Martin State Airport
|Martin State Airport|
|IATA: MTN – ICAO: KMTN – FAA LID: MTN|
|Owner||Maryland Aviation Administration|
|Elevation AMSL||21 ft / 6 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Martin State Airport (IATA: MTN, ICAO: KMTN, FAA LID: MTN) is a joint civil-military public use airport located nine nautical miles (10 mi, 17 km) east of the central business district of Baltimore, in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. The facility is located near the town of Middle River, Maryland on Maryland State Highway 150 (Eastern Boulevard), near the intersection of Maryland State Highway 700 (Martin Boulevard). The Maryland Aviation Administration operates the Airport on behalf of the Maryland Department of Transportation. MTN is a general aviation relief airport.
This was the former plant airport for the Glenn L. Martin Company which produced a large number of military aircraft at this location between the 1920s and 1960s. The Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum and old seaplane ramps are located at the southeast corner of the airport.
The Maryland Air National Guard's 175th Wing is a tenant activity at MTN with locally-based A-10C and C-130J aircraft. The Air National Guard facility is located on the northwest side of the field and is officially named Warfield Air National Guard Base.
Facilities and aircraft
Martin State Airport covers an area of 747 acres (302 ha) at an elevation of 21 feet (6 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 15/33 which is 6,996 by 180 feet (2,132 x 55 m). It also had one helipad with a 65 by 65 ft (20 x 20 m) concrete surface.
For the 12-month period ending October 6, 2010, the airport had 69,193 aircraft operations, an average of 189 per day: 91% general aviation, 6% military, and 3% air taxi. At that time there were 218 aircraft based at this airport: 64% single-engine, 14% multi-engine, 6% jet, 5% helicopter and 11% military.
- Martin State Airport
- Glenn L. Martin Composite Squadron
- Martin Airport on Google Street View
- Aerial photo as of 8 April 1994 from USGS The National Map
- (PDF), effective December 12, 2013
- FAA Terminal Procedures for MTN, effective December 12, 2013
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