Richmond Municipal Airport

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Richmond Municipal Airport
IATA: RIDICAO: KRIDFAA LID: RID
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Richmond BOAC
Serves Richmond, Indiana
Elevation AMSL 1,140 ft / 347 m
Coordinates 39°45′22″N 084°50′34″W / 39.75611°N 84.84278°W / 39.75611; -84.84278Coordinates: 39°45′22″N 084°50′34″W / 39.75611°N 84.84278°W / 39.75611; -84.84278
Map
RID is located in Indiana
RID
RID
Location of airport in Indiana
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 5,500 1,676 Asphalt
15/33 5,000 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 19,896
Based aircraft 25
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Richmond Municipal Airport (IATA: RID[2]ICAO: KRIDFAA LID: RID) is a public airport six miles southeast of Richmond, in Wayne County, Indiana. It is owned by the Richmond Board of Aviation Commissioners.[1] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 called it a general aviation facility.[3]

The first airline flights at Richmond were TWA DC-3s in late 1947; they left a few years later.

Facilities[edit]

The airport covers 702 acres (284 ha) at an elevation of 1,140 feet (347 m). It has two asphalt runways: 6/24 is 5,500 by 150 feet (1,676 x 46 m) and 15/33 is 5,000 by 100 feet (1,524 x 30 m).[1]

In 2009 the airport had 19,896 aircraft operations, average 54 per day: 97% general aviation, 2% air taxi, and 1% military. 25 aircraft were then based at this airport: 76% single-engine, 16% helicopter, and 8% multi-engine.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for RID (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "Airline and Airport Code Search". International Air Transport Association (IATA). Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  3. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. 

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