London-Corbin Airport

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London-Corbin Airport
Magee Field
London-Corbin Airport terminal and restaurant.JPG
Terminal and restaurant
IATA: LOZICAO: KLOZFAA LID: LOZ
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Cities of London & Corbin
Serves London, Kentucky
Elevation AMSL 1,212 ft / 369 m
Coordinates 37°05′13″N 084°04′39″W / 37.08694°N 84.07750°W / 37.08694; -84.07750
Website london-corbinairport.com
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 5,750 1,753 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 13,063
Based aircraft 73

London-Corbin Airport (IATA: LOZICAO: KLOZFAA LID: LOZ), also known as Magee Field, is a general aviation airport located in Laurel County, Kentucky, three nautical miles (6 km) south of the central business district of London[1] and about 12 miles north of Corbin. The airport is operated by both cities.[1] It is not currently served by scheduled airline service, though service was once available on US Airways Express dba Air Kentucky and Tennessee Airways. Prior to the passage of the Airline Deregulation Act, the airport was served by Piedmont Airlines (1948-1989) turboprops, including the Fairchild Hiller FH-227 and the NAMC YS-11.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

London-Corbin Airport covers an area of 186 acres (75 ha) at an elevation of 1,212 feet (369 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 6/24 which measures 5,750 by 150 feet (1,753 x 46 m).[1]

Fuel tanks near runway

For the 12-month period ending January 10, 2006, the airport had 13,063 aircraft operations, an average of 35 per day: 53% general aviation, 31% military and 17% air taxi. At that time there were 73 aircraft based at this airport: 78% single-engine, 7% multi-engine, 3% jet, 10% helicopter, 1% glider, 1% ultralight.[1]


The London Composite Squadron of the Kentucky Wing Civil Air Patrol is based here. It is one of the oldest Civil Air Patrol Units in the United States.

The Kentucky National Guard constructed a readiness facility on the field in 2009 and was dedicated by Adjutant General Don Storm at opening.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for LOZ (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.

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