Merritt Island Airport (COI) in Merritt Island, Florida
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Merritt Island Airport (COI)

  • General
  • Type: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 06/01/1952, Runways: 1, Land Area Covered By Airport: 140 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 03323.*A, Location ID: COI, Region: Southern, District Office: ORL, Unicom Frequency: 122.975 MHz, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF): 122.975 MHz, Aeronautical sectional chart: Jacksonville, Tie-In FSS: No, Tie-In FSS ID: PIE, Tie-In FSS Name: Saint Petersburg, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 6 ft, Elevation determination method: Surveyed, Elevation Source: NGS (2005-06-17), Air traffic control tower: No, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCR, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZMA, Boundary ARTCC Name: Miami, Responsible ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCJ, Responsible ARTCC ID: ZJX, Responsible ARTCC Name: Jacksonville, Airspace Determination: Conditional, Federal Agreements: NGY, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: PIE, Last Inspection Date: 11/06/2008, Inspection Group: State aeronautical personnel, Inspection Method: State
  • Location
  • State: Florida, County: Brevard, City: Merritt Island, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 28° 20' 29.800'', Lng: -80° 41' 07.700'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 28.341611, Lng: -80.685472, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: NGS (2005-06-17), Distance from central business district: <1 mi (S) Find on map
  • Owner
  • Titusville-Cocoa Airport District, 355 Golden Knights Blvd, Titusville, Fl 32780, 321-267-8780
  • Manager
  • Michael Powell C.M., Ace, 355 Golden Knights Blvd, Titusville, Fl 32780, 321-267-8780
  • Operations
  • Period: 11/06/2007 - 11/06/2008, Air Taxi Operations: 1,500, Itinerant Operations: 48,000, Local Operations: 64,000
  • Aircraft
  • Single Engine Aircraft: 133, Multi Engine Aircraft: 22, Helicopters: 7
  • Additional
  • Fuel Types: 100LLA, Magnetic Variation: 5W (Year 2000), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Lighting Schedule: Rdo-Ctl, Airframe repair service availability/type: Major, Power Plant repair service availability/type: Major, Customs Airport Of Entry: No, Customs Landing Rights: Yes, Military/civil joint use agreement: No, Military Landing Rights: Yes, Non-Commercial Landing Fee: No, Wind direction indicator: Y-L, Segmented circle airport marker system: Yes, Other services: CHTR, INSTR, RNTL, SALES
  • Remarks
  • Airspace Determination: VFR OPERNS ONLY.

Runway 1

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: '11, True Alignment: 109, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Poor, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 28° 20' 35.664'', Lng: -80° 41' 26.756'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 28.343240, Lng: -80.690766, Physical Elevation: 6 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 33.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 6.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Controlling Object Description: TREE, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a non-precision approach, Object Clear Slope: 25, Object Height: 45 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 1364.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 75R ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: NGS (07/17/2005), Elevation Source: NGS (06/17/2005), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (06/17/2005)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: '29, True Alignment: 289, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Poor, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 28° 20' 23.852'', Lng: -80° 40' 48.730'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 28.339959, Lng: -80.680203, Physical Elevation: 3 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 33.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 5.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 50, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: NGS (06/17/2005), Elevation Source: NGS (06/17/2005), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: NGS (06/17/2005)

National Wildlife Strike Incidents

2005-08-17
Time: Day (13:30), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-421 (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N400CE, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: Yes, Runway: 11, Above Ground: 2000 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BLACK VULTURE, Size: Large, Damage: Substantial, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Wing or Rotor, Struck & Damaged Lights, Struck & Damaged Other, Tip Tank, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: OPER = PILOTS OF THE CARIBBEAN SOURCE = xxxx-x, NEWS ARTICLE AND AON DAILY LOSSES. SENT LETTER TO OPER WITH xxxx-x FORM.
Remarks: BIRD STRUCK WHERE RT WING TIP AND TIP TANK JOIN. RIPPED WING AND PUNCTURED FUEL TANK FORCING THE FUEL SPEWING PLANE TO MAKE AN EMERGENCY LANDING. STRIKE WAS ABOUT 5 MILES W OF ARPT. DAMAGED SOME ELECTRONICS INCLUDING LIGHT THAT CONFIRMS THE LDG GEAR IS DOWN. PILOT HAD TO LAND NOT KNOWING IF GEAR WAS DOWN. ID BY SMITHSONIAN.
1994-03-01
Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: VULTURES, Size: Large, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: ASRS
Comments: EXACT DAY . A/C SMALL
Remarks: LEFT WING LEADING EDGE. MANY VULTURES IN AIR. AVOIDED 2 BUT DID NOT SEE THE BIRD I HIT. DAMAGE DID NOT AFFECT CONTROL OF A/C. LANDING NORMAL.
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Merritt Island)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 169 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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