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KSBU Blue Earth Municipal Airport
Blue Earth, Minnesota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 18 JUNE 2020

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 -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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 507-525-3064
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: RWY 16-34 MIRL PRESET TO LOW SS-SR, TO INCR INTS AND ACTVT PAPI RY 16 & RY 34, AND 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/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON 127.75/257.7 (FAIRMONT RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

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

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

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
SELF SERVICE FUEL AVAILABLE WITH CREDIT CARD
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.
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

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 2245 x 200 ft. / 684 x 61 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge markings: MKD WITH YELLOW CONES.
Operational restrictions: RWY 21 HAS AN AREA OF SINKING SOIL -506 FT FROM THE RWY END AND 104 FT R.
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 43-35.703382N43-36.004817N
Longitude: 094-05.750273W094-05.456302W
Elevation: 1092.8 ft.1090.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 034 magnetic, 035 true214 magnetic, 215 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 BLUE EARTH
125 W 6TH ST, PO BOX 38
BLUE EARTH, MN 56013
Phone 507-526-7336
Manager: LUKE STEIER
7575 HWY 169
BLUE EARTH, MN 56013
Phone 507-526-7264
EMAIL ADDRESS: STEIERL@HOTMAIL.COM (ALL LOWER CASE)

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 30
Single engine airplanes: 30
    
Aircraft operations: avg 38/day *
54% local general aviation
46% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2017

Additional Remarks

RY 03/21 CLSD WINTER MONTHS
DEER & WATERFOWL ON & INVOF ARPT.
GCO AVBL ON FREQ 121.725 THRU MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC & FLT SVCS.
FOR CD IF UNA VIA GCO CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.

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 18 June 2020 at 0901Z to 16 July 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 34   download (224KB)
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 02-Jul-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0510:05
Sunrise05:4110:41
Sunset21:0002:00
Evening civil twilight21:3602:36

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  02-Jul-2020 20:25:50
Local (UTC-5)  02-Jul-2020 15:25:50
 
METAR
KFRM 
14nm W 
021956Z AUTO 11004KT 10SM FEW045 31/22 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP178 T03060217
TAF
KMKT 
38nm N 
021737Z 0218/0318 12005KT P6SM FEW040 FM030200 VRB03KT P6SM SKC TEMPO 0310/0312 3SM BR FM031600 13004KT P6SM FEW040
KMCW 
43nm SE 
021721Z 0218/0318 14008KT P6SM SCT035 FM030500 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM031600 VRB03KT P6SM FEW150
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Blue Earth Aviation 507-526-7264
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