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KETH Wheaton Municipal Airport
Wheaton, Minnesota, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: ETH
Lat/Long: 45-46-49.8219N / 096-32-37.6727W
45-46.830365N / 096-32.627878W
45.7805061 / -96.5437980
(estimated)
Elevation: 1022.7 ft. / 311.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (1995)
From city: 3 miles SW of WHEATON, MN
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 56296

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: PRINCETON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ETH (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Pattern altitude: 1998.7 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: RY 16/34 MIRL PRESET TO LOW INTST. TO INCR INTST & ACTVT PAPI RY 16/34 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 118.775 (320-563-4975)
  • COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDED BY ALEXANDRIA RADIO 123.6.
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 126.1/269.2 (ALEXANDRIA RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MOXr293/27.3MORRIS VOR/DME109.6005E
FFMr203/34.5FERGUS FALLS VOR/DME110.4005E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ORTONVILLE345/29.233205EVVV ...- ...- ...-

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 3298 x 75 ft. / 1005 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 45-47.060393N45-46.538790N
Longitude: 096-32.672530W096-32.459177W
Elevation: 1017.2 ft.1022.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 159 magnetic, 164 true339 magnetic, 344 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI 34 UNUSABLE BYD 8 DEGREE LEFT OF COURSE.
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 1953 x 175 ft. / 595 x 53 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: MARKED WITH YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 45-46.809870N45-46.954792N
Longitude: 096-32.937613W096-32.527625W
Elevation: 1016.0 ft.1017.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 058 magnetic, 063 true238 magnetic, 243 true
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF WHEATON
BOX 868
WHEATON, MN 56296
Phone 320-563-4110
Manager: KRIS KRENZ
BOX 868, 104 9TH ST. N
WHEATON, MN 56296
Phone 320-563-4110

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 11
Single engine airplanes: 7
Multi engine airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 75/week *
77% local general aviation
23% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2015

Additional Remarks

RY 6/24 NOT PLOWED WINTER MONTHS.

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 16   download (192KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 34   download (200KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (44KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (156KB)

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KMOX - Morris Municipal Airport - Charlie Schmidt Field (27 nm SE)
KBWP - Harry Stern Airport (28 nm N)
KVVV - Ortonville Municipal Airport-Martinson Field (29 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0013:00
Sunrise07:3313:33
Sunset16:5122:51
Evening civil twilight17:2323:23

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Nov-2017 16:56:10
Local (UTC-6)  19-Nov-2017 10:56:10
 
METAR
KETH 
5nm S 
191636Z AUTO 22007KT 10SM CLR 02/M04 A2996 RMK AO2
K8D3 
20nm W 
191556Z AUTO 00000KT 04/M04 A2993 RMK AO1 SLP159 T00391044
TAF
KAXN 
48nm E 
191120Z 1912/2012 24007KT P6SM SCT200 FM200700 20006KT P6SM FEW250
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