Lake Elmo Airport

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Lake Elmo Airport
Lake Elmo Airport - Minnesota.jpg
2006 USGS Orthophoto
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: 21D
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Metropolitan Airports Commission
Location Baytown Township, Washington County, near Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Elevation AMSL 932 ft / 284.1 m
Coordinates 44°59′51″N 92°51′20″W / 44.99750°N 92.85556°W / 44.99750; -92.85556Coordinates: 44°59′51″N 92°51′20″W / 44.99750°N 92.85556°W / 44.99750; -92.85556
Map
21D is located in Minnesota
21D
21D
Location of Lake Elmo Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 2,850 869 Asphalt
4/22 2,497 761 Asphalt
Statistics (Year ending 7-30-10)
Operations 74,227
Based Aircraft 183
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Lake Elmo Airport (FAA LID: 21D) is a public airport located just outside the city of Lake Elmo in Washington County, Minnesota, about 12 miles[2] east of the central business district (CBD) of St. Paul. The airport covers 640 acres (259 ha) and has two runways. There are 74,227 takeoffs and landings annually and 183 aircraft are based at the facility. It is also home to a Civil Air Patrol squadron.[2]

History[edit]

During World War II the airfield was used by the United States Army Air Forces

Superfund Site[edit]

The Lake Elmo Airport is connected to the contamination at the Baytown Township Ground Water Plume Superfund site.[citation needed] The site is listed due to trichloroethylene contamination of a groundwater aquifer used for local drinking water supplies.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.gcr1.com/5010web/airport.cfm?Site=21D&AptSecNum=0
  2. ^ a b MSP Reliever Airports: Lake Elmo Airport

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