French Lick Municipal Airport

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French Lick Municipal Airport
Airport type Public
Owner French Lick Board of Aviation Commissioners
Serves French Lick, Indiana
Location French Lick, Indiana
Elevation AMSL 792 ft / 241.4 m
Coordinates 38°30′22″N 086°38′13″W / 38.50611°N 86.63694°W / 38.50611; -86.63694
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 5,500 1,676 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 8,795
Based aircraft 18
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

French Lick Municipal Airport (IATA: FRHICAO: KFRHFAA LID: FRH) is a city-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southwest of the central business district of French Lick, a town in Orange County, Indiana, United States.[1] Also known as French Lick Airport, it serves the French Lick and West Baden, Indiana area.[2]

In March 2009, the airport began construction of a new terminal that will measure 3,434 square feet (319 m2), nearly five times the size of the current terminal. Grants were provided by The Indiana Economic Development Corp. ($300,000) and the Orange County Development Commission ($250,000).[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

French Lick Municipal Airport covers an area of 422 acres (171 ha) at an elevation of 792 feet (241 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 8/26 which measures 5,500 by 100 feet (1,676 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2007, the airport had 8,795 aircraft operations, an average of 24 per day: 94% general aviation, 5% air taxi and 1% military. At that time there were 18 aircraft based at this airport: 61% single-engine and 39% ultralight.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for FRH (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-05-07.
  2. ^ French Lick Airport: About FRH
  3. ^ "French Lick's tiny air terminal to expand". 2009-03-10. 

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