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6E5 Wilder Airport
Desmet, South Dakota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 MAY 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: 6E5
Lat/Long: 44-25-58.9710N 097-33-29.3760W
44-25.982850N 097-33.489600W
44.4330475,-97.5581600
(estimated)
Elevation: 1730.4 ft. / 527.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07E (1985)
From city: 2 miles N of DESMET, SD
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 57231

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1974
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: HURON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: HON (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT PAPI RWY 16 & 34; MIRL RWY 16/34 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ATYr199/37.3WATERTOWN VORTAC116.6009E

Airport Services

Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 3700 x 60 ft. / 1128 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 44-26.268117N44-25.697567N
Longitude: 097-33.638117W097-33.341117W
Elevation: 1728.5 ft.1730.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 153 magnetic, 160 true333 magnetic, 340 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 65 ft. trees, 1730 ft. from runway, 200 ft. left of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear9 ft. road, 620 ft. from runway, 46:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF DESMET
PO BOX 70
DESMET, SD 57231
Phone 605-854-3731
Manager: RYAN PETERSEN
PO BOX 70
DESMET, SD 57231
Phone 605-860-1547

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 10
Single engine airplanes: 9
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 32/week *
89% local general aviation
11% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 18 July 2019

Additional Remarks

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

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 6E5.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

8D7 - Clark County Airport (28 nm N)
KHON - Huron Regional Airport (29 nm W)
KMDS - Madison Municipal Airport (32 nm SE)
KBKX - Brookings Regional Airport (33 nm E)
KATY - Watertown Regional Airport (34 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-May-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1710:17
Sunrise05:5210:52
Sunset21:0302:03
Evening civil twilight21:3802:38

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-May-2022 15:14:05
Local (UTC-5)  28-May-2022 10:14:05
 
METAR
TAF
KHON 
29nm W 
281122Z 2812/2912 26006KT P6SM FEW250 FM281400 32008KT P6SM FEW200 FM281800 36007KT P6SM BKN180 FM282200 08007KT P6SM BKN150 PROB30 2903/2906 VRB25G40KT 3SM +TSRA BR BKN050CB FM290600 12008KT P6SM SCT080 BKN150
KATY 
33nm NE 
281131Z 2812/2912 17012G17KT P6SM SKC FM281600 30012KT P6SM SCT250 FM290300 10007KT P6SM VCTS BKN050CB FM290600 13007KT P6SM OVC180
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