Rochester International Airport

Airport Code RST

Rochester Airport

PILOT INFORMATION

Location

 

FAA Identifier: RST
Lat/Long: 43-54-29.8000N / 092-30-00.1000W
43-54.496667N / 092-30.001667W
43.9082778 / -92.5000278 (estimated)
Elevation: 1317 ft. / 401.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01E (2005);
From city: 7 miles SW of ROCHESTER, MN
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 55902

 

Airport Operations

 

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1961
Sectional chart: CHICAGO
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: PRINCETON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RST (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: DUSK-DAWN WHEN ATCT CLSD HIRL RY 13/31 PRESET; TO INCR INTSTY & ACTVT MIRL RY 02/20 & MALSR RY 13/31 – CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: 24 HR PPR FOR UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS BTN 2300-0500; CALL 507-254-1161.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

 

Airport Communications

 

CTAF: 118.3
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 120.5
WX ASOS: PHONE 507-285-0298
ROCHESTER GROUND: 121.9 [0500-2300]
ROCHESTER TOWER: 118.3 257.8 [0500-2300]
ROCHESTER APPROACH: 119.2(310-129) 119.8(130-309) 251.125 [0500-2300]
ROCHESTER DEPARTURE: 119.2(310-129) 119.8(130-309) 251.125 [0500-2300]
BASIC RADAR SVC: 119.2(310-129) 251.125
BASIC RADAR SVC IC: 119.8(130-309)
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
WX AWOS-3 at TOB (16 nm NW): 119.075 (507-374-6369)
WX AWOS-3 at FKA (20 nm SE): 118.550 (507-765-2182)

 

APCH & DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 132.35/307.3
(ROCHESTER RCAG) WHEN ROCHESTER APCH CTL CLSD.

 

Nearby radio navigation aids

 

VOR radial/distance VOR name Freq Var
RSTr024/8.6 ROCHESTER VOR/DME 112.00 05E
JAYr039/27.0 AUSTIN VOR/DME 108.20 03E
ONAr253/35.7 WINONA VOR/DME 111.40 01E

 

NDB name Hdg/Dist Freq Var ID
CRESCO 332/36.3 293 02E CJJ

 

Airport Services

 

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

RUNWAY INFROMATION

Runway 13/31

 

Dimensions: 9033 x 150 ft. / 2753 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 175.0
Double tandem: 300.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity

 

RUNWAY 13 RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 43-55.209023N 43-54.211712N
Longitude: 092-30.727680W 092-29.202672W
Elevation: 1268.2 ft. 1304.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.4% 0.4%
Traffic pattern: left left
Runway heading: 131 magnetic, 132 true 131 magnetic, 132 true
Markings: precision, in good condition precision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path) 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown touchdown RY 13/31 RVR AVBL DURG ATCT HRS OF OPN ONLY.
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Centerline lights: yes yes
Touchdown point: yes, lighted yes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS ILS

 

Runway 2/20

 

Dimensions: 7300 x 150 ft. / 2225 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/wired/combed, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 175.0
Double tandem: 300.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity

 

RUNWAY 2 RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 43-53.695708N 43-54.771363N
Longitude: 092-30.415582W 092-29.674780W
Elevation: 1314.6 ft. 1282.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.6% UP 0.7%
Traffic pattern: left left
Runway heading: 025 magnetic, 026 true 025 magnetic, 026 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good condition nonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path) 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lighted yes, no lighted

 

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

 

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF ROCHESTER
CITY HALL
ROCHESTER, MN 55904
Phone 507-282-2328
Manager: STEVEN W LEQVE
HELGERSON DR. SW
ROCHESTER, MN 55902
Phone 507-282-2328

 

Airport Operational Statistics

 

Aircraft based on the field: 63 Aircraft operations: avg 164/day *
Single engine airplanes: 57 transient general aviation
Multi engine airplanes: 4 commercial
Jet airplanes: 2 local general aviation
military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2006

 

Additional Remarks

 

  • WHEN ATCT CLSD SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT OPERATORS MONITOR CTAF.
  • WATERFOWL ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • US CUSTOMS AVBL MON-FRI 0830-1700; AFTER HRS & WEEKENDS REQ PRIOR NOTIFICATION; CALL 507-285-5278.

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