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OPERATION RUNWAY 27

We are passionate about our local airport and this project is a critical turning point in its continued viability and success. We want to thank you for considering our cause and humbly ask for any support you are willing to offer!

ACTION DUE DATE

December 31st, 2022

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Plainwell Aviation & STEM Academy

10330 Skyview Drive

Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Description: "Operation Tree Removal"

FACTS & FIGURES

CONDITION

Michigan Aeronautics inspection identified significant tree encroachment for Runway 27.

ACTIONS REQUIRED

Move displaced threshold leaving only 1400’ of landing/stopping distance on 2,650’ runway or;

 

Remove the trees from Runway 27 approach leaving more landing/stopping distance on Runway 27.

IN PROGRESS

Airport Manager has received written permission from both landowners to remove trees from Runway 27 approach 

 

Airport Manager has received quote for tree removal totaling USD$22,000.00

PROJECT BENEFITS

Increased safety and usable landing runway for all pilots using Plainwell’s primary Runway 27.

Increased safety for student pilots (Plainwell Aviation & Stem Academy).

Increased pilot traffic boosts the local economy.

Future consideration of surface improvements to Runway 9 - 27.

61D AIRPORT HIGHLIGHTS

Free Flight Time

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PASA has provided over 1,000! Introductory flights to the local youth around Allegan and Kalamazoo County.

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Beyond PASA

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Many PASA Flight Instructors have gained the necessary experience and hours to qualify for becoming Airline pilots.

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Academics

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Several students have continued training at the prestigious Western Michigan University College of Aviation.

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Successful Check-Rides

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Recent training has resulted in 5 students soloing and 5 passing their pilot check-rides.

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Civilian To Military

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Previous PASA students have recently graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy.

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History

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Many historical students out of PASA are commercial and military pilots as well noadays.

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