Kent State University Airport
|Kent State University Airport|
|IATA: none – ICAO: none – FAA LID: 1G3|
|Owner||Kent State University|
|Elevation AMSL||1,150 ft / 351 m|
|Sources: FAA, airport website|
Kent State University Airport (FAA LID: 1G3) is a public airport in Stow, Ohio, United States owned by Kent State University. The airport is located along State Route 59 (Kent Road) approximately three miles (5 km) west of the central business district of Kent.
Besides being a public airport, the Kent State University Airport is used by the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology for its in-house Aeronautics program which provides flight training and other professional aeronautical training including Air Traffic Control and Airport Management studies to enrolled Kent State University students. The airport also operates a Flight Clinic for the general public who are interested in attaining private pilot instruction. Kent State has a leading Pilot Training Bridge Program with United Express designed to help highly skilled and qualified students migrate as a pilot into the airline industry.
Facilities and aircraft
- Runway 1/19: 4,000 x 60 ft (1,219 x 18 m), Surface: Asphalt
- Runway 5/23: 2,400 x 165 ft (732 x 50 m), Surface: Turf (Closed) 
- Runway 9/27: 1,170 x 55 ft (357 x 17 m), Surface: Turf (Closed) 
For the 12-month period ending November 8, 2005, the airport had 72,500 aircraft operations, an average of 198 per day: 97% general aviation, 2% air taxi and <1% military. There are 50 aircraft based at this airport: 96% single-engine and 4% multi-engine.
- Resources for this airport:
- Photos and Events at KSU Airport
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