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Groton Municipal Airport

Groton, SD

Phone: 605-397-8422
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Attendance: Not Attended
Arpt Not Recommended For Winter Use. Airport Closed Dec-Apr Except Ppr 605-397-8422.Unattended
Elevation:1,306 ft (398.1 m) (Estimated)
Location:5.00 mi. N of Groton
Beacon: Present
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runways:15/33 (unpaved)
Runway length: 2070 ft
Fees:No data
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Runway 15/33

Dimensions:2070 x 140ft. / 630.9 x 42.7mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, in poor conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
151304.0ft. MSL
157° mag
164° true
0.1% up
No DataTower, centered, 150 ft high, 2,673 ft from end, 17:1 clearance slope
Ry 15/33 Has +6 Ft Corn Seasonally at Both Ry Ends; Apch Ratio 1:1. Grain Bins Off of Ry 15 Penetrate the 20:1 Grain Bins Ry 15/33 Mkd with Yellow/Black Wood A-Frames
331306.0ft. MSL
337° mag
344° true
0.1% down
No DataRoad, Both-Sides, 17 ft high, 450 ft from end, 26:1 clearance slope

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N45 32.0700' / W98 5.7150'
    Charts:NACO: Twin Cities Sectional
    Mag Var:07E (1985)
    ARTCC:Minneapolis (ZMP)
    FSS:Huron (HON)
    NOTAM Facility:HON
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
    Wind Indicator:Present (unlit)
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:No data

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    Airport Activity

    GA Local:60
    GA Itinerant:0
    Air Taxi:

    (12-month period ending on 6/24/2013)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    City of GrotonAnita Lowary
    Po Box 587Po Box 587
    Groton, SD 57445Groton, SD 57445
    605-397-8422 (Office) 605-397-8422 (Office)