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12D Tower Municipal Airport
Tower, Minnesota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 22 APRIL 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: 12D
Lat/Long: 47-49-05.3600N 092-17-09.8400W
47-49.089333N 092-17.164000W
47.8181556,-92.2860667
(estimated)
Elevation: 1369.9 ft. / 417.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01W (2010)
From city: 1 mile NW of TOWER, MN
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 55790

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1959
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: PRINCETON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PNM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: MIRL RY 08/26 PRESET MEDIUM INTNSTY TO INCREASE INTNSTY & ACTVT - CTAF.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at CQM (16 nm W): 118.175 (218-666-2539)
WX AWOS-3 at ELO (18 nm E): 132.025 (218-365-3814)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON 127.9/281.45 (DULUTH RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
EVMr019/25.3EVELETH VOR/DME108.2001E
HIBr027/35.3HIBBING VOR/DME110.8002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SCOTT165/27.638501WSCG ... -.-. --.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
SELF SERVICE FUEL AVBL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 3400 x 75 ft. / 1036 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 47-49.075667N47-49.103000N
Longitude: 092-17.578667W092-16.749333W
Elevation: 1365.8 ft.1369.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 088 magnetic, 087 true268 magnetic, 267 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 22 ft. trees, 617 ft. from runway, 223 ft. right of centerline, 19:1 slope to clear13 ft. brush, 227 ft. from runway, 109 ft. right of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
4 FT BRUSH 50 FT FM RWY END 153 FT RIGHT.

Runway 14W/32W

Dimensions: 5000 x 200 ft. / 1524 x 61 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 14W  RUNWAY 32W
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF TOWER
BOX 576, 602 MAIN ST.
TOWER, MN 55790
Phone 218-753-4070
Manager: JOHN BURGESS
BOX 576, 602 MAIN ST.
TOWER, MN 55790
Phone (218) 780-5902

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 12
Single engine airplanes: 12
    
Aircraft operations: avg 71/week *
73% local general aviation
27% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2019

Additional Remarks

270 FT HILL 2500 FT SOUTHEAST OF ARPT.
ULTRALIGHT TRAFFIC ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.
COLD TEMPERATURE AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -35C.

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 22 April 2021 at 0901Z to 20 May 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08   download (201KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (195KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (156KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KCQM - Cook Municipal Airport (16 nm W)
KELO - Ely Municipal Airport (18 nm E)
KEVM - Eveleth-Virginia Municipal Airport (25 nm S)
KORB - Orr Regional Airport (26 nm NW)
KHIB - Range Regional Airport (34 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-May-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:5509:55
Sunrise05:3210:32
Sunset20:3901:39
Evening civil twilight21:1602:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-May-2021 00:24:14
Local (UTC-5)  15-May-2021 19:24:14
 
METAR
KCQM 
16nm W 
152357Z AUTO 14004KT 10SM SCT070 BKN090 18/05 A3002 RMK AO2
KELO 
19nm E 
152355Z AUTO 12005KT 10SM BKN075 18/03 A3004 RMK AO2
KORB 
26nm NW 
152353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT075 BKN095 19/03 A3001 RMK AO2
KEVM 
27nm S 
152355Z AUTO 16007KT 10SM BKN065 OVC100 18/07 A3004 RMK AO2 T01780066 10196 20171
KCDD 
29nm NW 
152354Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN065 OVC080 19/04 A3004 RMK AO2
TAF
KHIB 
34nm SW 
151739Z 1518/1618 16005KT P6SM VCSH BKN040 FM160100 VRB03KT P6SM SCT060 FM160800 VRB02KT 5SM BR VCSH SCT060 FM160900 VRB02KT 2SM BR VCSH SCT060 FM161200 VRB02KT P6SM SCT060
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SS $4.30 
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