Clermont County Airport

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Clermont County Airport at Batavia, Ohio.
Clermont County Airport
Sporty's Airport
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: I69
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator Clermont County Commissioners
Serves Clermont County, Ohio
Location Batavia, Ohio
Elevation AMSL 844 ft / 257 m
Coordinates 39°04′42″N 084°12′37″W / 39.07833°N 84.21028°W / 39.07833; -84.21028
Website www.flyeca.com
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 3,568 1,088 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 30,650
Based aircraft 120

Clermont County Airport (FAA LID: I69) is a public use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) west of the central business district of Batavia, a village in Clermont County, Ohio, United States. It is owned by the Clermont County Commissioners.[1]

It is also known as Sporty's Airport. The fixed base operator is Eastern Cincinnati Aviation. The Tri-State Warbird Museum is located on the west side of the airport.

The airport is currently looking into the possibility of extending the runway with funding from the state.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Clermont County Airport covers an area of 60 acres (24 ha) at an elevation of 844 feet (257 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 4/22 with a 3,568 x 75 ft (1,088 x 23 m) asphalt surface.[1]

The airport is served by four instrument approaches, including an RNAV (GPS) approach to both runway 4 and 22.[3]

For the 12-month period ending December 19, 2007, the airport had 30,650 aircraft operations, an average of 83 per day: 98% general aviation, 2% air taxi and <1% military. At that time there were 120 aircraft based at this airport: 88% single-engine, 7% multi-engine, 4% helicopter, 1% jet and 1% glider.[1]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 15 August 1998 a Beechcraft Bonanza crashed near the airport after an aborted approach, killing the pilot.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for I69 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-04-10
  2. ^ Rover, Kristin (April 4, 2014). "County may receive funds for airport runway extension". The Clermont Sun. Retrieved 13 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "I69". AOPA Airports. 
  4. ^ Sanchez, Robert; McCain, Marie (August 16, 1998). "Plane crash kills surgeon". The Cincinnati Enquirer (Gannett). Retrieved 30 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "NTSB Identification: IAD98FA094". NTSB.gov. National Transportation Safety Board. Retrieved 30 March 2015. 

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