Columbus Municipal Airport (Indiana)
|Columbus Municipal Airport|
USGS photo - 7 Aug 1997
|IATA: CLU – ICAO: KBAK – FAA LID: BAK|
|Owner||City of Columbus|
|Elevation AMSL||656 ft / 200 m|
- For the military use of this facility, see Bakalar Air Force Base
The airport is on the site of the former World War II Atterbury Army Airfield and United States Air Force Bakalar Air Force Base. It was the host base for the 434th Troop Carrier Wing twice, from 1949-1952 and again from 1953-1969.
Columbus Municipal Airport covers 2,000 acres (810 ha) at an elevation of 656 feet (200 m). It has two asphalt runways: 5/23 is 6,400 by 150 feet (1,951 x 46 m) and 14/32 is 5,000 by 100 feet (1,524 x 30 m).
In 2005 the airport had 39,155 aircraft operations, average 107 per day: 91% general aviation and 9% military. 68 aircraft were then based at the airport: 72% single-engine, 16% multi-engine, 7% jet and 4% helicopter.
- FAA Airport Master Record for BAK ( PDF), effective 2009-05-07.
- Great Circle Mapper: CLU / KBAK - Columbus, Indiana
- Columbus Municipal Airport
- Aerial photo from Indiana Department of Transportation
- (PDF), effective April 2, 2015
- FAA Terminal Procedures for Columbus Municipal (BAK), effective April 2, 2015
- Resources for this airport: