List of airports in Kentucky

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This is a list of airports in Kentucky (a U.S. state), grouped by type and sorted by location. It contains all public-use and military airports in the state. Some private-use and former airports may be included where notable, such as airports that were previously public-use, those with commercial enplanements recorded by the FAA or airports assigned an IATA airport code.

Airports[edit]

This list contains the following information:

  • City served – The city generally associated with the airport, as per the airport's master record with the Federal Aviation Administration. This is not always the actual location since some airports are located in smaller towns outside of the city they serve. It is not meant to be a complete list of cities served, which can be found in or added to each airport's Wikipedia article.
  • Airport name – The official airport name. Those shown in bold indicate the airport has scheduled passenger service on commercial airlines.
  • Role – One of four FAA airport categories, as per the 2011–2015 National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) report released October 2010 (which based its commercial service categories on passenger boarding data from 2008; some of these have been updated based on enplanements in 2010):
    • P-s: Commercial service – primary are publicly owned airports that receive scheduled passenger service and have more than 10,000 passenger boardings (enplanements) each year. Each primary airport is sub-classified by the FAA as one of the following four "hub" types (s):
      • L: Large hub that accounts for at least 1% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • M: Medium hub that accounts for between 0.25% and 1% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • S: Small hub that accounts for between 0.05% and 0.25% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • N: Nonhub that accounts for less than 0.05% of total U.S. passenger enplanements, but more than 10,000 annual enplanements.
    • CS: Commercial service – nonprimary are publicly owned airports that receive scheduled passenger service and have at least 2,500 passenger boardings each year.
    • R: Reliever airports are designated by the FAA to relieve congestion at a large commercial service airport and to provide more general aviation access to the overall community.
    • GA: General aviation airports are the largest single group of airports in the U.S. airport system.
  • Enpl. – The number of enplanements (commercial passenger boardings) that occurred at the airport in calendar year 2010, as per FAA records released October 2011.
City served FAA IATA ICAO Airport name Role Enpl.
Commercial service – primary airports
Covington CVG CVG KCVG Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport P-M 3,906,826
Lexington LEX LEX KLEX Blue Grass Airport P-S 539,492
Louisville SDF SDF KSDF Louisville International Airport (Standiford Field) P-M 1,651,037
Owensboro OWB OWB KOWB Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport P-N [nb 1] 16,193
Paducah PAH PAH KPAH Barkley Regional Airport P-N 19,903
Reliever airports
Louisville LOU LOU KLOU Bowman Field R 16
General aviation airports
Ashland DWU KDWU Ashland Regional Airport GA
Bardstown BRY BRY KBRY Samuels Field GA
Bowling Green BWG BWG KBWG Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport GA 409
Cadiz 1M9 Lake Barkley State Park Airport GA
Campbellsville AAS KAAS Taylor County Airport GA 1
Cynthiana 0I8 Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport GA
Danville DVK KDVK Stuart Powell Field GA 20
Elizabethtown EKX EKX KEKX Elizabethtown Regional Airport (Addington Field) GA 4
Falls of Rough 2I3 Rough River State Park Airport GA
Falmouth K62 Gene Snyder Airport GA
Flemingsburg FGX KFGX Fleming-Mason Airport GA 3
Frankfort FFT FFT KFFT Capital City Airport GA 15
Fulton 1M7 Fulton Airport GA
Georgetown 27K Georgetown-Scott County Airport (Marshall Field) GA 7
Gilbertsville M34 Kentucky Dam State Park Airport GA 3
Glasgow GLW GLW KGLW Glasgow Municipal Airport GA
Greenville M21 Muhlenberg County Airport GA
Hardinsburg I93 Breckinridge County Airport GA
Harlan I35 Tucker-Guthrie Memorial Airport GA
Hartford 7K4 Ohio County Airport GA
Hazard K20 Wendell H. Ford Airport GA 4
Henderson EHR KEHR Henderson City-County Airport GA
Hopkinsville HVC KHVC Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport GA 29
Jackson JKL KJKL Julian Carroll Airport GA
Jamestown K24 Russell County Airport GA 3
Leitchfield M20 Grayson County Airport GA
Lewisport KY8 Hancock County Airport (Ron Lewis Field) GA
London LOZ LOZ KLOZ London-Corbin Airport (Magee Field) GA
Madisonville 2I0 Madisonville Municipal Airport GA
Marion 5M9 Marion-Crittenden County Airport GA
Mayfield M25 Mayfield Graves County Airport GA
Middlesboro 1A6 Middlesboro-Bell County Airport GA
Monticello EKQ KEKQ Wayne County Airport GA 2
Morehead M97 Morehead-Rowan County Clyde A. Thomas Regional Airport GA
Mount Sterling IOB KIOB Mount Sterling-Montgomery County Airport GA
Murray CEY CEY KCEY Murray-Calloway County Airport (Kyle-Oakley Field) GA 16
Pikeville PBX PVL KPBX Pike County Airport (Hatcher Field) GA 12
Pine Knot 18I McCreary County Airport GA
Prestonsburg K22 Big Sandy Regional Airport GA 5
Princeton 2M0 Princeton-Caldwell County Airport GA
Richmond I39 Madison County Airport (Madison Airport) GA
Russellville 4M7 Russellville-Logan County Airport GA
Somerset SME SME KSME Lake Cumberland Regional Airport (was Somerset-Pulaski County Airport) GA 11
Springfield 6I2 Lebanon-Springfield Airport GA
Stanton I50 Stanton Airport GA
Sturgis TWT KTWT Sturgis Municipal Airport GA
Tompkinsville TZV KTZV Tompkinsville-Monroe County Airport GA
West Liberty 9I3 West Liberty Airport GA
Williamsburg W38 Williamsburg-Whitley County Airport GA
Other public-use airports (not listed in NPIAS)
Columbia I96 Columbia-Adair County Airport
Dawson Springs 8M7 Tradewater Airport
Liberty I53 Liberty-Casey County Airport
Providence 8M9 Providence-Webster County Airport
Other military airports
Fort Knox FTK FTK KFTK Godman Army Airfield
Hopkinsville HOP HOP KHOP Campbell Army Airfield (Fort Campbell) 24,803
Lexington LSD LSD KLSD Blue Grass Station Army Heliport
Notable private-use airports
Paducah 5KY3 West Kentucky Airpark (formerly public-use, FAA: FIO)
Paintsville 9KY9 Paintsville-Prestonsburg Combs Field
Notable former airports
Albany 44I Dale Hollow Regional Airport (Petro Field) (closed 2006?) [1]
Elizabethtown O19 Hardin County Airport (Ben Floyd Field) (closed 1979) [2]
Elkton 1M6 Standard Field (closed 2006?) [3]
Morehead I32 Morehead-Rowan County Airport (closed 2007) GA
Morganfield Breckenridge Army Airfield / Morganfield Airport (closed 1998) [4]
Olive Hill 2I2 Olive Hill Airport (Sellers' Field) (closed indefinitely, FAA record still active)
Whitesburg BRG Whitesburg Municipal Airport (closed 1990s?) [5]

Footnotes:

  1. ^ Owensboro-Daviess County Regional is listed as general aviation in the 2011–2015 NPIAS (based on enplanements in 2008), but is commercial service – primary based on enplanements in 2010.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA):

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC):

Other sites used as a reference when compiling and updating this list: