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KETH Wheaton Municipal Airport
Wheaton, Minnesota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 NOVEMBER 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.
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

Additional Remarks

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

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 07 November 2019 at 0901Z to 05 December 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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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Nov-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0113:01
Sunrise07:3413:34
Sunset16:5022:50
Evening civil twilight17:2223:22

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Nov-2019 16:34:52
Local (UTC-6)  20-Nov-2019 10:34:52
 
METAR
K8D3 
20nm W 
201556Z AUTO 12011KT 03/01 A2988 RMK AO1 SLP135 T00280011
TAF
KAXN 
48nm E 
201504Z 2015/2112 12013KT P6SM BKN007 FM201700 12012KT P6SM FEW015 OVC100 FM202100 11009KT P6SM VCSH BKN020 OVC060 FM210000 09007KT 5SM -RA BR OVC008 FM210200 05008KT 3SM -RA BR OVC004 FM210700 36017G27KT 2SM -SN BR OVC008
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