Joe Foss Field

KFSD · South Dakota, United States

Wind direction of Wind direction 170° Joe Foss Field 3/21
Wind: 15 kt, 4 beaufort

11 kt

11 kt
0 ft 6,000 12,000 18,000 24,000 30,000
Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud
BKN 25,000
METAR KFSD 022256Z 17015KT 10SM BKN250 18/06 A2954 RMK AO2 SLP009 T01830061

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 March 2, 2024 16:56, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 170° with a speed of 15 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 18 °C. The dew point is 6 °C, the relative humidity is 46%. The air pressure at sea level is 29.54 inHg (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 07:00 and sets at 18:17. This applies to Joe Foss Field, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -6 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
3/21 035°-215° 11 kt 11 kt 71 %
9/27 103°-283° 14 kt 6 kt 92 %
15/33 155°-335° 4 kt 14 kt 26 %

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 18.3 °C
Dewpoint 6.1 °C
Rel. humidity 46%
Kp-index 0 (0-9)


AO2Automatic weather station that can determine the type of precipitation
SLP009Sea level pressure is 29.56 inHg (29.56 inHg)
T01830061Temperature is 18.3 °C (64.9 °F), dew point is 6.1 °C (43.0 °F)

Daylight period

18:17 (1:13h)


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