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68Y Wells Municipal Airport
Wells, Minnesota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 SEPTEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: 68Y
Lat/Long: 43-44-28.3950N 093-46-37.8300W
43-44.473250N 093-46.630500W
43.7412208,-93.7771750
(estimated)
Elevation: 1119 ft. / 341 m (estimated)
From city: 2 miles W of WELLS, MN
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 56097

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1966
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: PRINCETON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PNM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MAY-OCT MON-FRI 0730-2000, NOV-APR MON-FRI 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at AEL (18 nm E): 109.8 (507-377-1583)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
AELr280/18.0ALBERT LEA VOR/DME109.8001E
MKTr162/29.3MANKATO VOR/DME110.8007E
FOWr210/32.9HALFWAY VOR/DME111.2002E
JAYr285/38.6AUSTIN VOR/DME108.2000E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
100LL:100LL AVBL FM FUEL TRUCK, FOR SVC AFT HRS CALL 507-553-3100.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 2897 x 165 ft. / 883 x 50 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge lights: non-standard
NSTD LIRL DUE TO SPACING.
Runway edge markings: YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 43-44.712000N43-44.234500N
Longitude: 093-46.631333W093-46.629667W
Elevation: 1113.0 ft.1119.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 180 true360 true
Markings: NSTD, in good conditionNSTD, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Obstructions: 18 ft. road, 498 ft. from runway, 27:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF WELLS
125 S BROADWAY
WELLS, MN 56097-1627
Phone 507-553-6371
Manager: C J HOLL
125 S BROADWAY
WELLS, MN 56097-1627
Phone 507-553-6371

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 8
Single engine airplanes: 8
    
Aircraft operations: avg 115/week *
83% local general aviation
17% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2019

Additional Remarks

FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 68Y.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSBU - Blue Earth Municipal Airport (16 nm SW)
KAEL - Albert Lea Municipal Airport (18 nm E)
KACQ - Waseca Municipal Airport (22 nm NE)
KFRM - Fairmont Municipal Airport (28 nm W)
KMKT - Mankato Regional Airport (30 nm N)
 
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Photo by Ed Wells
Photo taken 14-Oct-2008

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 05-Oct-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5011:50
Sunrise07:1812:18
Sunset18:4923:49
Evening civil twilight19:1700:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  05-Oct-2022 05:17:38
Local (UTC-5)  05-Oct-2022 00:17:38
 
METAR
KAEL 
18nm E 
050455Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 15/09 A3008 RMK AO2
KACQ 
22nm NE 
050455Z AUTO 08003KT 10SM -DZ CLR 15/11 A3008 RMK AO2
KFRM 
28nm W 
050456Z AUTO 15004KT 10SM OVC075 17/11 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP184 T01670106
KMKT 
29nm N 
050456Z AUTO 11005KT 10SM OVC085 17/11 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP177 T01670106
KFXY 
31nm S 
050455Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC100 16/08 A3009 RMK AO2
KOWA 
32nm NE 
050453Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM -RA SCT070 BKN100 16/08 A3007 RMK AO2
KJYG 
36nm NW 
050456Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM 16/11 A3006 RMK AO2 TSNO
TAF
KMKT 
29nm N 
041720Z 0418/0518 17007KT P6SM FEW150 BKN250 FM050300 19007KT P6SM -SHRA OVC070 FM051200 22005KT P6SM BKN080
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Wells Aviation 507-553-3100
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100LL
FS $7.00 
 Updated 01-Sep-2022
 
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