Desmet, South Dakota

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 09/14/2017 - 11/9/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:6E5
Lat/Lng: 44.4330540278, -97.5581696667
44-25-58.9945N, 097-33-29.4108W
Estimated by FAA on 05/31/2011
Elevation: 1730 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 11/11/2009
Magnetic Variation: 07E, (1985), [4E (2017)]
Sectional: OMAHA
From City: 2nm N of Desmet


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 10/1974
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Minneapolis Center (ZMP)
FSS: Huron FSS (HON)
NOTAMs and Weather: HON NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 15/33 - CTAF
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.900
Weather: AWOS-2 617-262-3825 122.9


Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services: Crop Dusting, Pilot Instruction

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 10
Helicopter GA: 2
Total: 12

Annual Operations

For year ending: 07/01/2015
Local GA (< 20 miles): 1500
Non-local GA: 180
Total: 1680


Owner: City of Desmet
Po Box 70
Desmet, Sd 57231
Manager: Ryan Petersen
Po Box 70
Desmet, Sd 57231


Runways: 15/33

Runway 15/33

Length: 3700 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 11/11/2009
Width: 60 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 15 End 33
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition
Gradient: 0.1 0.1
Elevation at End: 1728.5' MSL 1730.1' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 1729.1' MSL 1730.4' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 31' AGL 34' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.00° 3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 2-light PAPI on left side of runway 2-light PAPI on left side of runway
Objects: Trees Road
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 23:1 46:1
Object Height: 65' AGL 9' AGL
Object Distance: 1730' Along centerline
200' Left of centerline
620' Along centerline



Additional Remarks

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