Nartron Field

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Nartron Field
Nartron field tower.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Norman Rautiola
Location Reed City, Michigan
Elevation AMSL 1,055 ft / 322 m
Coordinates 43°54′00″N 85°31′00″W / 43.90000°N 85.51667°W / 43.90000; -85.51667Coordinates: 43°54′00″N 85°31′00″W / 43.90000°N 85.51667°W / 43.90000; -85.51667
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 4,506 1,373 Asphalt

Nartron Field (IATA: RCTICAO: KRCTFAA LID: RCT) is an airport located 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Reed City, Michigan, US.

History[edit]

Originally known as Miller Airport, the facility was purchased by Nartron Corporation in the 1979 to house its engineering and manufacturing operations. Advanced Product Development and Wire Products Assembly occurred at this location till the late 1980s .These operations have since been moved to another location.

Facilities[edit]

An abandoned terminal building, including a defunct control tower, sits on the southeast corner of the airport. It is locked and has nothing to offer to visiting aircraft.

An area east of runway 17/35 and north of the abandoned building is used by local RC model aircraft enthusiasts to fly model aircraft.

Runways[edit]

The only runway, 17/35, is in poor condition and the surface is cracked and scattered with stones. Vegetation grows through cracks.

An abandoned runway intersects runway 17/35. Its direction is approximately 8/26, it is roughly 2500 ft. long, and its surface is asphalt, in extremely poor condition.

Transit[edit]

The airport is accessible by road from Old US Highway 131, just north of the intersection with US 10. The airport is also adjacent to the US 131 freeway, accessible from US 10.

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