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MER
Castle Airport
Official FAA Data Effective 2014-11-13 0901Z
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Location Information for KMER
Coordinates: N37°22.83' / W120°34.09'
Located 03 miles NE of Atwater, California on 1360 acres of land. View all Airports in California.
Surveyed Elevation is 191 feet MSL.
Magnetic Variation from 2000 is 15° East
Operations Data
Airport Use:Open to the public
Activation Date:July 1942
Status:Operational
Control Tower:Yes
Seg-Circle:Yes
Beacon:Clear-Green
(Lighted Land Airport)
Wind Indicator:Yes, Lighted
Lighting Schedule:SEE RMK
A.R.T.C.C.:OAKLAND
F.S.S.:RANCHO MURIETA
NOTAMs Facility:MER (NOTAM-D available)
Sectional Chart:SAN FRANCISCO
AirspaceAnalysis:NOT ANALYZED
NO OBJECTIONS
Attendance:ALL/ALL/0900-1800
Airport Communications
ATIS:124.475
AWOS-3:124.475 Tel. 209-725-0104
CASTLE TOWER:118.175 235.775
CASTLE GROUND:133.575
NORCAL APPROACH:120.95 269.45
NORCAL DEPARTURE:120.95 269.45
UNICOM:122.950
CTAF:118.175
ATIS at MOD (23.6 NW):127.7
AWOS-3 at LSN (23.9 SW):118.675 209-827-7084
AWOS-3 at MPI (26.3 E):135.6 209-966-2912
Remarks:
  • ATCT OPERATED BY SERCO, INC.
Nearby Navigation Aids
IDNameFreqRadial / Range
VOD HYP EL NIDO 114.20 305°12.6
VOD MOD MODESTO 114.60 111°23.8
VOD ECA MANTECA 116.00 116°39.6
VOT PXN PANOCHE 112.60 358°41.1
IDNameFreqBearing / Range
VOT MO WOWAR 367 295°17.9
VOT CUF COLUMBIA 404 355°39.7
VOT TCY TRACY 203 279°45.8
VOT FCH CHANDLER 344 122°52.8
Runway 13/31
1,000 FT PAVED BLAST PAD BOTH ENDS OF RY.
Dimensions:11802 x 150 feet / 3597 x 46 meters
Surface:Asphalt-Concrete in Good Condition
Weight Limits:S-155, D-200, ST-415, DT-720
Edge Lighting:High Intensity
Runway 13Runway 31
Coordinates:N37°23.59' / W120°34.86'N37°22.07' / W120°33.33'
Elevation: 190.6 177.9
Traffic Pattern: Right
Runway Heading: 126° Magnetic, 141° True 306° Magnetic, 321° True
Markings:Non-Precision Instrument in good condition.Precision Instrument in good condition.
Glide Slope IndicatorP4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)P4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)
Approach Lights:ALSF1 Standard 2,400 Foot High-intensity Approach Lighting System with sequenced flashers, CATEGORY I Configuration.ALSF1 Standard 2,400 Foot High-intensity Approach Lighting System with sequenced flashers, CATEGORY I Configuration.
ALSF1 RY 13/31 SEQUENCED FLASHING LGTS OTS INDEFLY.
Services Available
Fuel:100LL (blue), Jet-A
FOR FUEL FM 1800-0900 CALL (209) 725-1455.
Transient Storage:Hangars,Tiedowns
Airframe Repair:MINOR
Engine Repair:MINOR
Bottled Oxygen:NOT AVAILABLE
Bulk Oxygen:NOT AVAILABLE
Ownership Information
Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:MERCED COUNTY
COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
2222 M STREET
MERCED, CA 95340
209-385-7686
Manager:SCOTT C. MALTA
1900 AIRDROME ENTRY
ATWATER, CA 95301-4180
209-385-7686
X4180
Operational Statistics
Single Engine Aircraft Based on Field:68 Statistics collected for 12 month period ending 2013-08-07
Multi-Engine Aircraft Based on Field:11 Annual Commercial Operations:none
Jet Aircraft Based on Field:3 Annual Commuter Operations:none
Helicopters Based on Field:none Annual Air Taxi Operations:632
Military Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Military Operations:908
Gliders Based on Field:none Annual GA Local Operations:40065
Ultralights Based on Field:none Annual GA Itinerant Operations:25665
Other Remarks
  • THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
  • WHEN ATCT CLSD MAXIMUM OF 5 AIRCRAFT PERMITTED IN VFR TRAFFIC PATTERN AT ANY ONE TIME AND 2,000 FT CEILING AND 3 MILES VISIBILITY RECOMMENDED.
  • RY 13/31 180 DEGREE TURNS PROHIBITIED.
  • FOR AIRPORT INFO 209-385-7686.
  • RY 31 WILL BE THE DESIGNATED CALM WIND RY (WIND 5 KNOTS OR LESS).
  • OPPOSITE END OF RY NOT VISIBLE ON TKOF. WHEN ATCT CLSD OPPOSITE DIRECTION TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED.
  • CIVILIAN AND MILITARY TRAINING MAY OCCASIONALLY CAUSE PATTERN CONGESTION.
  • WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 13/31; ALSF1 RYS 13 & 31 FREQ 123.00; 3 CLICKS ON, 5 CLICKS INCREASE INTENSITY, 7 CLICKS OFF. PAPI RYS 13 & 31 OPER CONT.
  • TPA 1000 FT AGL; TURBINE & LARGE ACFT 1500 FT AGL.