Branch County Memorial Airport

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Branch County Memorial Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Branch County
Serves Coldwater, Michigan
Elevation AMSL 959 ft / 292 m
Coordinates 41°56′01″N 085°03′08″W / 41.93361°N 85.05222°W / 41.93361; -85.05222
OEB is located in Michigan
OEB is located in the US
Location of airport in Michigan/United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7/25 5,350 1,631 Asphalt
4/22 3,500 1,067 Asphalt
16/34 2,400 732 Turf
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations 12,000
Based aircraft 22

Branch County Memorial Airport (ICAO: KOEBFAA LID: OEB) is a county-owned, public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) west of the central business district of Coldwater, a city in Branch County, Michigan, United States.[1] It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, in which it is categorized as a local general aviation facility.[2]

Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned OEB by the FAA and no designation from the IATA.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Branch County Memorial Airport covers an area of 290 acres (120 ha) at an elevation of 959 feet (292 m) above mean sea level. It has three runways: 7/25 and 4/22 have asphalt surfaces measuring 5,350 by 75 feet (1,631 x 23 m) and 3,500 by 75 feet (1,067 x 23 m) respectively; 16/34 has a turf surface measuring 2,400 by 190 feet (732 x 58 m).[1] The airport is staffed irregularly.

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2008, the airport had 12,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 32 per day. At that time there were 22 aircraft based at this airport: 72.7% single-engine, 13.6% multi-engine, 4.5% jet, 4.5% helicopter and 4.5% ultralight.[1]


The airport is accessible by road from U.S. Highway 12, and is close to M-86 and Interstate 69.


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for OEB (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 8 April 2010.
  2. ^ "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 25 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Coldwater, Michigan - Branch County Memorial Airport (ICAO: KOEB, FAA: OEB)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 

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