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Location

Latitude: 
43-43-59.8360N (43.733288)
Longitude: 
093-47-00.8160W (-93.783560)
Elevation: 
1119.0 feet MSL (341 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
0.7 E (as of June 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
3 N.M. W of Wells, Minnesota
Found On: 
Omaha Chart
FAA Region: 
AGL

Operations

Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
07/1966
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
MAY-OCT/MON-FRI/0730-2000
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZMP (Minneapolis)
Lighting Schedule: 
SS-SR
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
2119 feet (646 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
PNM
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  8

Annual Operations (as of 04/30/2016)

Total Operations:  6000
GA Local:  5000 83.3%
GA Itinerant:  1000 16.7%

Communications

CTAF:  122.900

       

    Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    ROBIN LESLIE
    125 S. BROADWAY
    WELLS, MN 56097
    (507) 553-6371
    CITY OF WELLS
    125 S. BROADWAY
    WELLS, MN 56097
    507-553-6371

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    Area Code: 507

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade & Location
    Wells Aviation
      
    533-3100 100LL
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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Princeton(PNM)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
       

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 68Y

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

    Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    15.8 Blue Earth Municipal Airport
    (KSBU SBU)
    238 237 100LL, Jet A
    18.3 Albert Lea Municipal Airport
    (AEL KAEL AEL)
    99 99 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
    22.7 Waseca Municipal Airport
    (KACQ ACQ)
    25 25 100LL, MOGAS
    27.9 Fairmont Municipal Airport
    (FRM KFRM FRM)
    259 258 100LL, Jet A
    29.9 Mankato Regional Airport
    (MKT KMKT MKT)
    348 347 100LL, Jet A
    32.6 Owatonna Degner Regional Airport
    (OWA KOWA OWA)
    43 43 100LL, Jet A
    37.1 Austin Municipal Airport
    (AUM KAUM AUM)
    96 96 100LL, Jet A
    39.8 Mason City Municipal Airport
    (MCW KMCW MCW)
    150 150 100LL, Jet A
    41.1 Faribault Municipal-Liz Wall Strohfus Field Airport
    (FBL KFBL FBL)
    29 29 100LL, Jet A
    44.6 Dodge Center Airport
    (KTOB TOB)
    67 67 100LL, Jet A
    44.7 Algona Municipal Airport
    (AXG KAXA AXA)
    208 207 100LL, Jet A
    46.2 Estherville Municipal Airport
    (EST KEST EST)
    245 244 100LL, Jet A
    46.8 New Ulm Municipal Airport
    (ULM KULM ULM)
    318 317 100LL, Jet A
    55.2 Emmetsburg Municipal Airport
    (KEGQ EGQ)
    226 225 100LL
    55.5 Stanton Airfield Airport
    (SYN KSYN SYN)
    36 36 100LL, MOGAS
    56.5 Rochester International Airport
    (RST KRST RST)
    78 78 100LL, Jet A
    58.4 Windom Municipal Airport
    (MWM KMWM MWM)
    281 279 100LL, Jet A
    58.8 Airlake Airport
    (KLVN LVN)
    23 23 100LL, Jet A
    59.6 Clarion Municipal Airport
    (KCAV CAV)
    178 177 100LL, Jet A
    61.7 Eagle Grove Municipal Airport
    (KEAG EAG)
    185 184 100LL

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

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    Ratings & Reviews

    Wells Municipal Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Wells Municipal Airport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Centers
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restrooms
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Architecture
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Security Lines
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Transport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Taxis
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Runways

    68Y Airport Runway Summary

    Longest Runway: 17/35 is 2912 ft (888 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    68Y Airport Runway Details



    Runway 17/35  2912 ft x 198 ft (888 m x 60 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Turf/G -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 17

    Runway 35

    Elevation: 
    1113 1119
    Latitude: 
    43.7453 43.7374
    Longitude: 
    -93.7774 -93.7772
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    0 0
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    1113 1119
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

    Remarks

    A40-17/35 LIRL NSTD DUE TO SPACING.
    A42-17 17/35 MKD WITH YELLOW CONES.
    A70 100LL FROM FUEL TRUCK, SVC AFT HRS CALL 507-553-3100.

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    None
    Powerplant Repair: 
    None
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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