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KETH Wheaton Municipal Airport
Wheaton, Minnesota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 FEBRUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: ETH
Lat/Long: 45-46-49.8219N / 096-32-37.6727W
45-46.830365N / 096-32.627878W
45.7805061 / -96.5437980
(estimated)
Elevation: 1022.7 ft. / 311.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (1995)
From city: 3 miles SW of WHEATON, MN
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 56296

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: PRINCETON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ETH (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Pattern altitude: 1998.7 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: RY 16/34 MIRL PRESET TO LOW INTST. TO INCR INTST & ACTVT PAPI RY 16/34 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 118.775 (320-563-4975)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 126.1/269.2 (ALEXANDRIA RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MOXr293/27.3MORRIS VOR/DME109.6005E
FFMr203/34.5FERGUS FALLS VOR/DME110.4005E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ORTONVILLE345/29.233205EVVV ...- ...- ...-

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 3298 x 75 ft. / 1005 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 45-47.060393N45-46.538790N
Longitude: 096-32.672530W096-32.459177W
Elevation: 1017.2 ft.1022.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 159 magnetic, 164 true339 magnetic, 344 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)
PAPI 34 UNUSABLE BYD 8 DEGREE LEFT OF COURSE.
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 1953 x 175 ft. / 595 x 53 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
LRG ANIMAL HOLES ALG RWY.
Runway edge markings: MARKED WITH YELLOW CONES.
Operational restrictions: NOT PLOWED WINTER MONTHS.
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 45-46.809870N45-46.954792N
Longitude: 096-32.937613W096-32.527625W
Elevation: 1016.0 ft.1017.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 058 magnetic, 063 true238 magnetic, 243 true
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 8 ft. berm, 131 ft. from runway, 71 ft. right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF WHEATON
BOX 868
WHEATON, MN 56296
Phone 320-563-4110
Manager: AMY OLSON
BOX 868, 104 9TH ST. N
WHEATON, MN 56296
Phone 320-563-4110

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 11
Single engine airplanes: 10
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 75/week *
77% local general aviation
23% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2018

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 16   download (192KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 34   download (200KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (44KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (156KB)

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8D3 - Sisseton Municipal Airport (20 nm W)
Y63 - Elbow Lake Municipal - Pride of the Prairie Airport (26 nm NE)
KMOX - Morris Municipal Airport - Charlie Schmidt Field (27 nm SE)
KBWP - Harry Stern Airport (28 nm N)
KVVV - Ortonville Municipal Airport-Martinson Field (29 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Mar-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5111:51
Sunrise07:2112:21
Sunset19:4400:44
Evening civil twilight20:1401:14

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Mar-2019 13:10:51
Local (UTC-5)  25-Mar-2019 08:10:51
 
METAR
KETH 
5nm S 
251253Z AUTO 32003KT 10SM OVC038 M04/M07 A3042 RMK AO2
K8D3 
20nm W 
251256Z AUTO 32008KT M06/M08 A3039 RMK AO1 SLP318 T10561078
TAF
KAXN 
48nm E 
251120Z 2512/2612 04007KT P6SM SCT030 FM251500 08005KT P6SM FEW200 FM252000 VRB04KT P6SM FEW250
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