Elkhart Municipal Airport

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Elkhart Municipal Airport
Elkhart airport.jpg
Aerial view of the airport, facing northwest
IATA: EKIICAO: KEKMFAA LID: EKM
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Elkhart
Serves Elkhart, Indiana
Elevation AMSL 778 ft / 237 m
Coordinates 41°43′10″N 086°00′12″W / 41.71944°N 86.00333°W / 41.71944; -86.00333
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 6,500 1,981 Asphalt
18/36 4,001 1,220 Asphalt
8/26 2,500 762 Turf
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 33,211
Based aircraft 73

Elkhart Municipal Airport (IATA: EKIICAO: KEKMFAA LID: EKM) is a city-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) northwest of the central business district of Elkhart, a city in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States.[1]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Elkhart Municipal Airport is assigned EKM by the FAA and EKI by the IATA. The airport's ICAO identifier is KEKM.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Elkhart Municipal Airport covers an area of 640 acres (260 ha) at an elevation of 778 feet (237 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 9/27 is 6,500 by 120 feet (1,981 x 37 m) and 18/36 is 4,001 by 75 feet (1,220 x 23 m). It also has one turf runway designated 8/26 which measures 2,500 by 100 feet (762 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 33,211 aircraft operations, an average of 90 per day: 96% general aviation, 3% air taxi and 1% military. At that time there were 73 aircraft based at this airport: 62% single-engine, 23% multi-engine, 8% jet, 4% helicopter and 3% military.[1]

Former airlines and destinations[edit]

  • Air Wisconsin - Operated in the 1970s through the 1980s. (Battle Creek, Chicago-O'Hare, Fort Wayne)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for EKM (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-05-07.
  2. ^ Great Circle Mapper: EKI / KEKM - Elkhart, Indiana
  3. ^ "Air Wisconsin". Airchive.com: The Museum of Commercial Aviation. Retrieved 2008-02-19. 

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