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Watertown Regional Airport

Watertown, SD

Phone: 605-882-6209
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,1000-2200
Elevation:1,749 ft (533.1 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. NW of Watertown
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, DME, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS, TACAN
Runways:12/30, 17/35
Longest paved runway: 6898 ft
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  • TAFs

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  • Diagram
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.00  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.50  (full serve service)

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Runway 12/30

Dimensions:6898 x 100ft. / 2102.5 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 80000 lb
Surface:asphalt, porous friction course, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
121748.4ft. MSL
119° mag
125° true
0.2% down
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Tree, 5 ft Left of center, 71 ft high, 2,149 ft from end, 27:1 clearance slope
301732.7ft. MSL
299° mag
305° true
0.2% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Tree, 329 ft Left of center, 51 ft high, 2,013 ft from end, 35:1 clearance slope

Runway 17/35

Dimensions:6893 x 100ft. / 2101.0 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 120000 lb
Surface:concrete, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
171740.7ft. MSL
174° mag
180° true
0.0% up
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
351742.9ft. MSL
354° mag
0° true
0.0% down
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
ILS/DMEBuilding, 412 ft Left of center, 83 ft high, 3,775 ft from end, 43:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Airco, Inc.
  • Maintenance
  • $5.00
  • $4.50
  • Rentals
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: NE
UNICOM: 123.05
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Rental Cars: 
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Operations: Glider

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N44 54.8383' / W97 9.2833'
Charts:NACO: Twin Cities Sectional
Mag Var:06E (1985)
ARTCC:Minneapolis (ZMP)
FSS:Huron (HON)
NOTAM Facility:ATY
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft2550
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 7 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
Dusk-Dawn. Actvt HIRL Ry 17/35; MIRL Ry 12/30; REIL Rys 12 & 30; PAPI Rys 12; 30; 17 & 35 & MALSR Ry 35 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:42
Multi Engine:8

Airport Activity

GA Local:8,000
GA Itinerant:3,000
Air Taxi:1,500

(12-month period ending on 12/31/2014)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
City of WatertownTodd Syhre
P.O. Box 9102416 Boeing Avenue
Watertown, SD 57201Watertown, SD 57201
605-882-6209 (Office) 605-882-6209 (Office)
Cell 605-880-1575