Fixed Base Operator (FBO)

Since 1978, Orchard Beach Aviation has provided pilots services and resources at Manistee County Blacker Airport (MBL):  These services include:
  • Pilot Lounge
  • Crew Car
  • Rental Cars (provided through Mowry Leasing at our front desk)
  • Wireless Internet
  • Conference Room
  • Catering
  • Ice
  • Aircraft Maintenance if needed (through Cadillac Aircraft Service)
  • After Hours Services
  • Tie Downs
  • Flight Planning Computer
  • GPU (limited availability)
  • Towing (limited aircraft)
  • Hangars (small aircraft only, when available)
  • Shuttle – transportation to Casino (Provided by Little River Casino Resort)

Hours of Operation

Summer Hours: June – Sept: 8:00am – 8:00pm
Winter Hours: Oct-May: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Contact Us:

Manistee Airport
2323 Airport Road