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8D9 Howard Municipal Airport
Howard, South Dakota, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: 8D9
Lat/Long: 44-01-44.9060N / 097-32-16.2520W
44-01.748433N / 097-32.270867W
44.0291406 / -97.5378478
(estimated)
Elevation: 1582 ft. / 482.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07E (1985)
From city: 1 mile N of HOWARD, SD
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 57349

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1947
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: no
Lights: ACTVT LIRL RY 13/31 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at MDS (20 nm E): 118.35 (6054279380)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MHEr051/26.4MITCHELL VOR/DME109.2004E
FSDr296/39.9SIOUX FALLS VORTAC115.0009E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 2672 x 150 ft. / 814 x 46 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: low intensity
Gradient: SE
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 44-02.173000N44-01.837667N
Longitude: 097-32.296000W097-31.902167W
Elevation: 1563.0 ft.1582.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.7% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 14 ft. road, 300 ft. from runway, 21:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 1932 x 150 ft. / 589 x 46 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: RWY 18 /36 MKD WITH NEW WHITE/BLACK MARKER CONES.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 44-02.148500N44-01.794833N
Longitude: 097-31.887500W097-31.938000W
Elevation: 1583.0 ft.1581.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 28 ft. pline, 737 ft. from runway, 26:1 slope to clear4 ft. fence, 80 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF HOWARD
PO BOX 705
HOWARD, SD 57349
Phone 605-772-4391
Manager: TIM CLARKE
PO BOX 145
HOWARD, SD 57349
Phone 605-940-9217

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 6
Single engine airplanes: 6
    
Aircraft operations: avg 60/month *
92% local general aviation
8% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 01 July 2015

Additional Remarks

RY 13 - 4+ FT FENCE 45 FT R 300 FT FM THR & 125 FT R 240 FT FM THR.
WILDLIFE ON AND INVOF ARPT.
RUNWAYS CLOSED DURING WINTER MONTHS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 8D9.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMDS - Madison Municipal Airport (20 nm E)
KMHE - Mitchell Municipal Airport (26 nm SW)
KBKX - Brookings Regional Airport (35 nm NE)
KHON - Huron Regional Airport (37 nm NW)
4X4 - Wessington Springs Airport (43 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2813:28
Sunrise08:0114:01
Sunset16:5222:52
Evening civil twilight17:2623:26

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Dec-2017 16:21:43
Local (UTC-6)  18-Dec-2017 10:21:43
 
METAR
KMDS 
20nm E 
181555Z AUTO 25011G15KT 10SM CLR M01/M01 A2977 RMK AO2
6E5 
24nm N 
SuperAWOS
181655Z AUTO 22012KT 10SM 01/M03 A2980
KMHE 
26nm SW 
181553Z AUTO 23009KT 10SM CLR 03/M03 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP103 T00281028
KBKX 
35nm NE 
181556Z AUTO 23008KT 10SM CLR M01/M03 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP108 T10061028 FZRANO
KHON 
37nm NW 
181555Z AUTO 23008KT 10SM CLR 01/M03 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP093 T00061033
TAF
KHON 
37nm NW 
181125Z 1812/1912 22011KT P6SM BKN200 FM190000 24007KT P6SM SCT200 FM190600 28008KT P6SM SCT200 FM190800 31009KT P6SM SCT250
KFSD 
43nm SE 
181125Z 1812/1912 22011KT P6SM SCT200 FM190000 23008KT P6SM SCT200 FM190600 27009KT P6SM SCT250 FM191000 30007KT P6SM SCT250
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