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Airport Information

Location | Airport Operations | Airport Communications | Airport Services |
Nearby Radio Navigation Aids | Runway Information

Roben Hood Airport is located just north of Big Rapids along Business Highway 131.

Roben Hood Airport Dedication Banner


This banner was painted on cloth to advertise the 1930 dedication of the newly-named Roben-Hood Airport located on the Durfey farm just north of Big Rapids. The banner painter is unknown, and it was discovered in a Newaygo antique store in 1995.


Location

FAA Identifier
RQB
Lat/Long 43-43-21.478N / 085-30-14.664W
43-43.35797N / 085-30.24440W
43.7226328 / -85.5040733
(estimated)
Elevation 990 ft. / 301.8 m (surveyed)
Variation 05W (2000)
From City 2 miles NW of BIG RAPIDS, MI


Airport Operations

Airport Use
Open to the public
Sectional Chart CHICAGO
Control Tower No
ARTCC MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS Lansing Flight Service Station [1-800-WX-BRIEF]
NOTAMs Facility RQB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance MON-FRI 0800-1700
SAT 0800-1500
Wind Indicator Lighted
Segmented Circle Yes
Lights DUSK-DAWN
ACTVT MIRL RYS 09/27 & 14/32; PAPI RYS 09 & 27; REIL RYS 09 & 27 - CTAF.
Beacon white-green (lighted land airport)


Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM
122.8
WX AWOS-3 125.875 (231-796-0884)

APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 120.85/322.35 (WHITE CLOUD RCAG).


Nearby Radio Navigation Aids

VOR Radial/Distance
VOR Name Freq Var
HICr047/12.8 WHITE CLOUD VOR/DME 117.60 01W
MOPr285/33.8 MOUNT PLEASANT VOR/DME 110.60 05W
NDB Name Hdg/Dist ID Freq Var
CADILLAC 191/33.4 CAD 269 04W
ALMA 312/39.4 AMN 329 05W


Airport Services

Fuel Available
New Dec 2012: Single Point Fueling
100LL & Jet A Self/Assisted
Open 0800-1700. Aft hrs fuel on req.
(231) 349-9469 Call in fee may be chged.
Parking hangars and tiedowns
Bottled Oxygen NONE
Bulk Oxygen NONE


Runway Information

Runway 9
Runway 27
Dimensions 4300 x 75 ft. / 1311 x 23 m 4300 x 75 ft. / 1311 x 23 m
Surface Asphalt, in good condition Asphalt, in good condition
Weight Limitations Single Wheel: 20000 lbs Single Wheel: 20000 lbs
Runway Edge Lights medium intensity medium intensity
Latitude 43-43.47228N 43-43.46873N
Longitude 085-30.99213W 085-30.01635W
Elevation 989.0 ft. 944.0 ft.
Traffic pattern Left Left
Runway Heading 095 magnetic, 090 true 275 magnetic, 270 true
Markings nonprecision, in good condition nonprecision, in good condition
Visual Slope Indicator 2-light PAPI on left
(4.00 degrees glide path)
2-light PAPI on left
(3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway End Identifier Lights Yes Yes
Touchdown Point Yes, no lights Yes, no lights
Obstructions 88 ft. trees, 2136 ft. from runway, 22:1 slope to clear none

Runway 14
Runway 32
Dimensions 2700 x 75 ft. / 823 x 23 m 2700 x 75 ft. / 823 x 23 m
Surface Asphalt, in good condition Asphalt, in good condition
Weight Limitations Single Wheel: 20000 lbs Single Wheel: 20000 lbs
Runway Edge Lights medium intensity medium intensity
Latitude 43-43.35583N 43-43.00117N
Longitude 085-30.01328W 085-29.64433W
Elevation 932.0 ft. 924.0 ft.
Traffic pattern Left Left
Runway Heading 148 magnetic, 143 true 328 magnetic, 323 true
Markings basic, in good condition basic, in good condition
Runway End Identifier Lights   No
Obstructions 80 ft. trees, 2440 ft. from runway, 28:1 slope to clear 57 ft. tree, 1340 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

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