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Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport (UMP)
GeneralType: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 11/01/1961, Runways: 1, Land Area Covered By Airport: 445 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 05370.4*A, Location ID: UMP, Region: Great Lakes, District Office: CHI, Unicom Frequency: 123.000 MHz, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF): 123.000 MHz, Traffic Pattern Altitude: 1000, Aeronautical sectional chart: St Louis, Tie-In FSS: No, Tie-In FSS ID: HUF, Tie-In FSS Name: Terre Haute, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 811 ft, Elevation determination method: Surveyed, Elevation Source: NGS (2001-04-18), Air traffic control tower: No, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCI, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZID, Boundary ARTCC Name: Indianapolis, Airspace Determination: No Objection, Federal Agreements: NGY, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: HUF, Last Inspection Date: 06/11/2008, Inspection Group: State aeronautical personnel, Inspection Method: State
LocationState: Indiana, County: Hamilton, City: Indianapolis, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 39 56' 06.592'', Lng: -86 02' 41.887'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 39.935164, Lng: -86.044969, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: NGS (2001-04-18), Distance from central business district: 8 mi (NE), Find on map >>
OwnerIndianapolis Arpt Auth, Box 100 2500 S High School Rd, Indianapolis, In 46241-4941, 317-487-9594ManagerMichael T. Medvescek, Box 100 2500 S High School Rd, Indianapolis, In 46241-4941, 317-487-5024
Schedule
OperationsPeriod: 12/31/2006 - 12/31/2007, Air Taxi Operations: 7,076, Itinerant Operations: 12,903, Local Operations: 20,395, Military Operations: 1,249
AircraftSingle Engine Aircraft: 84, Multi Engine Aircraft: 20, Jet Engine Aircraft: 3, Helicopters: 1
AdditionalFuel Types: 100LLA, Magnetic Variation: 3W (Year 1995), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Lighting Schedule: Dusk-Dawn, Airframe repair service availability/type: Major, Power Plant repair service availability/type: Major, Customs Airport Of Entry: No, Customs Landing Rights: No, Military/civil joint use agreement: No, Military Landing Rights: Yes, Non-Commercial Landing Fee: No, Transient storage: HGR,TIE, Wind direction indicator: Y-L, Segmented circle airport marker system: No, Other services: AMB,AVNCS,CARGO,CHTR,INSTR,RNTL,SALES,SURV
Remarks160 FT STOPWAY N END.
Runway 1
GeneralID: '15/33, Length: 3850 ft, Width: 100 ft, Runway Surface Type Condition: Asphalt or bituminous concrete, Good condition, Runway Surface Treatment: Aggregate friction seal coat, Runway Weight Bearing Capacity: Single Wheel: 17,000 lbs, Edge Lights Intensity: Medium
Base EndBase End ID: '15, True Alignment: 146, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 39 56' 22.420'', Lng: -86 02' 55.707'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 39.939561, Lng: -86.048808, Physical Elevation: 786 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 37.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 , Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 805.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Controlling Object Description: ROAD, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a non-precision approach, Object Clear Slope: 30, Object Height: 11 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 530.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: B ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.5, Position Source: NGS (04/18/2001), Elevation Source: NGS (04/18/2001)
Reciprocal EndReciprocal End ID: '33, True Alignment: 326, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 39 55' 51.037'', Lng: -86 02' 27.870'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 39.930844, Lng: -86.041075, Physical Elevation: 810 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 27.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.04 , Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 811.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Controlling Object Description: BLDG, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a non-precision approach, Object Clear Slope: 25, Object Height: 70 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 2000.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: B ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.5, Position Source: NGS (04/18/2001), Elevation Source: NGS (04/18/2001)
National Wildlife Strike Incidents
2004-08-27Time: Day (09:00), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-152 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N93078, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 15, Above Ground: 10 ft, Speed: 65 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Struck Propeller, Struck Wing or Rotor, Struck Tail, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: RXN OPER = INDIANAPOLIS AVIATION (TIMOTHY YOCKEY)
Remarks: BIRDSTRIKE SECONDS AFTER ROTATION. FLOCK OF KILLDEER RESTING IN GRASS ON N SIDE OF RWY SCATTERED AS A/C APPROACHED THIS AREA MOMENTS AFTER ROTATION. SOME FLEW OVER RWY & INTO OUR FLT PATH. 2 BIRDS WERE HIT FOR CETRTAIN. STRIKE OCCURRED DURING OUR 3RD TOUCH AND GO AND WE RETURNED A/C TO FLO AFTER THAT.
2001-04-08Time: Night (02:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: C-182 SKYLAN (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N4359R, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 3500 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx OPER = HILL FLYING CLUB (GERRY INKS) RE-ENTERED x/xx/xx
Remarks: OVER ZIONSVILLE, HEARD A LOUD BANG. THOUGHT IT WAS AN ENG PROBLEM. SAW SPLOTCH ON WINDSCREEN. NO DMG.
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Indianapolis)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 718 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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Dec 13, 2010 @ 8:20 pm
Under General Comments above, it says that Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport Operational, Activation Date was 11/1/1961. It might be a minor point, but the airport actually opened for business on July 20, 1961, when the Indiana State Aeronuatics Commission issued its approval for the airport. My Dad, brother, and I built the airport, and I remember the date well. I still have the original copy of the approval certificate.
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Feb 17, 2011 @ 10:22 pm
As the airport celebrates 50 years of operation, the history of it's construction and early days of operation are documented in &quot;Gatewood Airport - A History of Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport - 1960-1967&quot;. 175 pages and over 200 photos, available on Lulu.com.

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