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6E5 Wilder Airport
Desmet, South Dakota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 6E5
Lat/Long: 44-25-58.9945N / 097-33-29.4108W
44-25.983242N / 097-33.490180W
44.4330540 / -97.5581697
(estimated)
Elevation: 1730.4 ft. / 527.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07E (1985)
From city: 2 miles N of DESMET, SD
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 57231

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1974
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: HURON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: HON (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 15/33 - CTAF
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HONr081/32.3HURON VORTAC117.6010E
ATYr199/37.3WATERTOWN VORTAC116.6009E

Airport Services

Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 3700 x 60 ft. / 1128 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 44-26.268478N44-25.698005N
Longitude: 097-33.638640W097-33.341718W
Elevation: 1728.5 ft.1730.1 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 65 ft. trees, 1730 ft. from runway, 200 ft. left of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear9 ft. road, 620 ft. from runway, 46:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF DESMET
PO BOX 70
DESMET, SD 57231
Phone 605-854-3731
Manager: RYAN PETERSEN
PO BOX 70
DESMET, SD 57231
Phone 605-860-1547

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 9
Single engine airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 32/week *
89% local general aviation
11% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 13 September 2017

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 6E5.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

8D7 - Clark County Airport (28 nm N)
KHON - Huron Regional Airport (29 nm W)
KMDS - Madison Municipal Airport (32 nm SE)
KBKX - Brookings Regional Airport (33 nm E)
KATY - Watertown Regional Airport (34 nm NE)
 
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Photo taken 11-Jul-2007

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2713:27
Sunrise08:0114:01
Sunset16:5022:50
Evening civil twilight17:2423:24

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Dec-2018 00:26:42
Local (UTC-6)  15-Dec-2018 18:26:42
 
METAR
6E5 SuperAWOS
152255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM 04/M03 A2982
TAF
KHON 
29nm W 
151720Z 1518/1618 17015G28KT P6SM FEW200 FM160000 23007KT P6SM FEW250 FM160600 28007KT P6SM FEW150 FM161700 31007KT P6SM SKC
KATY 
33nm NE 
152150Z 1522/1618 17016G24KT P6SM BKN250 WS020/21050KT FM152300 20013KT P6SM SCT250 FM160200 20007KT P6SM SCT250 WS020/30030KT FM161000 27007KT P6SM SKC
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