Eureka Municipal Airport (South Dakota)

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Eureka Municipal Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Eureka
ServesEureka, South Dakota
Elevation AMSL1,935 ft / 590 m
Coordinates45°47′59″N 099°38′34″W / 45.79972°N 99.64278°W / 45.79972; -99.64278Coordinates: 45°47′59″N 099°38′34″W / 45.79972°N 99.64278°W / 45.79972; -99.64278
3W8 is located in South Dakota
Location of airport in South Dakota
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 3,100 945 Asphalt
7/25 2,100 640 Turf
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations336

Eureka Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 3W8) is a city-owned, public-use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) north of the central business district of Eureka, a city in McPherson County, South Dakota, United States.[1] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Eureka Municipal Airport covers an area of 183 acres (74 ha) at an elevation of 1,935 feet (590 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 12/30 is 3,100 by 60 feet (945 x 18 m) with an asphalt surface and 7/25 is 2,100 by 150 feet (640 x 46 m) with a turf surface. For the 12-month period ending September 12, 2011, the airport had 336 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 28 per month. [1]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for 3W8 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on 2012-09-27. External link in |work= (help)

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