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KFCM Flying Cloud Airport
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: FCM
Lat/Long: 44-49-39.0000N / 093-27-30.9000W
44-49.650000N / 093-27.515000W
44.8275000 / -93.4585833
(estimated)
Elevation: 906.3 ft. / 276.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (1985)
From city: 11 miles SW of MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 55347

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1945
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: PRINCETON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FCM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD, ACTVT & INCR INTST HIRL RYS 10R/28L & MIRL RYS 18/36, 10L/28R; MALSR RY 10R; PAPI RYS 18/36, 10L/28R, 10R/28L; REIL RYS 18/36, 28L - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF: 119.15
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 124.9
WX ASOS: PHONE 952-941-4156
FLYING CLOUD GROUND: 121.7 [0600-2100, 1ST SUN IN NOV-2ND SAT IN MAR; 0600-2200, 2ND SUN IN MAR-1ST SAT IN NOV.]
FLYING CLOUD TOWER: 119.15 125.2 [0600-2100, 1ST SUN IN NOV-2ND SAT IN MAR; 0600-2200, 2ND SUN IN MAR-1ST SAT IN NOV.]
MINNEAPOLIS APPROACH: 134.7
MINNEAPOLIS DEPARTURE: 134.7
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.7 ;WHEN TWR CLSD
COULT DP: 134.7
DARWIN DP: 134.7
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
KBREW DP: 134.7
ORSKY DP: 134.7
ROCHESTER DP: 134.7
SCHEP DP: 134.7
WLSTN DP: 134.7
ZMBRO DP: 134.7
WX ASOS at MSP (11 nm E): PHONE 612-713-4174
WX ASOS at MIC (15 nm N): PHONE 763-531-2343
WX AWOS-3 at LVN (15 nm SE): 118.0 (952-469-5850)
WX ASOS at STP (18 nm E): PHONE 651-298-1410
WX AWOS-3 at SGS (18 nm E): 119.425 (651-457-8120)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FCM at fieldFLYING CLOUD VOR/DME117.7001E
MSPr244/10.3MINNEAPOLIS VOR/DME115.3002E
FGTr309/16.7FARMINGTON VORTAC115.7006E
GEPr185/19.4GOPHER VORTAC117.3006E
FOWr352/37.6HALFWAY VOR/DME111.2002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HOPEY260/22.140003EPPI .--. .--. ..
GLENCOE078/27.040703EGYL --. -.-- .-..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
JET A LDG FEE, CTC FBO.
SELF SERVE FUEL AVAIL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 10R/28L

Dimensions: 5000 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 60.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 10R  RUNWAY 28L
Latitude: 44-49.743152N44-49.585962N
Longitude: 093-28.242515W093-27.107598W
Elevation: 896.3 ft.898.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 098 magnetic, 101 true278 magnetic, 281 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 61 ft. tree, 3085 ft. from runway, 131 ft. left of centerline, 47:1 slope to clear40 ft. tree, 1118 ft. from runway, 376 ft. left of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear

Runway 10L/28R

Dimensions: 3898 x 75 ft. / 1188 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 60.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Operational restrictions: CLSD WHEN ATCT CLSD.
RUNWAY 10L  RUNWAY 28R
Latitude: 44-49.780038N44-49.657517N
Longitude: 093-27.903490W093-27.018602W
Elevation: 906.1 ft.899.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 098 magnetic, 101 true278 magnetic, 281 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 2690 x 75 ft. / 820 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 44-49.745150N44-49.304880N
Longitude: 093-27.260152W093-27.325293W
Elevation: 899.1 ft.905.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 183 magnetic, 186 true003 magnetic, 006 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RY 36 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 6 DEG LEFT OF CNTRLN.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 40 ft. tank, 912 ft. from runway, 256 ft. right of centerline, 17:1 slope to clear4 ft. fence, 219 ft. from runway, 151 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear
RWY 36 HAS 5 FT FENCE 129 FT FROM THE RWY END AND 244 FT R.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: METROPOLITAN AIRPORT CMSN
6040 28TH AVE S
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55450
Phone 612-726-8100
Manager: MIKE WILSON
10110 FLYING CLOUD DRIVE
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55344
Phone (952) 944-1035
MGR EMAIL: MIKE.WILSON@MSPMAC.ORG

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 343
Single engine airplanes: 272
Multi engine airplanes: 39
Jet airplanes: 26
Helicopters: 6
    
