Tower Municipal Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
47-49-05.3600N (47.818156)
Longitude: 
092-17-09.8400W (-92.286067)
Elevation: 
1369.9 feet MSL (418 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
1.1 W (as of August 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
01 N.M. NW of Tower, Minnesota
Found On: 
Green Bay Chart
FAA Region: 
AGL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
JOHN BURGESS
BOX 576, 602 MAIN ST.
TOWER, MN 55790
(218) 780-5902
CITY OF TOWER
BOX 576, 602 MAIN ST.
TOWER, MN 55790
218-753-4070

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
12/1959
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZMP (Minneapolis)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZMP (Minneapolis)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
2370 feet (722 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
PNM
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  12

Annual Operations (as of 06/30/2019)

Total Operations:  3700
GA Local:  2700 73.0%
GA Itinerant:  1000 27.0%

Communications

CTAF:  122.900

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON 127.9/281.45 (DULUTH RCAG).
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 218

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Higher Planes
  
753-5100 100LL
Van Air, Inc.
  
753-2331 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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 07/14/22 to 0901Z 08/11/22.

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MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 08 NC-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 26 NC-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NC-1
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 12D

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
16.3 Cook Municipal Airport
(KCQM CQM)
271 272 100LL, Jet A
18.4 Ely Municipal Airport
(LYU KELO ELO)
88 90 100LL, Jet A
23.7 Sky Harbor Seaplane Base
(9Y5)
198 199 100LL
25.1 Eveleth-Virginia Municipal Airport
(EVM KEVM EVM)
199 200 100LL, Jet A
25.8 Orr Regional Airport
(KORB ORB)
297 298 100LL, Jet A
28.0 Scotts Seaplane Base
(KCDD CDD)
343 344 100LL, MOGAS
34.2 Range Regional Airport
(HIB KHIB HIB)
221 222 100LL, Jet A
49.1 Silver Bay Municipal Airport
(KBFW BFW)
133 135 80, 100LL
51.1 Richard B Helgeson Airport
(KTWM TWM)
154 155 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
58.7 Duluth International Airport
(DLH KDLH DLH)
176 177 100LL, Jet A, JP-8
61.6 Grand Rapids/Itasca County-Gordon Newstrom Field Airport
(GPZ KGPZ GPZ)
234 234 100LL, Jet A
63.3 Falls International/Einarson Field Airport
(INL KINL INL)
315 315 100LL, Jet A
68.2 Richard I Bong Airport
(SUW KSUW SUW)
173 174 100LL, Jet A
92.2 Solon Springs Municipal Airport
(KOLG OLG)
167 168 100LL
95.0 Aitkin Municipal/Steve Kurtz Field Airport
(KAIT AIT)
217 217 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-1 270 FT HILL 2500 FT SOUTHEAST OF ARPT.
A110-2 ULTRALIGHT TRAFFIC ON & INVOF ARPT.
A110-3 FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.
A110-4 COLD TEMPERATURE AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -35C.
A58-26 4 FT BRUSH 50 FT FM RWY END 153 FT RIGHT.
A70-FUEL-10 0LL SELF SERVICE FUEL AVBL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
A81-APT MIRL RY 08/26 PRESET MEDIUM INTNSTY TO INCREASE INTNSTY & ACTVT - CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 08/26
14W/32W
Longest Runway: 14W/32W is 5000 ft (1524 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

12D Airport Runway Details

Runway 08/26  3400 ft x 75 ft (1036 m x 23 m)
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway 08

Runway 26

Elevation: 
1365.8 1369.9
Latitude: 
47-49-04.5400N 47-49-06.1800N
Longitude: 
092-17-34.7200W 092-16-44.9600W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
087 267
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
TREES BRUSH
Object Height: 
22 13
Distance from End: 
617 227
Object Centerline Offset: 
223 ft. right of centerline 109 ft. right of centerline

Runway 14W/32W  5000 ft x 200 ft (1524 m x 61 m)

Runway 14W

Runway 32W

Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Object Centerline Offset: 
223 ft. right of centerline 109 ft. right of centerline

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
Low Pressure
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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