St. James Municipal Airport

The St. James airport is a busy place, with 15 based aircraft and over 6,000 annual operations. The Airport features a 4,000 foot paved and lighted runway, an automated weather system that reports current conditions and RNAV approach procedures, a non-directional beacon, REILs and PAPIs which offer visual guidance, a parallel taxiway, a generous apron, self-service fueling, and a 24/7 arrival/departure building. 

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General Aviation Information

  • Courtesy Car available upon request: call City Manager Amanda Glass (507) 430-7590
  • Airport identifier: JYG
  • Arrival / departure building
  • Elevation: 1062 feet / 325.2 meters
  • Design Weight of Runway: 12,500 pounds single weight load
  • Fixed-base operator (FBO): City of St. James staff
  • Instrument landing system (ILS): Runway 15/33
  • Motel accommodations – 3 miles
  • Navigation aids: WXAWOS – 3:260
  • Other amenities: Fuel (unattended)
  • Phone: (507) 375-3627
  • Runway Length: 4,000 feet
  • Tie-down spots available

In-depth information can be obtained at

The St. James Airport Manager is the City Manager, Amanda Glass (507) 430-7590.