Joe Foss Field

KFSD · South Dakota, United States

Wind direction of Wind direction 130° Joe Foss Field 3/21
Wind: 9 kt, 3 beaufort

1 kt

9 kt
0 ft 6,000 12,000 18,000 24,000 30,000
Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud
BKN 25,000
METAR KFSD 011456Z 13009KT 10SM BKN250 26/18 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP123 T02610183 50006

METAR Joe Foss Field - KFSD/FSD

Joe Foss Field is a large airport in South Dakota, United States. The airport is located at latitude 43.58097 and longitude -96.74180. The airport has 3 runways: 3/21, 9/27 and 15/33. The ICAO airport code of this field is KFSD. The local airport ID (FAA LID) of this airport is FSD. The airport's IATA code is FSD. The airport is in the Minneapolis FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Joe Foss Field on June 1, 2023 09:56, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 130° with a speed of 9 kt.

Visibility is 10 mi.

There are broken clouds at an altitude of 25,000 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 25,000 ft.

The temperature and wind chill are 26 °C. The dew point is 18 °C, the relative humidity is 61%. The air pressure at sea level is 29.92 inHg (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 05:48 and sets at 21:01. This applies to Joe Foss Field, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -5 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
3/21 035°-215° 9 kt 100 %
9/27 103°-283° 4 kt 8 kt 45 %
15/33 155°-335° 4 kt 8 kt 42 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.


25,000 ft BKN Broken clouds

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 26.1 °C
Dewpoint 18.3 °C
Rel. humidity 61%
Kp-index 1 (0-9)


AO2Automatic weather station that can determine the type of precipitation
SLP123Sea level pressure is 29.89 inHg (29.89 inHg)
T02610183Temperature is 26.1 °C (79.0 °F), dew point is 18.3 °C (64.9 °F)

Daylight period

21:01 (10:28h)


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