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12D Tower Municipal Airport
Tower, Minnesota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 NOVEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: 12D
Lat/Long: 47-49-05.3600N 092-17-09.8400W
47-49.089333N 092-17.164000W
47.8181556,-92.2860667
(estimated)
Elevation: 1369.9 ft. / 417.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01W (2010)
From city: 1 mile NW of TOWER, MN
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 55790

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1959
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: PRINCETON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PNM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: MIRL RY 08/26 PRESET MEDIUM INTNSTY TO INCREASE INTNSTY & ACTVT - CTAF.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at CQM (16 nm W): 118.175 (218-666-2539)
WX AWOS-3 at ELO (18 nm E): 132.025 (218-365-3814)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON 127.9/281.45 (DULUTH RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
EVMr019/25.3EVELETH VOR/DME108.2001E
HIBr027/35.3HIBBING VOR/DME110.8002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ORR115/26.134102EORB --- .-. -...
SCOTT165/27.638501WSCG ... -.-. --.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
SELF SERVICE FUEL AVBL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 3400 x 75 ft. / 1036 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 47-49.075667N47-49.103000N
Longitude: 092-17.578667W092-16.749333W
Elevation: 1365.8 ft.1369.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 088 magnetic, 087 true268 magnetic, 267 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 22 ft. trees, 617 ft. from runway, 223 ft. right of centerline, 19:1 slope to clear13 ft. brush, 227 ft. from runway, 109 ft. right of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
4 FT BRUSH 50 FT FM RWY END 153 FT RIGHT.

Runway 14W/32W

Dimensions: 5000 x 200 ft. / 1524 x 61 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 14W  RUNWAY 32W
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

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

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 12
Single engine airplanes: 12
    
Aircraft operations: avg 71/week *
73% local general aviation
27% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2019

Additional Remarks

270 FT HILL 2500 FT SOUTHEAST OF ARPT.
ULTRALIGHT TRAFFIC ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.
COLD TEMPERATURE AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -35C.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 05 November 2020 at 0901Z to 03 December 2020 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08   download (192KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (185KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (156KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KCQM - Cook Municipal Airport (16 nm W)
KELO - Ely Municipal Airport (18 nm E)
KEVM - Eveleth-Virginia Municipal Airport (25 nm S)
KORB - Orr Regional Airport (26 nm NW)
KHIB - Range Regional Airport (34 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-Nov-2020
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5812:58
Sunrise07:3313:33
Sunset16:2122:21
Evening civil twilight16:5522:55

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Nov-2020 03:13:31
Local (UTC-6)  26-Nov-2020 21:13:31
 
METAR
KCQM 
16nm W 
270255Z AUTO 17003KT 10SM CLR M04/M06 A2988 RMK AO2
KELO 
19nm E 
270255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT023 M03/M07 A2989 RMK AO2
KORB 
26nm NW 
270253Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM SCT110 M05/M07 A2985 RMK AO2
KEVM 
27nm S 
270255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M05/M06 A2992 RMK AO2 T10481060
KCDD 
29nm NW 
270253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M08/M08 A2990 RMK AO2
TAF
KHIB 
34nm SW 
262229Z 2622/2718 27005KT P6SM OVC022 FM270100 24006KT P6SM BKN045 FM270700 27007KT P6SM VCSH OVC019 FM271300 29007G14KT P6SM BKN035 AMD NOT SKED
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