Sussex County Airport

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Sussex County Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Sussex County Council
Serves Georgetown, Delaware
Elevation AMSL 53 ft / 16 m
Coordinates 38°41′16″N 075°21′30″W / 38.68778°N 75.35833°W / 38.68778; -75.35833Coordinates: 38°41′16″N 075°21′30″W / 38.68778°N 75.35833°W / 38.68778; -75.35833
GED is located in Delaware
Location of airport in Delaware
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 5,000 1,524 Asphalt
10/28 3,109 948 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 26,000
Based aircraft 62

Sussex County Airport (IATA: GED[2]ICAO: KGEDFAA LID: GED) is a public use airport in Sussex County, Delaware, United States.[1] Owned by the Sussex County Council, it is located two nautical miles (4 km) southeast of the central business district of Georgetown.[1] This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Sussex County Airport covers an area of 615 acres (249 ha) at an elevation of 53 feet (16 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways with asphalt surfaces: 4/22 is 5,000 by 150 feet (1,524 x 46 m) and 10/28 is 3,109 by 75 feet (948 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2009, the airport had 26,000 aircraft operations, an average of 71 per day: 97.7% general aviation, 1.9% air taxi, and 0.4% military. At that time there were 62 aircraft based at this airport: 71% single-engine, 15% multi-engine, 10% helicopter, 3% jet, and 2% glider.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for GED (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (GED: Sussex County)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved August 3, 2013. 
  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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