Aircraft operations: avg 208/day *
59% transient general aviation
36% local general aviation
4% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2017

Additional Remarks

DEER, BIRDS & WILDLIFE ON AND INVOF ARPT.
RY 10R IS CALM WIND RY WHEN ATCT CLSD.
TWY 'A' BTN PREMIER JET RAMP & THUNDERBIRD RAMP CLSD TO ACFT WINGSPANS 56 FT OR GTR.
TWY 'D' CLOSED FM TWY 'D2' TO APCH END RY 36 TO ACFT WITH WINGSPANS OF 66 FT OR GREATER.
TWY A CLSD EAST OF BARON LANE TO ACFT WITH WINGSPANS 54 FT OR GREATER.
RWY INCURSION RISK - PILOTS ARE REMINDED TO REVIEW ARPT HOT SPOT INFO BFR TXG FOR DEP & BFR LDG. SEE TPP ARPT DIAGRAM & CHART SUPPL SXN ON HOT SPOTS FOR ADDN INFO.
WRONG RWY ARR RISK, CLOSELY ALIGNED PARL RWYS. SEE TPP ARPT DIAGRAM.
TWY D BTWN D1 & D2 CLSD TO ACFT WINGSPANS 48 FT OR GTR.
ARPT CLSD TO: JETS NOT MEETING FAR 36, JET TRNG & ACFT W/ CERTIFICATED MGTOW HIGHER THAN 60,000 LBS.
ULTRALIGHT OPNS PROHIBITED.
MAINTENANCE RUN-UPS ARE PROHIBITED BTN 2200-0700 LCL.
WHEN ATCT CLSD, SNOW REMOVAL OPERATORS MONITOR 119.15.
FOR NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES, WWW.MACNOISE.COM/PILOTS. ACFT PLEASE FOLLOW VOLUNTARY NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES.

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 23 May 2019 at 0901Z to 20 June 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
AGUDE FIVE   download (248KB)
ENCEE TWO (RNAV)   download (154KB)
GOPHER ONE   download (271KB)
TWOLF THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (295KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 10R **CHANGED**   download (339KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10L **CHANGED**   download (300KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10R **CHANGED**   download (305KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28L **CHANGED**   download (263KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28R **CHANGED**   download (272KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 **CHANGED**   download (261KB)
VOR/DME RWY 36 **CHANGED**   download (248KB)
VOR RWY 10R **CHANGED**   download (310KB)
COPTER ILS OR LOC RWY 10R **CHANGED**   download (279KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (52KB)
 
Departure Procedures
COULT SEVEN   download (166KB)
DARWIN SEVEN   download (146KB)
KBREW ONE   download (168KB)
ORSKY TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (273KB)
ROCHESTER ONE   download (183KB)
SCHEP NINE   download (243KB)
WLSTN SEVEN   download (150KB)
ZMBRO SEVEN   download (174KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (162KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMSP - Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport (11 nm E)
KMIC - Crystal Airport (15 nm N)
KLVN - Airlake Airport (15 nm SE)
KSTP - St Paul Downtown Airport Holman Field (18 nm E)
KSGS - South St Paul Municipal Airport-Richard E Fleming Field (18 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 27-May-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:5909:59
Sunrise05:3510:35
Sunset20:4701:47
Evening civil twilight21:2202:22

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-May-2019 12:26:42
Local (UTC-5)  27-May-2019 07:26:42
 
METAR
KFCM 271153Z 03007KT 5SM -RA BR BKN090 OVC100 13/11 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP127 P0006 60008 70008 T01330111 10167 20133 55010
KMSP 
10nm E 
271153Z 36005KT 6SM -RA BR OVC095 13/11 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP134 P0003 60003 70003 T01330111 10178 20133 55008
KSGS 
13nm E 
271216Z AUTO 04003KT 10SM -RA SCT090 SCT100 14/11 A2992 RMK AO2 P0001 T01400112 P0001
KMIC 
15nm N 
271153Z 03005KT 7SM -RA OVC090 11/11 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP134 P0006 60006 70006 T01110106 10150 20111 55009
KLVN 
16nm SE 
271156Z AUTO 04006KT 10SM -RA SCT021 SCT026 OVC090 14/14 A2991 RMK AO2
KSTP 
18nm E 
271153Z 00000KT 6SM -RA BKN080 OVC095 13/11 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP135 P0002 60002 70002 T01330106 10156 20133 55009
TAF
KMSP 
10nm E 
271143Z 2712/2818 04008KT P6SM -RA OVC080 FM271400 07011KT 4SM -RA BR SCT020 OVC040 FM271700 06014G23KT 2SM SHRA BR VCTS SCT009 OVC020CB FM272100 04013G23KT 4SM SHRA BR SCT008 OVC015 FM280500 02010KT P6SM OVC009 FM281500 05007KT P6SM OVC015
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Thunderbird Aviation
Thunderbird Aviation
ASRI 130.05
952-941-1212
[web site]
[email]
WE STILL NEVER CHARGE HANDLING FEES, FACILITY FEES OR RAMP FEES!


