Blosser Municipal Airport

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Coordinates: 39°32′57″N 097°39′08″W / 39.54917°N 97.65222°W / 39.54917; -97.65222

Blosser Municipal Airport
IATA: CNKICAO: KCNKFAA LID: CNK
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Concordia
Serves Concordia, Kansas
Elevation AMSL 1,486 ft / 453 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 3,600 1,097 Asphalt
12/30 2,205 672 Turf
3/21 1,665 507 Turf
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 14,550
Based aircraft 9

Blosser Municipal Airport (IATA: CNKICAO: KCNKFAA LID: CNK) is two miles south of Concordia, in Cloud County, Kansas.[1] The airport was named after Charles H. Blosser, a longtime Concordia resident, aviation enthusiast, and former city mayor. It is on land originally owned by the Blosser family.

Facilities[edit]

The airport covers 209 acres (85 ha); its one asphalt runway (17/35) is 3,600 x 60 ft (1,097 x 18 m). It has two turf runways: 12/30 is 2,205 x 265 ft (672 x 81 m) and 3/21 is 1,665 x 255 ft (507 x 78 m).[1]

In the year ending July 24, 2007 the airport had 14,550 aircraft operations, average 39 per day: 97% general aviation and 3% military. Nine aircraft were then based at the airport: eight single-engine and one ultralight.[1]

History[edit]

The airport's roots are in 1930, when Charlie Blosser laid the first dirt airstrip on his farm.[2] He later donated the land to the city for airport use.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for CNK (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-12-20
  2. ^ "Blosser Spends His 84 Years High in the Sky". Fort Scott Tribune. November 7, 1979. Retrieved August 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Tires Trouble Aerial Tradition". Warsaw, Indiana Times-Union. September 7, 1978. Retrieved August 7, 2013. 

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