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Detroit Lakes-Wething Field Airport

Detroit Lakes, MN

Phone: 218-847-3233
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Attendance: Attended
Elevation:1,397 ft (425.8 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. W of Detroit Lakes
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:13/31, 17/35 (unpaved)
Longest paved runway: 4502 ft
Fees:No data
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  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.25  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.40  (full serve service)

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Runway 13/31

Dimensions:4502 x 75ft. / 1372.2 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 23000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
131397.0ft. MSL
135° mag
140° true
0.8% down
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
Road, 250 ft Left of center, 7 ft high, 200 ft from end
+5 Ft Fence 5 Ft Fm Ry End 250 Ft R Ry 13 & 31 Omnidirectional REIL
311362.0ft. MSL
315° mag
320° true
0.8% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
Trees, 349 ft Right of center, 43 ft high, 1,096 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
One of the VASI Units Svg Ry 31 is Missing

Runway 17/35

Dimensions:1890 x 250ft. / 576.1 x 76.2mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
171395.9ft. MSL
175° mag
180° true
1.2% down
noneNo DataRy 17/35 Mkd with Cones
351373.0ft. MSL
355° mag
0° true
1.2% up
noneNo DataTrees, 66 ft Right of center, 65 ft high, 1,163 ft from end, 17:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Detroit Lakes Aviation
  • Maintenance
  • $4.25
  • $4.40
  • Sales
On field: N
UNICOM: 122.8
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    Services at this airport:

    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
    Transportation: Courtesy Car
    Rental Cars: 
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    Operations: Ultralight

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N46 49.5083' / W95 53.1300'
    Charts:NACO: Twin Cities Sectional
    Mag Var:05E (1995)
    ARTCC:Minneapolis (ZMP)
    FSS:Princeton (PNM)
    NOTAM Facility:DTL
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:
    Light Aircraft2196
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
    MIRL Ry 13/31 Preset to Low, Incr Intsty & Actvt REIL Ry 13/31; VASI Ry 13/31; MIRL Ry 13/31 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:48
    Multi Engine:5

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:9,000
    GA Itinerant:4,500
    Air Taxi:2,600

    (12-month period ending on 9/30/2014)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    City of Detroit LakesMark Bergen
    1025 Roosevelt Ave, Box 64724813 Us Hwy 10 W
    Detroit Lakes, MN 56501Detroit Lakes, MN 56502
    218-847-5658 (Office) 218-847-3233 (Office)
    Owned Also by Becker County