French Lick Municipal Airport
|French Lick Municipal Airport|
|IATA: FRH – ICAO: KFRH – FAA LID: FRH|
|Owner||French Lick Board of Aviation Commissioners|
|Serves||French Lick, Indiana|
|Location||French Lick, Indiana|
|Elevation AMSL||792 ft / 241.4 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
French Lick Municipal Airport (IATA: FRH, ICAO: KFRH, FAA 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. Also known as French Lick Airport, it serves the French Lick and West Baden, Indiana area.
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).
Facilities and aircraft
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).
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.
- FAA Airport Master Record for FRH ( PDF), effective 2009-05-07.
- French Lick Airport: About FRH
- "French Lick's tiny air terminal to expand". IndyStar.com. 2009-03-10.
- French Lick Airport, official site
- FAA Terminal Procedures for French Lick Municipal Airport (FRH), effective September 18, 2014
- Aerial photo as of 5 April 1998 from USGS The National Map
- Resources for this airport: