Ionia County Airport

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Ionia County Airport
IATA: noneICAO: Y70
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Ionia County
Location Ionia, Michigan
Elevation AMSL 818 ft / 249.3 m
Coordinates 42°56′16″N 85°03′38″W / 42.93778°N 85.06056°W / 42.93778; -85.06056Coordinates: 42°56′16″N 85°03′38″W / 42.93778°N 85.06056°W / 42.93778; -85.06056
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 4,300 1,311 Asphalt
7/25 4,290 1,308 Turf

Ionia County Airport (FAA LID: Y70) is a public airport located 3 mi (5 km) south of Ionia, Michigan. Opened in 1937, the airport is currently owned by Ionia County.

The airport has a 4,300 x 75 ft. E-W primary paved runway and a 4,290 x 340 ft. N-S secondary grass runway. The airport is used for general aviation and has no regularly scheduled commercial flights. Glider activity abounds, with glider instruction available on the field.

Fixed Base Operators[edit]

Benz Aviation operates on the field, offering flight instruction, aircraft maintenance, and aerial advertising. Flight instruction consists of a Part 141 flight school as well as glider training.

The School of Missionary Aviation Technology (SMAT) also operates on the field, providing maintenance and flight instruction for aspiring missionary pilot-mechanics.

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