C47 - Portage Municipal Airport
AIR PORTAGE INC



Airport From NE



Looking to Wisconsin River



Runway Intersections



Runway 17 by Prison


Runway 22 SW over cemetery


Runway 22 SW towards river

Tiedown Area

Airport Late 60's

John Poppy, Manager
1011 Silver Lake Drive
P O Box 319
Portage, WI 53901

Phone : 608-742-3300
Fax : 608-742-0049

Email: poppy@air-portage.com


Airport Services
Under new management, effective January 1, 2000.


Hours of Operation:

Open daily : 8 am to 5 pm
Sundays open at : 10 am
   
All other times are subject to the weather and flying traffic.
 
Please call ahead for fuel or services outside the usual 8-5 hours of operation.

Fuel Available:

100 LL : Competive
MoGas : Competive

Restaurants within walking distance:

Pizza Pit,
Burger King,
Hitching Post: 608-742-8208 - A great local restaurant
serving the best prime rib and Friday fish fries

Rental cars:
Available across the street

Enterprise : 608-742-4112

Parking:
Hangars and Tiedowns


Other Services:
Flight instruction: Local EAA chapter & The Portage Flying Club


Airport Operations:

Facility use : Open to the public
Sectional Chart : Chicago
Control tower : no
ARTCC : CHICAGO CENTER
FSS : GREEN BAY FLIGHT SERVICE
STATION: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs facility : GRB (Notam-D service available)
Pattern Altitude : 1000 ft AGL/1825 MSL
Wind indicator : yes
Segmented circle : no
Lights : DUSK-DAWN
Beacon : white-green (lighted land airport)
Landing fee : no
Airline operations : not certified under the FAR Part 139

Airport Communications

CTAF : 122.7
UNICOM : 122.7
MADISON APPROACH : 124.0
CHICAGO ARTCC APPROACH : 120.1
MADISON DEPARTURE : 124.0
CHICAGO ARTCC DEPARTURE : 120.1

APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQS 133.3/380.35 (LONE ROCK RCAG) WHEN MADISON APCH CTL CLSD.

Radio aids to navigate to the Airport

VOR radial/distance Var VOR name Freq
DLLr084/12.2 DELLS VORTAC 117.00 03E
MSNr343/25.7 MADISON VORTAC 108.60 03E
LNRr061/32.5 LONE ROCK VORTAC 112.8 00E
JUNEAU 284/34.9 344 01W UNU . . - - . . . -
KICKAPOO 096/37.4 251 03E HBW . . . . - . . . . -
NECEDAH 139/38.5 233 01W DAF - . . . - . . - .

Runway Information
Runway 04/22
Dimensions: 3009 x 40 ft. / 917 x 12 m
Surface: Asphalt, in poor condition; severe cracking.

Runway 04 Runway 22
Traffic pattern : Left Left
Runway heading : 043

223

Markings : NSTD NSTD

Markings condition

: Poor Poor
Latitude : 43-33-23.057N 43-33-44.77
Longitude : 089-29-13.148W 089-28-45.2
Elevation : 825.0 ft 816.0 ft
Runway end identifier lights : No No
Centerline lights : No No
Displaced threshold : No No
Touchdown point : No No
OBSTRUCTIONS : ROAD ROAD
Height : 13 ft 10 ft
Distance from threshold : 200 ft 200 ft
Distance from centerline : 50 ft right 120 ft

Additional obstruction remarks: +70 FT TREE 60 FT FM THR 130 FT R; +65 FT TREE 90 FT FM THR 100 FT R

Runway 17/35

Dimensions : 3775 x 60 ft. / 1151 x 18 m
Surface : Asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights : Medium intensity MIRL NSTD.
RY 17 FIRST 100 FT NOT LG
35 FIRST 193 FT NOT LGTD.
Runway edge markings : /35 DSPLCD THLD MKGS
13.9 to 1 Non-Standard Approach
ARROWHEAD THLD

Runway 17 Runway 35
Traffic pattern: Left Left
Runway heading: 178 358
Markings: Basic Basic
Markings condition: Good Good
Latitude: 43-33-56.812N 43-33-19.61
Longitude: 089-29-00.084W 089-28-58.1
Elevation: 811.0 ft 822.0 ft
Visual slope indicator: Pulsating/steady burning VASI on left
Runway end identifier lights: Yes No
Centerline lights: No No
Displaced threshold: Yes Yes
DT distance: 103 ft 262 ft
Touchdown point: No No
OBSTRUCTIONS: Trees Road
Height: 38 ft 10 ft
Slope to clear: 14:1
Distance from threshold: 750 ft 200 ft
Distance from centerline: 220 ft right 210 ft right

Additional obstruction remarks:
APCH RATIO DSPLCD THLD TREE 160 FT THLD 115 FT - 1 FT ROAD THR ON CNTR POLES 30 FT R & 125 CONC POSTS THR ON CNTR SIGN 15 FT THR 74 FT L TREE 930 FT THR 135 FT

Other remarks:
Runway 4 obstruction is a +30 ft Power line 350 ft from THR L/R of EXTDD CL

Numerous deer on and in vicinity of airport.

RWY 35 LRG HNGRS & TREE 200 FT W OF MAY CAUSE WIND SHEER WITH STRONG WINDS.


"Links of Interest":

Aviation Education

Getting your license
AOPA's Learn to Fly
BE A PILOT! Learn to Fly
Start Flying - Cessna
Student Pilot Network
WisDOT Aeronautics-Aviation Educational Resources


Information Resources
FAA Download Library
How Airplanes Work
See How It Flies
Teachers- Look here!!! NASA Education Site
WisDOT Aeronautics
Excellent resource for Wisconsin airports and pilots!

Aviation Schools
University Aviation Association
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
University of North Dakota - School of Aerospace Sciences
Western Michigan University

Press Information

AOPA's 2000 Aviation Fact Card
Aviation Safety Data, U.S. DOT
AOPA General Aviation Trends Report
AOPA statistical reference guide
Facts and Statistics about Wisconsin Airports- WisDOT - Aeronautics
On Capitol Hill-AOPA

Organizations

Air Care Alliance
AOPA (Airplane Owners and Pilots Association)
AOPA ASF (AOPA Air Safety Foundation)
Civil Air Patrol
EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association)
EAA Young Eagles Program
FAA
NAFI Home Page
NASA
The Ninety-Nines Organization
NTSB
Women In Aviation International

Other Aviation Sites

EAA Airventure 2000
Landings Web Site
AIRSHOW MANUAL by Robert Sheffield
AVweb, The Internet's Aviation Magazine and News Service
Ag Update PAASS (Professional Aerial Applicators Support System)

Visitor and Tourist Information

International Crane Foundation
Mid-Continent Railway
Wisconsin Dells & Lake Delton Chamber of Commerce
Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau
Wisconsin Fly-Ins, WisDOT Aeronautics

Weather Links

Channel 3 Weather Radar
NOAA's Graphical Display of METAR Data
Cool but takes a while to load.
Baraboo-Dells Weather
National Weather Service
NOAA
GOES8 Satellite Image IR

Aviation Vendors

Trade-A-Plane
Airwich Avionics Inc.
Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc.(ASA)
Cirrus Software for GTE DUATS
Gleim Publications
Discount Pilot Supply
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