Nebraska City Municipal Airport

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Coordinates: 40°36′20″N 095°52′04″W / 40.60556°N 95.86778°W / 40.60556; -95.86778

Nebraska City Municipal Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Nebraska City Airport Authority
Serves Nebraska City, Nebraska
Elevation AMSL 1,165 ft / 355 m
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 4,500 1,372 Concrete
5/23 2,550 777 Turf
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 5,300
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Nebraska City Municipal Airport (ICAO: KAFKFAA LID: AFK) is a public airport located four miles (6 km) south of the central business district of Nebraska City, in Otoe County, Nebraska, United States. It is owned by the Nebraska City Airport Authority.[1]

The airport was constructed as a replacement for Grundman Field and opened in 1994. Located inside the city limits Grundman Field could not lengthen the runway to accommodate business jets. In 1974 when then Mayor A. O. Gigstard created the airport authority to build Nebraska City Municipal the voters had him recalled and removed from office. He returned as mayor in 1980 as a write-in candidate. Later the new airport was approved by the voters as a bond measure.[2]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Nebraska City Municipal is assigned AFK by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Nebraska City Municipal Airport covers an area of 215 acres (87 ha) which contains two runways: 15/33 with a concrete pavement measuring 4,500 x 75 ft (1,372 x 23 m) and 5/23 with a turf surface measuring 2,550 x 150 ft (777 x 46 m). For the 12-month period ending July 7, 2005, the airport had 5,300 aircraft operations, an average of 14 per day: 93% general aviation and 7% military.[1]


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