South St. Paul Municipal Airport

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South St. Paul Municipal Airport
Richard E. Fleming Field
South St. Paul Municipal Airport.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner City of South St. Paul
Serves South St. Paul, Minnesota
Elevation AMSL 820 ft / 250 m
SGS is located in Minnesota
SGS is located in the US
Location of airport in Minnesota / United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 4,002 1,220 Asphalt
Aircraft operations (2016) 51,000
Based aircraft (2017) 401

South St. Paul Municipal Airport (ICAO: KSGSFAA LID: SGS), also known as Richard E. Fleming Field or simply Fleming Field, is a city owned public use airport located two miles (3 km) south of the central business district of South St. Paul, a city in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States.[1] It is named for Richard E. Fleming, a United States Marine Corps Naval Aviator during World War II who was posthumously awarded a Medal of Honor.

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, South St. Paul Municipal Airport is assigned SGS by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

South St. Paul Municipal-Richard E. Fleming Field covers an area of 270 acres (110 ha) and contains one asphalt paved runway designated 16/34 which measures 4,002 x 100 ft (1,220 x 30 m). For the 12-month period ending May 31, 2016, the airport had 51,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 140 per day. In January 2017, there were 401 aircraft based at this airport: 375 single-engine, 20 multi-engine and 6 helicopter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for SGS (Form 5010 PDF), effective Jan 5, 2017.
  2. ^ KSGS - South St. Paul Municipal Airport - South St. Paul, Minnesota at Great Circle Mapper

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