Our airport is known as the Vernon F. Perschau Field. It is used on a daily basis, and it’s the closest paved runway west of Flying Cloud and the metro area.
- Glencoe Airport Minimum Standards 2012 (pdf file)
- Airport Layout Plan (pdf file)
- Minnesota Department of Transportation Aeronautics
- AirNav.Com Airport Information
- Minnesota Council of Airports
- GYL Draft EA City Review 102313 (pdf file)
The Glencoe Municipal Airport (GYL) is owned and operated by the City of Glencoe, MN.
The Airport Commission is responsible for the management, operations and maintenance of the airport under the guidance of a six-member Airport Commission appointed by the Glencoe City Council. The airport is a public use general aviation intermediate category airport designed and constructed to the standards listed in the National Integrated Airport Systems Plan (NPIAS). The official name of the airport is the Glencoe Municipal Airport (Vernon Perschau Field).
The airport is located east of the City of Glencoe, at the junction of State Highway 212 and County Road 1. The airport has a primary runway 3,300 feet long and 75 feet wide oriented northwest to southeast (13/31). The airport is supported by NDB/RNAV instrument approaches and radio controlled lighting system using CTAF Comm 122.8. The airport occupies approximately 116.2 acres some of which may be leased for agricultural use. Weather information may be obtained from the NDB on 407 and Minneapolis Approach Control (ATC) can be reached on 134.7. The Arrival/Departure building is open to the public and users 24 hours a day.