Rock County Airport

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For the airport in Wisconsin formerly known by this name, see Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport.
Rock County Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Rock County Airport Authority
Serves Bassett, Nebraska
Elevation AMSL 2,349 ft / 716 m
Coordinates 42°34′16″N 099°34′10″W / 42.57111°N 99.56944°W / 42.57111; -99.56944
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 4,699 1,432 Concrete
2/20 2,202 671 Turf
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations 2,000
Based aircraft 4

Rock County Airport (ICAO: KRBEFAA LID: RBE) is a public use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) southwest of the central business district of Bassett, a city in Rock County, Nebraska, United States. It is owned by the Rock County Airport Authority.[1] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is classified as a general aviation airport.[2]

Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned RBE by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA[3] (which assigned RBE to Ratanakiri Airport in Ratanakiri, Cambodia[4]).

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Rock County Airport covers an area of 228 acres (92 ha) at an elevation of 2,349 feet (716 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 13/31 is 4,699 by 75 feet (1,432 x 23 m) with a concrete surface and 2/20 is 2,202 by 120 feet (671 x 37 m) with a turf surface.[1]

For the 12-month period ending August 19, 2008, the airport had 2,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 166 per month. At that time there were 4 aircraft based at this airport: 100% single-engine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for RBE (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 8 April 2010.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 4 (PDF, 1.61 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  3. ^ "Bassett, Nebraska - Rock County Airport (ICAO: KRBE, FAA: RBE)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 16 April 2010. 
  4. ^ "Ratanakiri, Cambodia (IATA: RBE)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 16 April 2010. 

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