Pilot Information

Pilot Information

​​​pilots.jpg​​​​​​This page contains valuable information for pilots for each of Oakland County's three airports. Click the + sign to see the information.

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Oakland County International Airport,
The airport is at 6500 Highland Road. Please note that Highland Road is also called Huron Street in Pontiac. Its state road designation is M-59.
Landing Fee Schedule

General Info

SARL Certificated under Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 139 FAA Class IV Airspace (when tower open 0600-2400; other times Class G)
  • Elevation 980 feet
  • Latitude:  42-39.91 N
  • Longitude:  83-25.12 W
  • Magnetic Deviation:  6.2 W
  • Runway 9R/27L (6520' x 150')
  • Runway 9L/27R (5675' x 100')
  • Runway 18/36 (2585' x 75') 650' displaced threshold when landing on 18
  • Landing Fees (aircraft greater than 12,500 lbs.):  landing fee rates
  • Prior notification required for aircraft over 30 seats and aircraft weighing over 60,000 lbs. maximum gross takeoff weight
  • User Fee U.S. Customs Service 7 AM - 8 PM Monday-Friday; provide 3-hours advance notice on all clearances: 
  • User Fee Customs rates

Ground Run-up Enclosure (GRE)

The ground run-up enclosure (GRE) at Oakland County International Airport, will reduce noise from engine run-ups by 15 dB, or 75 percent.  The $3.5 million structure also is the first of its kind at a general aviation (GA) facility in the United States.
The three-sided, open air structure, faces west across one mile of airport property.  This orientation allows for positive air flow during engine run-ups while reducing noise on the other three sides.
The designer, Blast Deflectors, Inc. of Reno, Nevada, employed absorbent barrier technology. Whatever sound energy is not absorbed and dissipated by the six-inch, fiberglass-filled acoustic panels is deflected upward. The panels are designed specifically to absorb low-frequency sounds.

Lighting and Approach Aids

Rotating Beacon, REIL, MIRL, HIRL, VASI, MALSR
To Activate MALSR: 120.5 - 7 CLICKS


ATIS: 125.025
Clearance Delivery: 118.25
Detroit Approach: 127.5
Ground: 121.9/121.65
ILS: 111.1
MALSR: 120.5
Tower: 120.5 / 123.7
Unicom: 122.95
VOR: 111.0
Oakland/Troy Airport,
​The airport is located at 2672 Industrial Row in Troy,  It is south of Maple Road and east of Coolidge Road (Maple is also called 15 Mile Road).
Phone:  248-288-6100 

Attended Hours  ​
Weekdays  Sept.-May 0800-1800
June-Aug. 0800-2000  ​
Weekends  ​0800-1600 ​
Lighting: ​ROTG BCN MIRL VASI-Dusk-2300 Thereafter STD PCL CTAF​
Frequencies:    ​
Unicom   ​123.05 ​
ARRAS ​121.725
(Click mike 4x)​
Detroit App/Dep​126.85​
RDO NAV AIDS​111.0 (PSI) 124" 18.3 NW to Field​
Runways  ​
09/27 ​3550 x 60  ​

Closed to aircraft heavier then 15,500 lbs.
The airport is located at 2672 Industrial Road in Troy. It is south of Maple Road and east of Coolidge Road. (Maple is also called 15 Mile Road.)
Oakland/Southwest Airport,

​Phone​:  248-437-2333
FAX​:     248-437-2992​

Facility use​Open to the public​
Sectional chart​Detroit​
Control tower​no​
ARTCC​Cleveland Center​
FSS​Lansing Flight Service Station [1-800-WX-BRIEF]​
NOTAMs facility​LAN (NOTAM-D service available)​
Wind indicator​lighted​
Segmented circle​yes​
Beacon​white-green (lighted land airport)​
Landing fee​no​
Airline operations​not certified under FAR Part 139​
Lighting and Approach Aids
Rotating Beacon, LIRL, VASI

Detroit Approach/Departure:  124.9 (0600 - 2300)
Unicom: 122.7
WX ASOS at PTK (13 nm NE):  124.45 (0000-0600)
phone:  248-666-1818
WX ASOS at YIP (16 nm S):  132.35
phone:  734-485-9056
WX ASOS at OZW (18 nm NW):  118.875
phone:  517-546-4450
WX ASOS at ARB (18 nm S):  134.55
phone:  734-668-7173

8/26: 3128 x 40 ft.
Note:  there are displaced thresholds on both runway ends