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KAEL Albert Lea Municipal Airport
Albert Lea, Minnesota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: AEL
Lat/Long: 43-40-52.7313N / 093-22-05.3341W
43-40.878855N / 093-22.088902W
43.6813143 / -93.3681484
(estimated)
Elevation: 1261 ft. / 384.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01E (2010)
From city: 3 miles N of ALBERT LEA, MN
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 56007

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1942
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: PRINCETON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AEL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: APR-OCT MON-FRI 0800-2000, NOV-MAR MON-FRI 0800-1700, ALL SAT-SUN 0800-1700
FOR SVC AFT HRS CALL 507-826-3451.
Pattern altitude: 2001 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: MIRL RY 17/35 PRESET TO LOW; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT ODALS RY 17, REIL RY 35 & PAPI RYS 17 & 35 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 109.8 (507-377-1583)
ROCHESTER APPROACH: 119.8
ROCHESTER DEPARTURE: 119.8
WX AWOS-3 at AUM (19 nm E): 119.025 (507-433-6667)
  • APCH & DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 135.35/307.3 (ROCHESTER RCAG) WHEN ROCHESTER APCH IS CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
AEL at fieldALBERT LEA VOR/DME109.8001E
JAYr285/20.5AUSTIN VOR/DME108.2003E
FOWr178/31.4HALFWAY VOR/DME111.2002E
RSTr255/34.0ROCHESTER VOR/DME112.0005E
MCWr351/35.2MASON CITY VOR/DME114.9006E
MKTr137/40.0MANKATO VOR/DME110.8007E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FOREST CITY019/28.935903EFXY ..-. -..- -.--

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A MOGAS
MOGAS PUMP NOT MARKED.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 5000 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 19.0
Double wheel: 29.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 43-41.264227N43-40.458657N
Longitude: 093-22.230305W093-21.998160W
Elevation: 1260.0 ft.1261.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 167 magnetic, 168 true347 magnetic, 348 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)
Approach lights: ODALS: omnidirectional approach lighting system
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none27 ft. tree, 872 ft. from runway, 134 ft. left of centerline, 24:1 slope to clear

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 2898 x 75 ft. / 883 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 43-40.744883N43-41.072918N
Longitude: 093-22.283737W093-21.806655W
Elevation: 1252.8 ft.1256.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 046 magnetic, 047 true226 magnetic, 227 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 16 ft. trees, 349 ft. from runway, 134 ft. right of centerline, 9:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF ALBERT LEA
221 E CLARK STREET
ALBERT LEA, MN 56007
Phone 507-377-4300
Manager: JIM HANSON
73950 275TH ST.
CLARKS GROVE, MN 56016
Phone 507-373-0608

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 62
Single engine airplanes: 46
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 2
Gliders airplanes: 2
Ultralights: 6
    
Aircraft operations: avg 72/day *
65% local general aviation
26% transient general aviation
8% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2014

Additional Remarks

TV TWR 9.5 NM SE.
GLIDERS & HELICOPTERS USE TURF PARALLEL TO RY 17/35 ON EAST SIDE & APPR AREA TO RY 23.
MULTIPLE TRANSITIONAL OBSTNS RY 05, RY 17 & RY 35.
NMRS PRIM SFC OBSTNS RYS 05 & 17.

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 between 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (227KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (228KB)
VOR/DME RWY 35   download (210KB)
VOR RWY 17   download (258KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (27KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (156KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KAUM - Austin Municipal Airport (19 nm E)
KACQ - Waseca Municipal Airport (25 nm N)
KOWA - Owatonna Degner Regional Airport (27 nm N)
KFXY - Forest City Municipal Airport (29 nm SW)
KTOB - Dodge Center Airport (31 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4412:44
Sunrise07:1513:15
Sunset16:4322:43
Evening civil twilight17:1523:15

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Nov-2017 19:10:27
Local (UTC-6)  20-Nov-2017 13:10:27
 
METAR
KAEL 201852Z AUTO 21011G16KT 10SM CLR 09/M03 A2951 RMK AO2
KAUM 
20nm E 
201855Z AUTO 21016G24KT 10SM CLR 09/M01 A2952 RMK AO2
TAF
KMCW 
32nm S 
201732Z 2018/2118 21018G24KT P6SM SCT250 FM202100 22014KT P6SM BKN200 FM210200 26010KT P6SM SCT140 FM210800 31015KT P6SM BKN140 FM211300 33030G38KT P6SM BKN120
KRST 
40nm E 
201725Z 2018/2118 21016KT P6SM BKN250 FM210600 27011KT P6SM SCT250 FM210900 30015G23KT P6SM BKN200 FM211200 31019G29KT P6SM BKN030 FM211500 31022G32KT P6SM BKN150
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