Welcome to the Boyne City Municipal Airport

Mission Statement: The Boyne City Airport provides an aviation gateway to world class living, dining, shopping and business attractions in northwest Michigan by ensuring the Boyne City Airport offers premier flight safety, friendly and convenient amenities to the aviation community with citizen responsible stewardship and management.


The Boyne City Municipal Airport is located one mile east of Boyne City off East Main Street and is adjacent to the Boyne Businessl Park. It is an unattended facility. N98 provides safe and convenient aviation friendly services for local and visiting air traffic.  Placing safety first, N98 offers RNAV GPS approaches to paved 4,000 ft. of lighted and well maintained Runways 9 & 27 with Runway Distance Markers each 1000 ft.(unlighted).  Upon landing, pilots will enjoy 24hr/7day a week, self-serve 100LL aviation fuel, a lighted and heated/cooled terminal with FREE WiFi connectivity and restrooms.  Need a ride? An airport courtesy car is available free of charge.  Entrance to the terminal requires a combination. This combination is in the Michigan Airport Directory.  The Boyne City Airport serves as the trailhead for the Boyne Valley Trailway 6.3-mile paved non-motorized multiuse pathway that connects Boyne City and Boyne Falls and Boyne Mountain. This trailhead offers parking, restrooms and a water-bottle station for hikers and bikers alike. 

WEATHER: Winter runway conditions are called in daily to the Flight Service 1-800-992-7433
(Please click on the link or call the number listed for current conditions)

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Boyne City Municipal Airport
c/o Michael Cain, City/Airport Manager

319 N. Lake St.  *  Boyne City, MI 49712
231-582-0377 or
231-582-6597 (City Hall)
Richard L. Bouters, Assistant Manager
231-675-0797 or
Leon Jarema, Assistant Manager
Airport Board (members/meeting agendas & minutes)
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Aviation Fuel 100 LL, self service, 24hr/7days and competitive prices. (Honor monthly billing)         Current Price - $5.78 as of July 17, 2024.
Transportation / Courtesy Vehicle

Courtesy car (first come basis - details located inside the terminal) 
Public Transportation: Charlevoix County Transit 231-582-6900 (Mon. - Sat.)
Click here to view our courtesy vehicle policy

Parking Ramp and grass tie-down. (Overnight parking fees apply)
Hangars Competitive hangar leasing / building arrangements
WiFi FREE ("Airport Guest" - non encrypted/no password required.  "BCAirport5G" - encrypted - password posted in the terminal)
Terminal Heated / air conditioned with a pilots lounge, smart TV, and restrooms
Approaches RNAV GPS
Mid Michigan Rental Car

Learn more:



Billing Slips with information  located in the terminal for the following:
Aircraft Overnight Parking

$5.00/night (Soft Surface) $100/month (Soft Surface)

$20.00/night (Hard Surface)

Vehicle Parking $2.00/night  *  $10.00/week  *  $25.00/month  *  $75/six months  *  $125.00/year
(permits available at City Hall)
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FAA Identifier N98
Lat/Long 45-12-31.7284N / .84-59-23.588OW
45-12.528807N / 084-59-393133W
45.2088134 / -84.9898856
Elevation 659.6 ft. / 201.0 m (surveyed)
Variation 05W (1985)
From city 1 mile SE of BOYNE CITY, MI
Time zone UTC -4 (-5 during Standard Time)
Physical Address 1040 E. Main St.  49712

Airport Operations
Airport use Open to the public
Activation date 10/1947
Control tower No
ARTCC MINNEAPOLIS CENTER - Frequency 134.60 Clearance Delivery - Ph. 651-463-5588
NOTAMs facility LAN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance Unattended
Pattern altitude 1659.6 ft. MSL
Wind indicator Lighted
Segmented circle Yes
Lights: PCL Freq. 122.90 ACTVT MIRL TY 09/27, PAPI TY 09, REIL RY 27 - 122.900

WX AWOS-3 at CVX (13 nm NW) 120.0 (231-237-9703)
WX AWOS-3 at MGN (13 nm N) 119.925 (231-347-5231)
WX AWOS-3 at ACB (16 nm SW) 119.275 (231-533-8941)
WX ASOS-3 at GLR (17 nm SE) 118.375 (989-732-1571)

Dimensions 4001 x 75 ft.
Surface Asphalt (in good condition)
Edge lights Medium intensity
Edge markings RWY 9/27 (in good condition)
Latitude 45-12.543998N 45.12.513615N
Longitude 084-59.85375W 094-58.927892W
Elevation 654.7 ft. 659.3 ft.
Traffic Pattern left left
Displaced Threshold 599 ft. No
Markings basic (in good condition) basic (in good condition)
Visual Slope Indicator

2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)


Runway End Identifier Lights No Yes
Touchdown Point Yes (no lights) Yes (no lights)
Rwy. Distance Markers Yes - 1000 ft. intervals (non-lighted) Yes - 1000 ft. (non-lighted)
  • 19 ft. road, 220 ft. from runway
  • 1:1 slope to clear +6 ft. fence
  • 175 ft. DSTC
  • 38 ft. pline, 734 ft. from runway, 135 ft. left of centerline
  • 14:1 slope to clear +4 ft. fence
  • 0 ft. DSTC, 152 ft. R
Additional Remarks
  • RWY 27 +250 ft. hill 2 miles E 16:1; +20 ft. trees, 480 ft. DSTC, 145R, 14:1
  • Deer & Birds on & INVOF RYS
  • +4 ft. fence parallel to runway, 123 ft. S of RWY CL
  • NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES: Avoid Flying Low Over Noise Sensitive Areas, use best rate of climb speed to 1400ft. MSL, be aware of noise sensitive areas near airport, IFR-Use plublished departure procedures per ACT, No Jet Departures: 11pm - 7am.
  • CAUTION: Police firing range approx.. 1500ft. north of rwy and 2000ft from apch. end rwy 27. Range firing times unscheduled. Call Boyne City Police Dept. @ 231-582-6611 for dates and times of range activity
LAPs - Instrument Approach Procedure RNAV (GPS) RWY 9     *     RNAV (GPS) RWY 27
Note: Special take-off minimums/departure procedures apply
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Near by airports with instrument procedures
KBFA Boyne Mountain Airport (4 nm SE)
KCVX Charlevoix Municipal Airport (12nm NW)
KMGN Harbor Springs Airport (13 nm N)
KACB Antrim County Airport (16 nm SW)
KGLR Gaylord Regional Airport (17 nm SE)

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