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Wells Municipal Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
43-44-28.3950N (43.741221)
Longitude: 
093-46-37.8300W (-93.777175)
Elevation: 
1119.0 feet MSL (341 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
0.6 E (as of September 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. W of Wells, Minnesota
Found On: 
Omaha Chart
FAA Region: 
AGL

Contacts

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

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
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)
Responsible 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 09/30/2019)

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

Communications

CTAF:  122.900

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 507

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    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
    16.3 Blue Earth Municipal Airport
    (KSBU SBU)
    237 236 100LL, Jet A
    18.1 Albert Lea Municipal Airport
    (AEL KAEL AEL)
    101 101 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
    22.2 Waseca Municipal Airport
    (KACQ ACQ)
    25 25 100LL, MOGAS
    28.3 Fairmont Municipal Airport
    (FRM KFRM FRM)
    258 257 100LL, Jet A
    29.5 Mankato Regional Airport
    (MKT KMKT MKT)
    348 347 100LL, Jet A
    32.0 Owatonna Degner Regional Airport
    (OWA KOWA OWA)
    44 44 100LL, Jet A
    36.9 Austin Municipal Airport
    (AUM KAUM AUM)
    97 97 100LL, Jet A
    40.0 Mason City Municipal Airport
    (MCW KMCW MCW)
    150 150 100LL, Jet A
    40.6 Faribault Municipal-Liz Wall Strohfus Field Airport
    (FBL KFBL FBL)
    29 29 100LL, Jet A
    44.1 Dodge Center Airport
    (KTOB TOB)
    67 67 100LL, Jet A
    45.3 Algona Municipal Airport
    (AXG KAXA AXA)
    208 207 100LL, Jet A
    46.6 New Ulm Municipal Airport
    (ULM KULM ULM)
    318 317 100LL, Jet A
    46.6 Estherville Municipal Airport
    (EST KEST EST)
    244 243 100LL, Jet A+
    54.9 Stanton Airfield Airport
    (SYN KSYN SYN)
    36 36 100LL, UL94
    55.7 Emmetsburg Municipal Airport
    (KEGQ EGQ)
    226 225 100LL
    56.2 Rochester International Airport
    (RST KRST RST)
    79 80 100LL, Jet A
    58.2 Airlake Airport
    (KLVN LVN)
    23 23 100LL, Jet A
    58.6 Windom Municipal Airport
    (MWM KMWM MWM)
    280 278 100LL, Jet A
    60.1 Clarion Municipal Airport
    (KCAV CAV)
    179 178 100LL, Jet A
    62.2 Eagle Grove Municipal Airport
    (KEAG EAG)
    185 184 100LL

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-1 FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.
    A40-17/35 LIRL NSTD DUE TO SPACING.
    A42-17 17/35 MKD WITH YELLOW CONES.
    A42-35 17/35 MKD WITH YELLOW CONES.
    A70-FUEL-10 0LL 100LL FROM FUEL TRUCK, SVC AFT HRS CALL 507-553-3100.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 17/35
    Longest Runway: 17/35 is 2897 ft (883 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    68Y Airport Runway Details

    Runway 17/35  2897 ft x 165 ft (883 m x 50 m)
    Runway Length Source:  ADO as of 04/27/2020
    Surface:  Turf - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Non-standard lighting system 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: 
    1113.0 1119.0
    Latitude: 
    43-44-42.7200N 43-44-14.0700N
    Longitude: 
    093-46-37.8800W 093-46-37.7800W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonstandard (other than numbers only) Nonstandard (other than numbers only)
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Fair Fair
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    ROAD
    Object Height: 
    18
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    498
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    0 ft. left and right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
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    Services

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

    Maps & Diagrams

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