Brooks Field (Michigan)

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Brooks Field
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IATA: noneICAO: KRMYFAA LID: RMY
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Marshall
Serves Marshall, Michigan
Elevation AMSL 941 ft / 287 m
Coordinates 42°15′04″N 084°57′20″W / 42.25111°N 84.95556°W / 42.25111; -84.95556
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 3,501 1,067 Asphalt
Helipads
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 50 15 Concrete
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 6,000
Based aircraft 25
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Brooks Field (ICAO: KRMYFAA LID: RMY) is a city-owned, public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) south of the central business district of Marshall, a city in Calhoun County, Michigan, United States.[1] Brooks Field was officially dedicated in 1931, although the first plane landed there on November 9, 1929.[2]

Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned RMY by the FAA and no designation from the IATA.[3] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is categorized as a general aviation airport.[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Brooks Field covers an area of 170 acres (69 ha) at an elevation of 941 feet (287 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 10/28 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,501 by 75 feet (1,067 x 23 m). It also has a one helipad designated H1 with a concrete surface measuring 50 by 50 feet (15 x 15 m).[1] The airport is staffed from 8AM until dusk, except for major holidays.

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2007, the airport had 6,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 16 per day. At that time there were 25 aircraft based at this airport: 76% single-engine, 16% glider and 8% ultralight.[1]

Transit[edit]

The closest highway is Interstate 69 (I-69), which is approximately two miles (3.2 km) west of the airport. I-94 is also very close to the airport. The airport is accessible by road from Kalamazoo Street.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for RMY (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 8 April 2010.
  2. ^ Charlotte (MI) Shopping Guide article dated August 27, 2006. Page 33.
  3. ^ "Marshall, Michigan - Brooks Field (ICAO: KRMY, FAA: RMY)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 24 May 2010. 
  4. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 3 (PDF, 1.28 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.

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