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KAZO Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 18 NOVEMBER 2010

Location

FAA Identifier: AZO
Lat/Long: 42-14-03.8000N / 085-33-05.6000W
42-14.063333N / 085-33.093333W
42.2343889 / -85.5515556
(estimated)
Elevation: 874 ft. / 266.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (1985)
From city: 3 miles SE of KALAMAZOO, MI
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 49002

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Sectional chart: CHICAGO
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AZO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 1674 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ATC-CTL
WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 17/35 & MIRL RYS 05/23 & 09/27; MALSR RY 35; PAPI RYS 05, 23, 17, 35; REIL RYS 05, 23 & 17 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: PPR FOR UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 269-388-3668.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.3
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 127.25
WX ASOS: PHONE 269-384-5729
KALAMAZOO GROUND: 121.9 [0600-2300]
KALAMAZOO TOWER: 118.3 308.6 [0600-2300]
KALAMAZOO APPROACH: 119.2(354-174) 121.2(175-353) 255.9(354-174) 340.9(175-353) [0600-2300]
CHICAGO ARTCC APPROACH: 123.8 [2300-0600]
KALAMAZOO DEPARTURE: 119.2(354-174) 121.2(175-353) 255.9(354-174) 340.9(175-353) [0600-2300]
CHICAGO ARTCC DEPARTURE: 123.8 [2300-0600]
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.75
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
STAGE-III: 119.2(354-174) 255.9(354-174)
STAGE-III IC: 121.2(175-353) 340.9(175-353)
WX ASOS at BTL (14 nm E): PHONE 269-964-0283
WX AWOS-3 at HAI (17 nm S): 119.975 (269-273-6705)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQS 127.55/263.1 (GOSHEN RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLSD.
  • ASR ELEV 870 FT.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
AZO at fieldKALAMAZOO VOR/DME109.0001W
BTLr253/14.0BATTLE CREEK VORTAC109.4002W
ELXr078/26.0KEELER VOR/DME116.6000E
PMMr120/28.2PULLMAN VOR/DME112.1000E
GRRr188/33.2GRAND RAPIDS VOR/DME115.9504W
LFDr291/36.5LITCHFIELD VOR/DME111.2005W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
THREE RIVERS008/16.740702WHAI .... .- ..
STURGIS352/25.838204WIRS .. .-. ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 6502 x 150 ft. / 1982 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 85.0
Double wheel: 121.0
Double tandem: 240.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 42-14.482277N42-13.424717N
Longitude: 085-33.103947W085-32.881107W
Elevation: 859.2 ft.868.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 171 true354 magnetic, 351 true
Declared distances: TORA:6502 TODA:6502 ASDA:6502 LDA:6502TORA:6502 TODA:6502 ASDA:6502 LDA:6502
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 56 ft. trees, 1686 ft. from runway, 674 ft. left of centerline, 26:1 slope to clear18 ft. rr, 758 ft. from runway, 586 ft. right of centerline, 31:1 slope to clear

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 3438 x 100 ft. / 1048 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 45.0
Double tandem: 60.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 42-14.092748N42-14.493503N
Longitude: 085-33.484080W085-32.946098W
Elevation: 873.8 ft.851.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.6%0.6%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 048 magnetic, 045 true228 magnetic, 225 true
Declared distances: TORA:3438 TODA:3438 ASDA:3438 LDA:3438TORA:3438 TODA:3438 ASDA:3438 LDA:3438
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 46 ft. pole, 900 ft. from runway, 270 ft. right of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear53 ft. tree, 1050 ft. from runway, 340 ft. left of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 2800 x 60 ft. / 853 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 60.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 42-14.035905N42-14.035442N
Longitude: 085-33.488115W085-32.867842W
Elevation: 873.0 ft.862.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 093 magnetic, 090 true273 magnetic, 270 true
Declared distances: TORA:2800 TODA:2800 ASDA:2800 LDA:2800TORA:2800 TODA:2800 ASDA:2800 LDA:2800
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 84 ft. tree, 1702 ft. from runway, 270 ft. left of centerline, 17:1 slope to clear17 ft. rr, 640 ft. from runway, 25:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: KALAMAZOO CO.
5235 PORTAGE ROAD
KALAMAZOO, MI 49002
Phone 269-388-3668
Manager: CLIFTON MOSHOGINIS
5235 PORTAGE ROAD
KALAMAZOO, MI 49002
Phone 269-388-3668

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 143
Single engine airplanes: 130
Multi engine airplanes: 11
Jet airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 165/day *
40% transient general aviation
38% local general aviation
19% air taxi
2% commercial
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2008

