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Location

Latitude: 
43-40-52.7313N (43.681314)
Longitude: 
093-22-05.3341W (-93.368148)
Elevation: 
1261.0 feet MSL (384 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
0.3 E (as of March 2021 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. N of Albert Lea, Minnesota
Found On: 
Omaha Chart
FAA Region: 
AGL

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
03/1942
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
APR-OCT/MON-FRI/0800-2000
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZMP (Minneapolis)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZMP (Minneapolis)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
2261 feet (689 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
AEL
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  33
Multi Engine:  3
Jet Engine:  1
GA Helicopters:  1

Annual Operations (as of 06/30/2020)

Total Operations:  26175
Air Taxi:  2000 7.6%
GA Local:  17100 65.3%
GA Itinerant:  6775 25.9%
Military Aircraft:  300 1.1%

Communications

CTAF:  123.000
Unicom:  123.000
Approach:  ROCHESTER
119.8
MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC
Departure:  ROCHESTER
119.8
MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC
AWOS-3:  109.8 (507-377-1583)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 135.35/307.3 (ROCHESTER RCAG) WHEN ROCHESTER APCH IS CLSD.
   

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
JIM HANSON
73950 275TH ST.
CLARKS GROVE, MN 56016
507-373-0608
CITY OF ALBERT LEA
221 E CLARK STREET
ALBERT LEA, MN 56007
507-377-4300

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 507

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Albert Lea Airport, Inc.
  
Unicom 123.0 373-0608 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
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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 02/25/21 to 0901Z 03/25/21.

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IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 17 NC-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 35 NC-1
IAP VOR RWY 17 NC-1
IAP VOR RWY 35 NC-1
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NC-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NC-1
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Maps

Albert Lea - Albert Lea Municipal (AEL) Airport Terminal Map

Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

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METAR / TAF

METAR

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

TAF

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Navigation Aids (Navaids) near AEL

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
18.1 Wells Municipal Airport
(68Y)
281 280 100LL
18.9 Austin Municipal Airport
(AUM KAUM AUM)
93 93 100LL, Jet A
24.8 Waseca Municipal Airport
(KACQ ACQ)
341 341 100LL, MOGAS
26.9 Owatonna Degner Regional Airport
(OWA KOWA OWA)
10 10 100LL, Jet A
30.8 Dodge Center Airport
(KTOB TOB)
48 48 100LL, Jet A
31.5 Mason City Municipal Airport
(MCW KMCW MCW)
177 177 100LL, Jet A
31.9 Blue Earth Municipal Airport
(KSBU SBU)
260 259 100LL, Jet A
38.9 Faribault Municipal-Liz Wall Strohfus Field Airport
(FBL KFBL FBL)
3 3 100LL, Jet A
40.0 Rochester International Airport
(RST KRST RST)
69 69 100LL, Jet A
40.3 Mankato Regional Airport
(MKT KMKT MKT)
323 322 100LL, Jet A
45.5 Fairmont Municipal Airport
(FRM KFRM FRM)
267 266 100LL, Jet A
49.2 Northeast Iowa Regional Airport
(CCY KCCY CCY)
137 137 100LL, Jet A
50.0 Stanton Airfield Airport
(SYN KSYN SYN)
17 17 100LL, UL94
53.5 Algona Municipal Airport
(AXG KAXA AXA)
227 226 100LL, Jet A
57.1 Airlake Airport
(KLVN LVN)
6 6 100LL, Jet A
57.8 Hampton Municipal Airport
(HPT KHPT HPT)
173 173 100LL, Jet A
59.0 Clarion Municipal Airport
(KCAV CAV)
196 195 100LL, Jet A
62.1 New Ulm Municipal Airport
(ULM KULM ULM)
308 307 100LL, Jet A
62.2 Estherville Municipal Airport
(EST KEST EST)
255 254 100LL, Jet A+
63.0 Eagle Grove Municipal Airport
(KEAG EAG)
202 201 100LL

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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NOTAMS within
NM of KAEL

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Locations (ICAO):
Buffer (Both Sides):
NM
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Ratings & Reviews

Albert Lea Municipal Airport Ratings

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

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

Overall Number of Routes Served
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

International Routes Served
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

On-time Performance
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Business Centers
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

Availability of Internet Connectivity
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

General Facilities ATM Locations
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Public Telephones
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Restrooms
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes 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
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Children Play Areas
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes 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
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Security Lines
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

Parking Pricing
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Public Transport
  • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Car Rental
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Taxis
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

Hotel Shuttles
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Proximity to City Center
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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

Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
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Remarks

A110-1 TV TWR 9.5 NM SE.
A110-2 GLIDERS & HELICOPTERS USE TURF PARALLEL TO RY 17/35 ON EAST SIDE & APPR AREA TO RY 23.
A110-3 MULTIPLE TRANSITIONAL OBSTNS RY 05 & RY 35.
A110-5 FOR CD CTC ROCHESTER APCH AT 507-424-8111.
A15 EMAIL ADDRESS: JIMHANSON@DESKMEDIA.COM (ALL LOWER CASE)
A17 FOR SVC AFT HRS CALL 507-826-3451.
A58-35 24 FT TREE 68 FT FROM RWY END 354 FT L.
A70 100LL & MOGAS FUEL AVBL 24 HR WITH CREDIT CARD.
A81-APT ACTVT ODALS RWY 17; REIL RWY 17 & 35; PAPI RWY 17 & 35; MIRL RWY 17/35 - CTAF. MIRL RWY 17/35 PRESET TO LOW SS-SR TO INCR INTST - CTAF.

Runways

AEL Airport Runway Summary

Runways: 05/23
17/35
Longest Runway: 17/35 is 5000 ft (1524 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

AEL Airport Runway Details

Runway 05/23  2898 ft x 75 ft (883 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  NGS as of 09/13/2006
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  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 05

Runway 23

Elevation: 
1252.8 1256.9
Latitude: 
43-40-44.6930N 43-41-04.3751N
Longitude: 
093-22-17.0242W 093-21-48.3993W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
047 227
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TREES
Object Height: 
27
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
647
Object Centerline Offset: 
85 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
No No
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): 
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

Runway 17/35  5000 ft x 100 ft (1524 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 03/03/2011
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  19.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  29.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 17

Runway 35

Elevation: 
1260.0 1261.0
Latitude: 
43-41-15.8536N 43-40-27.5194N
Longitude: 
093-22-13.8183W 093-21-59.8896W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
168 348
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TREE
Object Height: 
21
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
478
Object Centerline Offset: 
85 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
Omnidirectional Approach Lighting System
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
30 30
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

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

Services

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

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