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FAA Identifier:  4R5
Lat/Long:  46-47-19.2000N / 090-45-31.4000W
46-47.320000N / 090-45.523333W
46.7886667 / -90.7587222
(estimated)
Elevation:  648.6 ft. / 197.7 m (surveyed)
Variation:  00E (1985)
From city:  2 miles NE of LA POINTE, WI
Time zone:  UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code:  54850

Airport Operations

Airport use:  Open to the public
Activation date:  08/1949
Sectional chart:  GREEN BAY
Control tower:  no
ARTCC:  MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS:  GREEN BAY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility:  GRB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance:  UNATNDD
Wind indicator:  lighted
Segmented circle:  no
Lights:  ACTVT PAPI RYS 04/22; REIL RY 04 & MIRL RY 04/22 - CTAF.
Beacon:  white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF:  122.9
AWOS  119.375 

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance    VOR name    Freq    Var
ASXr022/15.8 ASHLAND VOR/DME 110.20 02E
IWDr300/30.3 IRONWOOD VORTAC 108.80 01E

NDB name    Hdg/Dist    Freq    Var    ID
SILVER BAY 136/38.6 350 00E BFW  -... ..-. .--

Airport Services

Parking:  tiedowns
Airframe service:  NONE
Powerplant service:  NONE
Bottled oxygen:  NONE
Bulk oxygen:  NONE

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions:  3000 x 75 ft. / 914 x 23 m
Surface:  asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel:  12.5
Runway edge lights:  medium intensity
RUNWAY 4    RUNWAY 22
Latitude:  46-47.131000N 46-47.509000N
Longitude:  090-45.754500W 090-45.292500W
Elevation:  624.3 ft. 648.6 ft.
Gradient:  0.8% 0.8%
Traffic pattern:  left left
Markings:  nonprecision, in good condition nonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator:  2-light PAPI on left (3.75 degrees glide path) 2-light PAPI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights:  yes no
Touchdown point:  yes, no lights yes, no lights
Obstructions:  50 ft. trees, 1200 ft. from runway, 300 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear
+10 FT BRUSH 100 FT FM THR 100 FT L.
17 ft. road, 330 ft. from runway, 225 ft. right of centerline, 7:1 slope to clear
Ownership:  Publicly-owned
Owner:  TOWN OF LAPOINTE
PO BOX 270
LA POINTE, WI 54850
Phone 715-747-6913
Manager:  Paul Wilharm
BOX 270
LA POINTE, WI 54850
Text or Call 612-685-0445
Email: airport@townoflapointewi.gov

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field:   1
Single engine airplanes:   1
Aircraft operations: avg 116/week *
66% transient general aviation
33% local general aviation
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 17 September 2013

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & INVOF AIRPORT.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -29C/-20F

Instrument Procedures

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KASX - John F Kennedy Memorial Airport (16 nm SW)
KIWD - Gogebic-Iron County Airport (30 nm SE)
KBFW - Silver Bay Municipal Airport (39 nm NW)
3CU - Cable Union Airport (41 nm SW)
KTWM - Richard B Helgeson Airport (43 nm W)


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