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68Y Wells Municipal Airport
Wells, Minnesota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 AUGUST 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 68Y
Lat/Long: 43-43-59.8360N / 093-47-00.8160W
43-43.997267N / 093-47.013600W
43.7332878 / -93.7835600
(estimated)
Elevation: 1119 ft. / 341 m (estimated)
Variation: 04E (1985)
From city: 3 miles W of WELLS, MN
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 56097

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1966
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: PRINCETON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PNM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MAY-OCT MON-FRI 0730-2000, NOV-APR MON-FRI 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at AEL (18 nm E): 109.8 (507-377-1583)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
AELr279/18.2ALBERT LEA VOR/DME109.8001E
FRMr072/28.2FAIRMONT VOR/DME110.2007E
MKTr162/29.7MANKATO VOR/DME110.8007E
FOWr210/33.4HALFWAY VOR/DME111.2002E
JAYr281/38.7AUSTIN VOR/DME108.2003E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FOREST CITY344/30.735903EFXY ..-. -..- -.--
ST JAMES113/36.626001EJYG .--- -.-- --.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
100LL FROM FUEL TRUCK, SVC AFT HRS CALL 507-553-3100.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 2912 x 198 ft. / 888 x 60 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge lights: non-standard
LIRL NSTD DUE TO SPACING.
Runway edge markings: 17/35 MKD WITH YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 43-44.720333N43-44.241167N
Longitude: 093-46.646500W093-46.630667W
Elevation: 1113.0 ft.1119.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway end identifier lights: nono

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF WELLS
125 S. BROADWAY
WELLS, MN 56097
Phone 507-553-6371
Manager: ROBIN LESLIE
125 S. BROADWAY
WELLS, MN 56097
Phone (507) 553-6371

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 8
Single engine airplanes: 8
    
Aircraft operations: avg 115/week *
83% local general aviation
17% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 30 April 2016

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 68Y.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSBU - Blue Earth Municipal Airport (16 nm SW)
KAEL - Albert Lea Municipal Airport (18 nm E)
KACQ - Waseca Municipal Airport (23 nm NE)
KFRM - Fairmont Municipal Airport (28 nm W)
KMKT - Mankato Regional Airport (30 nm N)
 
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Photo by Ed Wells
Photo taken 14-Oct-2008

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5110:51
Sunrise06:2211:22
Sunset20:1701:17
Evening civil twilight20:4801:48

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Aug-2018 15:02:49
Local (UTC-5)  16-Aug-2018 10:02:49
 
METAR
KAEL 
19nm E 
161455Z AUTO 17005KT 10SM SCT060 24/22 A2998 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S THRU W
KACQ 
22nm NE 
161455Z AUTO 08005KT 10SM CLR 25/21 A2998 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S THRU W
KFRM 
28nm W 
161456Z AUTO 21006KT 10SM VCTS -RA SCT008 OVC015 19/18 A3001 RMK AO2 WSHFT 1422 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB35 PRESRR SLP160 P0000 60000 T01890178 53012
KMKT 
30nm N 
161456Z AUTO 04007KT 10SM SCT042 23/20 A2998 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S SLP147 60000 T02330200 53001
KFXY 
31nm S 
161455Z AUTO 15004KT 10SM BKN080 24/22 A2999 RMK AO2
KOWA 
33nm NE 
161434Z AUTO 05005KT 10SM CLR 25/21 A2997 RMK AO2
KJYG 
36nm NW 
161455Z AUTO 00000KT TS SCT040 23/20 A2999 RMK AO2 PM LTG DSNT E THRU W
TAF
KMKT 
30nm N 
161139Z 1612/1712 36003KT P6SM SCT050 BKN150 FM161700 36006KT P6SM VCTS BKN040CB TEMPO 1618/1622 2SM +TSRA BR OVC020CB FM170000 36003KT P6SM SKC
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Wells Aviation 507-553-3100
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100LL
FS $4.35 
 Updated 06-Aug-2018
 
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