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KARB Ann Arbor Municipal Airport
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 JUNE 2008

Location

FAA Identifier: ARB
Lat/Long: 42-13-22.7410N / 083-44-44.1860W
42-13.379017N / 083-44.736433W
42.2229836 / -83.7456072
(estimated)
Elevation: 839 ft. / 256 m (estimated)
Variation: 05W (1985)
From city: 3 miles S of ANN ARBOR, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 48108

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Sectional chart: DETROIT
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: CLEVELAND CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ARB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: APR-OCT 0800-1800, NOV-MAR 0800-2000
TERMINAL OPEN 0700-DUSK.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN
WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT ODALS RY 24 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)

Airport Communications

CTAF: 120.3
UNICOM: 123.0
ATIS: 134.55
WX ASOS: PHONE 313-668-7173
ANN ARBOR GROUND: 121.6 [0800-2000]
ANN ARBOR TOWER: 120.3 [0800-2000]
DETROIT APPROACH: 118.95
DETROIT DEPARTURE: 118.95
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.6
EMERG: 121.5
WX ASOS at YIP (10 nm E): 132.35 (734-485-9056)
WX ASOS at DTW (17 nm E): PHONE 734-941-7848

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SVMr214/13.0SALEM VORTAC114.3003W
CRLr312/16.6CARLETON VORTAC115.7003W
DXOr278/16.8DETROIT VOR/DME113.4006W
PSIr201/30.2PONTIAC VORTAC111.0003W
JXNr099/31.7JACKSON VOR/DME109.6005W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ADRIAN041/25.827806WADG .- -.. --.
HOWELL161/26.924305WOZW --- --.. .--
GROSSE ILE292/27.441906WRYS .-. -.-- ...

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 3505 x 75 ft. / 1068 x 23 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 20.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 42-13.214628N42-13.549472N
Longitude: 083-45.006382W083-44.374113W
Elevation: 831.3 ft.826.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 060 magnetic, 055 true240 magnetic, 235 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left2-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: ODALS: omnidirectional approach lighting system
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 33 ft. trees, 924 ft. from runway, 370 ft. left of centerline, 21:1 slope to clear59 ft. trees, 1500 ft. from runway, 22:1 slope to clear

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 2750 x 110 ft. / 838 x 34 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: 12/30 MKD WITH YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 42-13.497883N42-13.252350N
Longitude: 083-45.054683W083-44.529750W
Gradient: 0.6%0.6%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: 33 ft. trees, 990 ft. from runway, 30:1 slope to clear39 ft. trees, 780 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: ROGER W. FRASER
100 N, FIFTH AVE
ANN ARBOR, MI 48104
Phone 734-994-2650
Manager: MATTHEW KULHANEK
100 N, FIFTH AVE, P.O. BOX 8647
ANN ARBOR, MI 48107-8647
Phone 734-994-9124

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 148
Single engine airplanes: 122
Multi engine airplanes: 17
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 6
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 176/day *
60% local general aviation
40% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2006

Additional Remarks

BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
WHEN ATCT CLSD CONFIRM SNOW REMOVAL OPNS & WINTER CONDS - CTAF.
RUNUP AREA TO RY 24 & FIRST 200 FT OF PARALLEL TWY FM THE RUNUP AREA OF RY 24 NOT VISIBLE & UNCONTROLLED BY ATCT.
NO SNOW REMOVAL FOR RY 12/30.
24 HR RESTROOMS LCTD IN Q-ROW NW HANGARS, COMBINATION 13455.

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 3 July 2008 at 0901Z and 31 July 2008 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CRUXX FOUR **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (299KB)
LLEEO TWO   download (364KB)
PICES ONE   download (233KB)
SPRTN THREE   download (194KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (253KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24   download (270KB)
VOR RWY 06   download (222KB)
VOR RWY 24   download (241KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (16KB)
 
Departure Procedures
AKRON TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (308KB)
ERRTH TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (432KB)
FORT WAYNE THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (286KB)
MOONN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (417KB)
PALACE THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (506KB)
RICHMOND FOUR **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (317KB)
ROSEWOOD TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (298KB)
ST. CLAIR THREE   download (303KB)
WILLOW RUN THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (436KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums apply   download (33KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KYIP - Willow Run Airport (10 nm E)
36MI - Tecumseh Products Airport (13 nm SW)
3TE - Meyers-Diver's Airport (15 nm SW)
1D2 - Canton-Plymouth-Mettetal Airport (15 nm NE)
KDTW - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (17 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KARB (Ann Arbor Municipal Airport)
Photo by Rita Mitchell, pilot Ed Steinman
Taken in August 2007

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Sectional chart
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Airport diagram
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Diagram of KARB (Ann Arbor Municipal Airport)
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From to KARB

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Jul-2008
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5109:51
Sunrise06:2310:23
Sunset21:0001:00
Evening civil twilight21:3201:32

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Jul-2008 22:35:46
Local (UTC-4)  25-Jul-2008 18:35:46
 
METAR
KARB 252153Z 23011KT 10SM FEW050 26/14 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP152 T02610139
KYIP 
9nm E 
252153Z 23008KT 10SM CLR 27/13 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP151 T02720133
KDTW 
18nm E 
252153Z 20013G19KT 10SM SCT040 27/14 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP152 T02720139
TAF
KDTW 
18nm E 
251728Z 251818 24012G18KT P6SM SCT040 FM0100 20006KT P6SM SCT050 BKN120 FM1200 24009KT P6SM BKN120
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

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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 Ann Arbor Municipal Airport. If your hotel/inn/B&B/resort is near the Ann Arbor Municipal 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 KARB have stayed at...

Miles Price ($)
FOUR POINTS ANN ARBOR 1.3 140-160
BEST WESTERN EXECUTIVE PLAZA 4.7 64-83
RED ROOF INN - U OF M, SOUTH 1.2 77-92
COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT ANN ARBOR 1.3 108-159
 

Other hotels near Ann Arbor Municipal Airport

Miles Price ($)
EXTENDED STAY AMERICA DETROIT - ANN ARBOR 1.1 75-85
THE KENSINGTON COURT 1.2 119-139
COMFORT INN & SUITES ANN ARBOR 1.2 81-180
HAMPTON INN ANN ARBOR-SOUTH 1.2 88-130
RESIDENCE ANN ARBOR BY MARRIOTT 1.2 98-140
FAIRFIELD INN BY MARRIOTT ANN ARBOR 1.3 89-120
EXTENDED STAY DELUXE DETROIT - ANN ARBOR 1.3 80-95
A VICTORY INN & SUITES 3.7 45-107
COMFORT INN AND BUSINESS CTR 3.9 81-102
DAYS INN OF ANN ARBOR 3.9 57-141
BELL TOWER HOTEL 3.9 199-309
BAYMONT INN & SUITES ANN ARBOR 3.9 72-90
CAMPUS INN 4.0 122-252
SUPER 8 ANN ARBOR MI 4.7 44-46
WEBER'S INN 4.8 119-140

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 Ann Arbor Municipal Airport

23 in Ann Arbor
1 in Ypsilanti
1 in Milan
3 in Belleville
7 in Canton
1 in Chelsea
3 in Plymouth
23 in Romulus
3 in Dundee
1 in Northville
 

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Other Pages about Ann Arbor Municipal Airport

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