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The Bluffton Airport is a general aviation airport owned by the Village of Bluffton and operated by Bluffton Flying Service. For additional information, please contact Bluffton Flying Service at (419) 358-7045.

FAA Information (effective 17 December 2009)

LOCATION

FAA Identifier: 

5G7

Lat/Long: 

40-53-07.6000N / 083-52-07.1000W
40-53.126667N / 083-52.118333W
40.8854444 / -83.8686389
(estimated)

Elevation: 

851 ft. / 259.4 m (surveyed)

Variation: 

05W (1985)

From city: 

1 mile SE of BLUFFTON, OH

Time zone: 

UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)

Zip code: 

45817

AIRPORT OPERATIONS

Airport use: 

Open to the public

Activation date: 

01/1947

Sectional chart: 

DETROIT

Control tower: 

no

ARTCC: 

CLEVELAND CENTER

FSS: 

CLEVELAND FLIGHT SERVICE STATION

NOTAMs facility: 

CLE (NOTAM-D service available)

Attendance: 

0800-1800

Pattern altitude: 

1851 ft. MSL

Wind indicator: 

lighted

Segmented circle: 

no

Lights: 

DUSK-DAWN
ACTVT MIRL RY 05/23 & PAPI RY 23 REIL RY 23 - CTAF.

Beacon: 

white-green (lighted land airport)

AIRPORT COMMUNICATIONS

CTAF/UNICOM: 

122.8

TOLEDO APPROACH: 

120.8 [0600-0000]

TOLEDO DEPARTURE: 

120.8 [0600-0000]

WX AWOS-3 at OWX (10 nm NW): 

120.525 (419-523-4151)

WX ASOS at FDY (12 nm NE): 

124.425 (419-427-8524)

WX ASOS at AOH (13 nm SW): 

108.4 (419-224-6098)

NEARBY RADIO NAVIGATION AIDS

VOR radial/distance

  

VOR name

  

Freq

  

Var

FDYr233/6.6

 

FINDLAY VORTAC

 

108.20

 

02W

AOHr027/(11.6)

 

ALLEN COUNTY VOR

 

108.40

 

04W

MAHr235/(12.1)

 

MARATHON VOR

 

114.90

 

05W

VWVr199/35.5

 

WATERVILLE VOR/DME

 

113.10

 

02W

RODr018/36.7

 

ROSEWOOD VORTAC

 

117.50

 

05W

BUDr299/(40.0)

 

BUCKEYE VOR

 

109.80

 

05W

NDB name

  

Hdg/Dist

  

Freq

  

Var

  

ID

OTTAWA

 

156/10.0

 

233

 

05W

 

PDR

 .--. -.. .-.

BENTON RIDGE

 

233/12.2

 

334

 

05W

 

BNR

 -... -. .-.

LIMA

 

037/12.9

 

362

 

04W

 

LYL

 .-.. -.-- .-..

RUSHSYLVANIA

 

345/27.2

 

326

 

05W

 

RUV

 .-. ..- ...-

FOSTORIA

 

234/28.1

 

379

 

05W

 

FZI

 ..-. --.. ..

BELLEFONTAINE

 

000/31.0

 

242

 

05W

 

EDJ

 . -.. .---

TIFFIN

 

252/32.5

 

269

 

05W

 

TII

 - .. ..

STANLEY

 

093/33.8

 

411

 

05W

 

VFU

 ...- ..-. ..-

DEFIANCE

 

142/36.9

 

246

 

05W

 

DFI

 -.. ..-. ..

MARION

 

299/39.7

 

201

 

05W

 

MNN

 -- -. -.

LAKEFIELD

 

057/39.9

 

205

 

04W

 

CQA

 -.-. --.- .-

AIRPORT SERVICES

Fuel available: 

100LL JET-A

Parking: 

hangars and tiedowns

Airframe service: 

MAJOR

Powerplant service: 

MAJOR

Bottled oxygen: 

NONE

Bulk oxygen: 

NONE

RUNWAY INFORMATION - RUNWAY 5/23

Dimensions: 

4126 x 75 ft. / 1258 x 23 m

Surface: 

asphalt, in good condition

Weight bearing capacity: 

Single wheel: 

12.5

 

Runway edge lights: 

medium intensity

 

RUNWAY 5

  

RUNWAY 23

Latitude: 

40-52.916067N

 

40-53.336800N

Longitude: 

083-52.469817W

 

083-51.766967W

Elevation: 

850.5 ft.

 

846.6 ft.

Gradient: 

0.1%

 

0.1%

Traffic pattern: 

left

 

left

Runway heading: 

057 magnetic, 052 true

 

237 magnetic, 232 true

Markings: 

nonprecision

 

nonprecision

Visual slope indicator: 

 

 

4-light PAPI on left

Runway end identifier lights: 

no

 

yes

Touchdown point: 

yes, no lights

 

yes, no lights

Obstructions: 

16 ft. trees, 600 ft. from runway, 25:1 slope to clear

 

56 ft. trees, 1595 ft. from runway, 410 ft. left of centerline, 24:1 slope to clear
RY 23 +10 FT CULTIVATION 138 FT FM 250 FT L.

AIRPORT OPERATIONAL STATISTICS

Aircraft based on the field:

 

24

Single engine airplanes:

 

20

Multi engine airplanes:

 

3

Helicopters:

 

1

 

Aircraft operations: avg 197/day *

66% 

local general aviation

33% 

transient general aviation

1% 

air taxi

<1% 

military

* for 12-month period ending 15 May 2008

 

 
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