Lake Placid Airport
|Lake Placid Airport|
|Owner||North Elba Park District|
|Serves||Lake Placid, New York|
|Elevation AMSL||1,747 ft / 532 m|
Lake Placid Airport (IATA: LKP, ICAO: KLKP, FAA LID: LKP) is a public use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) southeast of the central business district of Lake Placid, a village in the Town of North Elba, Essex County, New York, United States. It is owned by the North Elba Park District.
This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, which categorized it as a general aviation facility. Currently, there is no scheduled air service to this airport, although charter operations are available at the airport.
Facilities and aircraft
Lake Placid Airport covers an area of 35 acres (14 ha) at an elevation of 1,747 feet (532 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 14/32 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,200 by 60 feet (1,280 x 18 m).
For the 12-month period ending October 8, 2007, the airport had 20,000 aircraft operations, an average of 54 per day: 85% general aviation, 14.5% air taxi, and 0.5% military. At that time there were 7 aircraft based at this airport: 4 single-engine, 2 multi-engine and 1 glider.
- FAA Airport Master Record for LKP ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
- National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 4 (PDF, 1.61 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
- PDF airport diagram from New York State DOT
- Adirondack Flying Service / Lake Placid Airport
- Aerial image as of May 1995 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for LKP, effective January 8, 2015
- Resources for this airport: