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68Y Wells Municipal Airport
Wells, Minnesota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: 68Y
Lat/Long: 43-43-59.8360N 093-47-00.8160W
43-43.997267N 093-47.013600W
43.7332878,-93.7835600
(estimated)
Elevation: 1119 ft. / 341 m (estimated)
Variation: 04E (1985)
From city: 3 miles W of WELLS, MN
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving 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
AELr279/18.2ALBERT LEA VOR/DME109.8001E
MKTr162/29.7MANKATO VOR/DME110.8007E
FOWr210/33.4HALFWAY VOR/DME111.2002E
JAYr284/38.7AUSTIN VOR/DME108.2000E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ST JAMES113/36.626001EJYG .--- -.-- --.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
100LL FROM FUEL TRUCK, SVC AFT HRS CALL 507-553-3100.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 2912 x 198 ft. / 888 x 60 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge lights: non-standard
LIRL NSTD DUE TO SPACING.
Runway edge markings: 17/35 MKD WITH YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 43-44.720333N43-44.241167N
Longitude: 093-46.646500W093-46.630667W
Elevation: 1113.0 ft.1119.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway end identifier lights: nono

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF WELLS
125 S. BROADWAY
WELLS, MN 56097
Phone 507-553-6371
Manager: ROBIN LESLIE
125 S. BROADWAY
WELLS, MN 56097
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 April 2016

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 (23 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 08-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0513:05
Sunrise07:3713:37
Sunset16:3722:37
Evening civil twilight17:1023:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  08-Dec-2019 22:27:32
Local (UTC-6)  08-Dec-2019 16:27:32
 
METAR
KAEL 
19nm E 
082216Z AUTO 35004KT 5SM BR CLR M01/M02 A2976 RMK AO2
KACQ 
22nm NE 
082219Z AUTO 03007KT 3SM BR OVC005 M01/M03 A2978 RMK AO2
KFRM 
28nm W 
082156Z AUTO 02009KT 1/4SM FZFG OVC003 M02/M03 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP096 T10221033 FZRANO
KMKT 
30nm N 
081956Z AUTO 01006KT 4SM BR OVC005 M02/M02 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP097 T10171022 FZRANO
KFXY 
31nm S 
082215Z AUTO 35006KT 10SM CLR 01/00 A2975 RMK AO2
KOWA 
33nm NE 
082213Z AUTO 01007KT 4SM BR BKN008 M01/M02 A2977 RMK AO2
TAF
KMKT 
30nm N 
081736Z 0818/0918 32011KT P6SM SCT009 FM082000 01010KT 6SM BR OVC009 FM090300 07009KT 5SM BR OVC005 FM090800 01009KT 1SM -SN BR OVC003 FM091400 33014G22KT 1SM -SN BLSN OVC007 FM091700 32018G27KT 5SM BLSN OVC012
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Wells Aviation 507-553-3100
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100LL
FS $4.55 
 Updated 04-Dec-2019
 
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