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KBBB Benson Municipal Airport
Benson, Minnesota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: BBB
Lat/Long: 45-19-54.9000N / 095-39-02.1000W
45-19.915000N / 095-39.035000W
45.3319167 / -95.6505833
(estimated)
Elevation: 1039.3 ft. / 316.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (1985)
From city: 2 miles W of BENSON, MN
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 56215

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1949
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: PRINCETON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BBB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RY 14/32 PRESET LOW INTST TO INCR INTST AND ACTVT REIL RY 14/32; PAPI RY 14//32; MIRL RY 14/32 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 118.45 (320-843-3242)
WX AWOS-3 at AQP (16 nm SW): 118.5 (320-289-1265)
WX AWOS-3 at MOX (19 nm NW): 109.6 (320-589-1303)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 125.5/323.1 (DARWIN RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MOXr131/19.4MORRIS VOR/DME109.6005E
MVEr002/21.7MONTEVIDEO VOR/DME111.6005E
BDHr296/25.6WILLMAR VOR/DME113.7004E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
BENSONat field23905EBBB -... -... -...
APPLETON063/16.435605EAQP .- --.- .--.
GLENWOOD214/23.434603EGHW --. .... .--
DAWSON/MADISON044/30.634103EDXX -.. -..- -..-
ORTONVILLE082/32.533205EVVV ...- ...- ...-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
SELF SERVE FUEL AVAIL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 4000 x 75 ft. / 1219 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 40.0
Double wheel: 50.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 45-20.180475N45-19.651300N
Longitude: 095-39.311823W095-38.756712W
Elevation: 1038.5 ft.1038.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 139 magnetic, 144 true319 magnetic, 324 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RY 14 PAPI UNUSEABLE BYD 2 NM.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none56 ft. trees, 1406 ft. from runway, 301 ft. right of centerline, 21:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF BENSON
1410 KANSAS AVE
BENSON, MN 56215
Phone 320-843-4775
Manager: DAN GENS
1410 KANSAS AVE
BENSON, MN 56215
Phone (320) 368-2703

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 17
Single engine airplanes: 15
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 98/week *
59% local general aviation
39% transient general aviation
2% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 30 April 2016

Additional Remarks

CATEGORY 'C' & 'D' ACFT OPNS PROHIBITED.

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 13 September 2018 at 0901Z to 11 October 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (187KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (192KB)
NDB RWY 14   download (143KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (19KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (156KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KAQP - Appleton Municipal Airport (16 nm SW)
KMOX - Morris Municipal Airport - Charlie Schmidt Field (19 nm NW)
KMVE - Montevideo-Chippewa County Airport (22 nm S)
KGHW - Glenwood Municipal Airport (23 nm NE)
KBDH - Willmar Municipal Airport-John L Rice Fiel (26 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4211:42
Sunrise07:1212:12
Sunset19:1800:18
Evening civil twilight19:4800:48

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Sep-2018 10:47:43
Local (UTC-5)  23-Sep-2018 05:47:43
 
METAR
KBBB 231036Z AUTO 14005KT 10SM CLR 11/08 A2998 RMK AO2
KAQP 
16nm SW 
231031Z AUTO 09005KT 10SM CLR 09/07 A2995 RMK AO2
KMOX 
19nm NW 
231035Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/09 A2995 RMK AO2
TAF
KAXN 
34nm N 
230520Z 2306/2406 11008KT P6SM SCT250 FM231500 11012G18KT P6SM SCT250 FM231800 12017G27KT P6SM BKN150
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100LL
SS $4.59 
 Updated 20-Sep-2018
 
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