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KSBU Blue Earth Municipal Airport
Blue Earth, Minnesota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: SBU
Lat/Long: 43-35-43.3000N / 094-05-34.3000W
43-35.721667N / 094-05.571667W
43.5953611 / -94.0928611
(estimated)
Elevation: 1107.4 ft. / 337.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01E (2020)
From city: 3 miles S of BLUE EARTH, MN
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 56013

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: PNM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700
FOR SVC AFT HRS CALL 507-525-3068 OR 507-525-3064
Pattern altitude: 2107.4 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 16/34, PAPI RY 16 & RY 34, REIL RY 16 & RY 34 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3PT at FRM (14 nm W): 120.025 (507-238-1562)
  • APCH AND DEP CTL SVC IS PROVIDED BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON 127.75/257.7 (FAIRMONT RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FRMr095/14.6FAIRMONT VOR/DME110.2007E
AELr260/31.8ALBERT LEA VOR/DME109.8001E
MKTr185/38.3MANKATO VOR/DME110.8007E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MONTZ078/9.942004EFQ ..-. --.-
FOREST CITY313/29.835903EFXY ..-. -..- -.--
ST JAMES139/30.726001EJYG .--- -.-- --.
PUFF061/31.734501EPUF .--. ..- ..-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 3400 x 75 ft. / 1036 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 43-35.899803N43-35.370357N
Longitude: 094-05.675412W094-05.425895W
Elevation: 1092.4 ft.1107.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.4% UP0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 160 magnetic, 161 true340 magnetic, 341 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)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none20 ft. road, 900 ft. from runway, 35:1 slope to clear

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 2245 x 200 ft. / 684 x 61 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge markings: MKD WITH YELLOW CONES.
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 43-35.703382N43-36.004817N
Longitude: 094-05.750273W094-05.456302W
Elevation: 1092.8 ft.1090.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 034 magnetic, 035 true214 magnetic, 215 true
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none19 ft. road, 450 ft. from runway, 23:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF BLUE EARTH
125 W 6TH ST
BLUE EARTH, MN 56013
Phone 507-526-7336
Manager: TIM STEIER
7575 HWY 169
BLUE EARTH, MN 56013
Phone 507-526-7264

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 21
Single engine airplanes: 19
Jet airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 38/day *
54% local general aviation
46% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2014

Additional Remarks

RY 03/21 CLSD WINTER MONTHS
DEER & WATERFOWL ON & INVOF ARPT.

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 34   download (199KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (232KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KFRM - Fairmont Municipal Airport (14 nm W)
KFXY - Forest City Municipal Airport (30 nm SE)
KEST - Estherville Municipal Airport (31 nm W)
KJYG - St James Municipal Airport (31 nm NW)
KAEL - Albert Lea Municipal Airport (32 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4812:48
Sunrise07:1913:19
Sunset16:4622:46
Evening civil twilight17:1723:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Nov-2017 00:17:54
Local (UTC-6)  21-Nov-2017 18:17:54
 
METAR
KFRM 
14nm W 
212356Z AUTO 32012KT 10SM CLR M05/M12 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP284 T10501117 11022 21050 51028 FZRANO
TAF
KMKT 
38nm N 
212121Z 2121/2218 32014G21KT P6SM SKC FM220000 31010KT P6SM FEW250 FM221100 24004KT P6SM FEW250 FM221600 19009KT P6SM BKN250
KMCW 
43nm SE 
211727Z 2118/2218 33023G32KT P6SM SCT028 FM212100 33015G23KT P6SM SKC FM220000 32012KT P6SM SKC FM220900 27005KT P6SM SKC FM221600 21009KT P6SM FEW250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Blue Earth Aviation 507-526-7264
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100LL Jet A
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