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KSBU Blue Earth Municipal Airport
Blue Earth, Minnesota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

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
Pattern altitude: 2107.4 ft. MSL
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 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
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.
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

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.
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

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

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 20
Single engine airplanes: 19
Ultralights: 1
    
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.

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 24 May 2018 at 0901Z to 21 June 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 34 **CHANGED**   download (197KB)
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 19-Jun-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0010:00
Sunrise05:3610:36
Sunset21:0002:00
Evening civil twilight21:3602:36

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Jun-2018 14:03:16
Local (UTC-5)  19-Jun-2018 09:03:16
 
METAR
KFRM 
14nm W 
191356Z AUTO 19008KT 10SM FEW007 BKN035 OVC080 22/21 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP136 T02220206
TAF
KMKT 
38nm N 
191120Z 1912/2012 07009KT 6SM -RA OVC006 FM191400 09010KT P6SM OVC007 TEMPO 1914/1918 P6SM -SHRA OVC007 FM191800 08010KT P6SM OVC015 FM200200 08008KT P6SM OVC007
KMCW 
43nm SE 
191139Z 1912/2012 15006KT 3SM BR VCSH OVC004 FM191500 10008KT P6SM OVC011 FM200000 07009KT P6SM OVC015 FM200700 07008KT P6SM VCSH OVC011
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Blue Earth Aviation 507-526-7264
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