Waupaca Municipal Airport

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Waupaca Municipal Airport

Brunner Field
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Summary
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorCity of Waupaca
Serves Waupaca, Wisconsin
Elevation  AMSL 840 ft / 256 m
Coordinates 44°20′0″N089°1′11″W / 44.33333°N 89.01972°W / 44.33333; -89.01972
Website CityOfWaupaca.org/...
Map
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PCZ
Location of airport in Wisconsin
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PCZ
PCZ (the United States)
Runways
Direction LengthSurface
ftm
10/285,2001,585Asphalt
13/313,8991,188Asphalt
Statistics
Aircraft operations (2019)20,160
Based aircraft (2019)40
Sources: FAA, [1] Wisconsin DOT, [2] and airport website [3]

Waupaca Municipal Airport( ICAO : KPCZ, FAA LID : PCZ) is a city owned public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of Waupaca, a city in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, United States. [1] The airport is also known as Brunner Field. [3] It is located adjacent to U.S. Route 10. It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2019–2023, in which it is categorized as a local general aviation facility. [4]

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Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned PCZ by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA. [5]

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Facilities and aircraft

Waupaca Municipal Airport covers an area of 386 acre s (156  ha ) [1] at an elevation of 840 feet (256 m) above mean sea level. [2] It has two asphalt paved runways: 10/28 is 5,200 by 100 feet (1,585 x 30 m) with approved GPS approaches and 13/31 is 3,899 by 75 feet (1,188 x 23 m). [1]

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Plane Guys Aviation, LLC. is the Fixed-Base Operator.

For the 12-month period ending June 10, 2019, the airport had 20,160 aircraft operations, an average of 55 per day: 99% general aviation, 1% air taxi and less than 1% military. In August 2019, there were 40 aircraft based at this airport: 30 single-engine, 3 multi-engine, 2 jet, 1 helicopter and 4 ultralights. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 FAA Airport Master Record for PCZ ( Form 5010 PDF ), effective August 15, 2019.
  2. 1 2 Waupaca Municipal Airport at Wisconsin DOT Airport Directory
  3. 1 2 Waupaca Municipal Airport, official website
  4. "NPIAS Report 2019-2023 Appendix A" (PDF). Federal Aviation Administration . October 3, 2018. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  5. Great Circle Mapper: KPCZ - Waupaca Municipal Airport - Waupaca, Wisconsin