Additional Remarks

MIGRATORY WATER FOWL ROOSTING AREA 5500 FT APCH END RY 35. BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
FAR PART 36 NOISE LIMITS IN EFFECT 2300 TO 0630 LCL.
FOR CUSTOMS CALL 269-965-3349.
TWYS F & G E OF RY 17/35 RSTRD ACFT LESS THAN 12500 LBS.
RY 5/23 AVBL FOR ACR TWY ONLY AND RY 09/27 NOT AVBL FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 10 PSGR SEATS.
RY 09 & RY 05 APCH ENDS ARE CLOSELY ALIGNED. VERIFY CORRECT RY AND COMPASS HEADING PRIOR TO DEP.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 16 December 2010 at 0901Z and 13 January 2011 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 35   download (278KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (215KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (252KB)
GPS RWY 05   download (227KB)
GPS RWY 23   download (243KB)
LOC BC RWY 17   download (282KB)
VOR RWY 05   download (248KB)
VOR RWY 17   download (305KB)
VOR RWY 23   download (277KB)
VOR RWY 35   download (240KB)
NDB RWY 35   download (225KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (24KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (16KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (29KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBTL - W K Kellogg Airport (14 nm E)
KHAI - Three Rivers Municipal Dr Haines Airport (17 nm S)
35D - Padgham Field Airport (21 nm NW)
KIRS - Kirsch Municipal Airport (26 nm S)
KRMY - Brooks Field Airport (26 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KAZO (Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport)
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Airport diagram
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Diagram of KAZO (Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport)
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From to KAZO

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 11-Jan-2011
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:4012:40
Sunrise08:1113:11
Sunset17:2922:29
Evening civil twilight18:0123:01

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  11-Jan-2011 14:59:10
Local (UTC-5)  11-Jan-2011 09:59:10
 
METAR
KAZO 111453Z 06006KT 10SM SCT070 OVC090 M06/M09 A3012 RMK AO2 SNE08 SLP214 P0000 60000 T10561094 58019
KBTL 
15nm E 
111453Z 05007KT 10SM BKN085 M06/M09 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP212 T10611089 58018
KHAI 
17nm S 
111435Z AUTO 05007KT 10SM SCT050 OVC060 M04/M06 A3011 RMK AO2
TAF
KAZO 111311Z 1113/1212 03004KT 2SM -SN OVC025 TEMPO 1113/1115 1SM -SN BKN015 FM111500 07006KT 1 1/2SM -SN OVC012 FM111700 05008KT 3/4SM -SN BR OVC007 FM112300 03008KT 1 1/2SM -SN BR OVC007 FM120000 36008KT 2SM -SN BR OVC015
KBTL 
15nm E 
111312Z 1113/1212 02004KT P6SM SCT013 OVC050 FM111400 02005KT 2SM -SN OVC015 FM111800 05006KT 1/2SM SN FG OVC007 FM112200 01006KT 1 1/2SM -SN BR OVC007 FM120500 34008KT 3SM -SN OVC015
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

 Business Name   Contact    Services / Description  Fuel Prices Comments
Kalamazoo Pilots Association 269-624-4741
Aviation fuel, Organization with aviation interests

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Air BP
100LL
SS $4.20 
 Updated 03-Jan-2011
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Duncan Aviation 269-343-2548
no information available

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Jet A
FS $5.39 
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SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

 Business Name   Contact   Services / Description Comments
Third Coast Aviation, LLC 269-492-9100
269-492-7301
[web site]
[email]
Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aerial photography, Pilot supplies, Flying club, Other business
 
Cessna Pilot Center  
 
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Kalamazoo Aircraft 269-381-0790
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Where to Stay: Hotels, Motels, Resorts, B&Bs, Campgrounds

 In this space we feature lodging establishments that are convenient to the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport. If your hotel/inn/B&B/resort is near the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport, provides convenient transportation, or is otherwise attractive to pilots, flight crews, and airport users, consider listing it here.  
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AirNav users who flew into KAZO have stayed at...

Miles Price ($)
CLARION HOTEL KALAMAZOO 2.0 100-120
RADISSON PLAZA HOTEL KALAMAZOO CENTER 4.3 173-244
COMFORT INN KALAMAZOO 4.5 93-94
HAMPTON INN KALAMAZOO 1.0 104-109
LEES INN AND SUITES KALAMAZOO 0.6 79
ECONO LODGE KALAMAZOO 1.8 45-90
RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT KALAMAZOO EAST 1.0 129-179
BEST WESTERN HOSPITALITY INN 2.1 90-160
 

Other hotels near Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport

Miles Price ($)
COUNTRY INN & SUITES BY CARLSON - KALAMAZOO 0.9 74-169
QUALITY INN KALAMAZOO 1.7 75-90
CANDLEWOOD SUITES KALAMAZOO SE 2.0 
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES KALAMAZOO 2.0 99-139
RED ROOF INN KALAMAZOO EAST 2.1 65-70
FAIRFIELD INN BY MARRIOTT KALAMAZOO EAST 2.2 67-104
KALAMAZOO KNIGHTS INN 3.7 36-85
HOLIDAY INN KALAMAZOO WEST 5.8 110-159
BEST WESTERN SUITES KALAMAZOO 5.9 94-123
RED ROOF INN WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY 5.9 45-85
BAYMONT INN AND SUITES KALAMAZOO 5.9 71-118

Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the actual route traveled and the location of the travel start on the airport.
    

Hotels in other cities near Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport

24 in Kalamazoo
1 in Plainwell
3 in Paw Paw
14 in Battle Creek
 

Things to do: Attractions on or near the airport

 Business Name   Contact    Services / Description  Distance Comments
Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum 269-382-6555
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Other Pages about Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport

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