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KSUW Richard I Bong Airport
Superior, Wisconsin, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: SUW
Lat/Long: 46-41-22.8627N 092-05-40.7111W
46-41.381045N 092-05.678518W
46.6896841,-92.0946420
(estimated)
Elevation: 674.4 ft. / 205.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01W (2015)
From city: 3 miles S of SUPERIOR, WI
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 54880

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1937
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: GREEN BAY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SUW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-DUSK
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT REIL RY 04; MIRL RY 04/22; REIL RYS 14/32; MIRL RY 14/32 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX AWOS-3: 120.35 (715-394-0283)
DULUTH APPROACH: 125.45
DULUTH DEPARTURE: 125.45
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 124.8
WX AWOS-3 at DYT (2.9 nm NE): 119.275 (218-720-4886)
WX ASOS at DLH (10 nm NW): PHONE 218-740-5977
WX AWOS-3 at COQ (17 nm W): 118.525 (218-879-0783)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
DLHr142/8.1DULUTH VORTAC112.6005E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
PYKLA131/14.237900EDL -.. .-..
CLOQUET092/16.833501WCOQ -.-. --- --.-
MOOSE LAKE059/33.636202EMZH -- --.. ....

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
24 HR FUEL AVBL WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 5100 x 75 ft. / 1554 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 46-41.349367N46-42.020610N
Longitude: 092-06.017890W092-05.286568W
Elevation: 670.3 ft.659.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 038 magnetic, 037 true218 magnetic, 217 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 45 ft. pole, 2200 ft. from runway, 300 ft. right of centerline, 44:1 slope to clear44 ft. trees, 1070 ft. from runway, 80 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 4001 x 75 ft. / 1220 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 46-41.246130N46-40.740903N
Longitude: 092-06.018493W092-05.405583W
Elevation: 672.1 ft.672.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 141 magnetic, 140 true321 magnetic, 320 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 48 ft. tree, 1550 ft. from runway, 30 ft. right of centerline, 28:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 500 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF SUPERIOR
SUPERIOR, WI 54880
Phone 715-394-0282
Manager: WILLIAM AMORDE
4804 HAMMOND AVE
SUPERIOR, WI 54880
Phone 715-394-0282

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 59
Single engine airplanes: 48
Multi engine airplanes: 7
Gliders airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 53/day *
49% transient general aviation
47% local general aviation
4% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 14 August 2019

Additional Remarks

DEER ON & VICINITY OF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC DULUTH APCH AT 218-740-5950.

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 05 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (220KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14 **CHANGED**   download (208KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (207KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (221KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (49KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (270KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KDLH - Duluth International Airport (10 nm NW)
KCOQ - Cloquet/Carlton County Airport (17 nm W)
KOLG - Solon Springs Municipal Airport (25 nm SE)
KTWM - Richard B Helgeson Airport (26 nm NE)
KMZH - Moose Lake Carlton County Airport (34 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1213:12
Sunrise07:4713:47
Sunset16:2022:20
Evening civil twilight16:5522:55

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Dec-2019 14:47:35
Local (UTC-6)  15-Dec-2019 08:47:35
 
METAR
KDYT 
3nm NE 
151436Z AUTO 22004KT 10SM OVC060 M24/M27 A3011 RMK AO2
KDLH 
11nm NW 
151355Z 33008KT 10SM CLR M25/M28 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP202 T12501278
KCOQ 
17nm W 
151436Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M26/M29 A3002 RMK AO2
KSUW 
17nm S 
151435Z AUTO 24005KT 10SM CLR M24/M27 A3011 RMK AO2 T12451274
TAF
KDLH 
11nm NW 
151131Z 1512/1612 32009KT P6SM SKC FM151800 23007KT P6SM BKN100 FM152100 23009KT P6SM BKN045 FM160200 23009KT P6SM BKN025 FM160900 26008KT P6SM BKN015
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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Superior Flying Services UNICOM 122.70
715-394-6444
[web site]
[email]
Superior Flying Services is the Twin Ports most affordable option for Fuel Services, Aircraft Handling, and Flight Training. No ramp fees or overnight tie down fees ever! New modern facilities and 24 hour fuel services. Interested in flight training, Superior Flying Services trains more pilots than anyone else in the Duluth/Superior area at the most affordable prices.
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CAA Preferred FBO   Shell Aviation Contract Fuel   Shell AeroClass   Contract Fuel   Crew car   Enterprise Rent-A-Car  
 
Shell
100LL Jet A
AS $4.95 --- 
FS --- $4.50 
 Updated 10-Dec-2019
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KSUW but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KSUW.
Located at KDLH
Monaco Air Duluth
UNICOM 122.95
218-727-2911
[web site]
[email]
At KDLH (Duluth International Airport), 10 miles NNW

Visiting the Duluth/Superior area, clearing US Customs or just passing through for a quick turn, then Monaco Air at Duluth International Airport is the area's ideal full service FBO. We provide exceptional customer service (24x7) and offer a full range of passenger, crew and aircraft services. When service and experience matters, consider Monaco Air Duluth!
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Located at KDLH
World Fuel Services
100LL Jet A
FS $5.79 $5.29 
SS $5.29 --- 
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