTS INOP NOV-MAY.
  • RY 09/27 & DSPLCD THLDS MKD WITH 3 FT YELLOW CONES.
  • RWY 9/27 UNEVEN - ROLLING TERRAIN
  • APCH RATIO 9:1 FM DSPLCD THR OVR 38 FT TREES, 444 FT DSTC, 125 FT R.
  • RWY 27 APCH RATIO 20:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
  • APCH RATIO 20:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. OVR 88 FT TREES, 1760 FT FM DSPLCD THLD.,100 FT R.
  • +9 FOOT FENCE 90 FEET FROM RUNWAY END 125L/R
  • +15 FT ROAD 78 FT DSTC 125 FT L.
  • ACTVT LIRL RY 17/35 - CTAF; MAY-OCT. LIRL INOP NOV-APR.
  • EXISTED PRIOR TO 1959.

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