Roscommon County – Blodgett Memorial Airport

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Coordinates: 44°21′35″N 084°40′16″W / 44.35972°N 84.67111°W / 44.35972; -84.67111

Roscommon County - Blodgett Memorial Airport
IATA: HTLICAO: KHTLFAA LID: HTL
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Roscommon County
Serves Houghton Lake, Michigan
Elevation AMSL 1,150 ft / 351 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 4,000 1,219 Asphalt
18/36 2,200 671 Turf
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 10,463
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Roscommon County – Blodgett Memorial Airport (IATA: HTLICAO: KHTLFAA LID: HTL) is a county-owned public-use airport located five miles (8 km) northeast of the central business district of Houghton Lake, an unincorporated community in Roscommon County, Michigan, United States.[1]

It was known as Roscommon County Airport until 2005, when it was named to honor Terry Blodgett, the airport's manager from 1987 until his death in 2004, and his father Francis Blodgett, airport manager from 1959 to 1981.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Roscommon County – Blodgett Memorial Airport covers an area of 419 acres (170 ha) which contains two runways: 9/27 with a 4,000 x 75 ft (1,219 x 23 m) asphalt pavement and 18/36 with a 2,200 x 100 ft (671 x 30 m) turf surface. For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2006, the airport had 10,463 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 28 per day.[1] The airport is staffed daily from 8:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. It is accessible by road from County Road 100, and is close to M-18, M-157, and U.S. Highway 127.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for HTL (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-12-20
  2. ^ "‘Blodgett Memorial’ to be new name for airport". The Houghton Lake Resorter. 2005-07-25. 

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