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12D Tower Municipal Airport
Tower, Minnesota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 FEBRUARY 2019

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)
  • APP/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS CENTER ON 127.9/281.45 (DULUTH RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ELOr269/18.4ELY VOR/DME109.6000E
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.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
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: 43 ft. trees, 1038 ft. from runway, 22 ft. right of centerline, 19:1 slope to clearnone
4 FT BRUSH 79 FT FROM RY END 111 FT R.

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: 15
Single engine airplanes: 14
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 71/week *
73% local general aviation
27% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2016

Additional Remarks

270 FT HILL 2500 FT SOUTHEAST OF ARPT.
ULTRALIGHT TRAFFIC ON & INVOF ARPT.

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 28 February 2019 at 0901Z to 28 March 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08   download (182KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (186KB)
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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From to 12D

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Mar-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4211:42
Sunrise07:1312:13
Sunset19:2000:20
Evening civil twilight19:5100:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Mar-2019 02:28:35
Local (UTC-5)  20-Mar-2019 21:28:35
 
METAR
KCQM 
16nm W 
210155Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM 02/M02 A3008 RMK AO2
KELO 
19nm E 
210215Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC037 02/M02 A3006 RMK AO2
KORB 
26nm NW 
210213Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC029 01/M03 A3006 RMK AO2
KEVM 
27nm S 
210215Z AUTO 32004KT 10SM OVC033 03/M01 A3008 RMK AO2 T00251011
KCDD 
29nm NW 
210155Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC034 01/M02 A3010 RMK AO2
TAF
KHIB 
34nm SW 
202049Z 2021/2118 36011KT P6SM BKN025 OVC035 FM210200 33005KT P6SM BKN050 FM211200 27007KT P6SM SCT120
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Tower Municipal Airport 218-753-4070
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SS $4.30 
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cityoftower.com/towerairport.html
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