NEW FACILITY - RENTAL CARS ON SITE - HANGAR SPACE - FREE POPCORN AND BOTTLED WATER - NEW PILOT LOUNGE WITH CREW CARS - NO RAMP FEES

Celebrating 50 Years of Excellent Service at Flying Cloud!





*Ask us about our famous Airnav discount on your next visit to Thunderbird Flying Cloud*
More info and photos of Thunderbird Aviation
 
AirBoss™ fuel program   NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government AIR Card   AEG Fuels   Everest Fuel   Shell Aviation Contract Fuel   UVair   Shell AeroClass   Contract Fuel   Courtesy car   Enterprise Rent-A-Car  
 
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $5.60 $5.90 
GUARANTEED
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PRICING
FS $5.30 $5.60 
 
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Premier Jet Center
Paragon Aviation Group
ASRI 130.625
952-641-2020
[web site]
[email]
Premier Jet Center, a CAA-preferred FBO, offers full concierge, maintenance, avionics, paint & interior services, aircraft detailing, and charter & aircraft management.

Our staff and facility are equipped for all general and business aviation users and can arrange all accommodations for your stay.

Our corporate hangar serves as a home base for our business aviation customers and is the largest hangar on Flying Cloud Airport at 35,000 square feet, offering everything a business traveler and flight crew need while traveling.
More info and photos of Premier Jet Center
 
NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government AIR Card   CAA Preferred FBO   CJP FuelAdvantage   AVTRIP   Contract Fuel   Crew cars   National Car Rental   FAA-Approved Repair Station   Cirrus   Pilatus Aircraft   National Business Aviation Association  
 
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $5.87 $5.95 
 Updated 21-May-2019
 
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Elliott Aviation ASRI 130.60
952-944-1200
toll-free 1-800-541-9110
[web site]
[email]
At Elliott Aviation, our mission is simple: to provide you with world-class service. Whether you need your aircraft fueled and cared for, or just a comfortable place to rest after a long flight, we are the experts at taking care of your needs and dedicated to upgrading your FBO experience.

Our top-rated facilities and front line ambassadors take that extra step for business travelers from coast to coast. Relax in our state-of-the-art passenger lounges while our certified and highly trained technicians service your aircraft with the utmost focus on the safety of you and your passengers.
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NATA Safety 1st   Crew cars   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)  
 
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.80 $5.90 
 Updated 22-May-2019
 
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 Modern Avionics
952-941-2783
toll-free 1-800-525-2783
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Avionics sales and service, Pilots lounge / snooze room, Public telephone, Computerized weather, Restrooms

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independent
100LL
SS $4.71 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KFCM but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KFCM.
Located at KSTP
St. Paul Flight Center
ASRI 129.00
651-227-8108
toll-free 1-800-368-0107
[web site]
[email]
At KSTP (St Paul Downtown Airport Holman Field), 18 miles ENE

When time is money why not save both and visit St. Paul Downtown Airport and St. Paul Flight Center(KSTP)on your next stop in the Twin Cities.

Fact
Downtown St. Paul 5 miles.
Downtown Minneapolis 12 miles.
St. Paul Flight Center and the St. Paul Downtown Airport are the closest airport to both St. Paul downtown and downtown Minneapolis. With drive times to both downtown business districts under a half and hour, St. Paul Downtown Airport is the clear choice when visiting the Twin Cities.

With a plethora of fuel programs offered, I am confident we can save you money on your trip as well.
More info and photos of St. Paul Flight Center (KSTP)
Located at KSTP
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $5.55 $5.80 
GUARANTEED
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