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AEL

Albert Lea Municipal
Albert Lea, Minnesota

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FAA Identifier: AEL
Latitude/Longitude: 43-40-52.7313N / 093-22-05.3341W
43.6811 / -93.3681
Elevation: 1261 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 01E (2010)
Land Area Covered: 273 acres
From City: 3 nautical miles N of Albert Lea, MN
County/Parish: Freeborn, MN
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 3/1/1942 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Omaha
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Minneapolis Center (ZMP)
FSS: Princeton Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: APR-OCT/MON-FRI/0800-2000, NOV-MAR/MON-FRI/0800-1700, ALL/SAT-SUN/0800-1700
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 123
CTAF: 123
APCH & DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 135.35/307.3 (ROCHESTER RCAG) WHEN ROCHESTER APCH IS CLSD.
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A MOGAS
Airframe Repair: Minor
Power Plant Repair: Minor
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 05/23
Dimensions: 2898 x 75 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Runway: 17/35
Dimensions: 5000 x 100 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 19 K lbs.
Double wheel: 29 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: City Of Albert Lea
221 E Clark Street
Albert Lea, MN 56007
507-377-4300
Manager: Jim Hanson
73950 275th St.
Clarks Grove, MN 56016
507-373-0608
Sectional Map:
Remarks:
  • TV TWR 9.5 NM SE.
  • GLIDERS & HELICOPTERS USE TURF PARALLEL TO RY 17/35 ON EAST SIDE & APPR AREA TO RY 23.
  • MULTIPLE TRANSITIONAL OBSTNS RY 05, RY 17 & RY 35.
  • NMRS PRIM SFC OBSTNS RYS 05 & 17.
  • FOR SVC AFT HRS CALL 507-826-3451.
  • MOGAS PUMP NOT MARKED.
  • MIRL RY 17/35 PRESET TO LOW; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT ODALS RY 17, REIL RY 35 & PAPI RYS 17 & 35 - CTAF.
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