Watertown Municipal Airport (Wisconsin)

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Watertown Municipal Airport
Watertown Municipal Airport Hangers 2007.jpg
IATA: noneICAO: KRYVFAA LID: RYV
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Watertown
Serves Watertown, Wisconsin
Elevation AMSL 833 ft / 254 m
Coordinates 43°10′11″N 088°43′24″W / 43.16972°N 88.72333°W / 43.16972; -88.72333
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 4,429 1,350 Asphalt
11/29 2,801 854 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 58,000
Based aircraft 63
Stats for 12 months ending 7/12/2006. Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Watertown Municipal Airport (ICAO: KRYVFAA LID: RYV) is a public use airport located in and owned by the city of Watertown, in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States.[1]

Watertown Municipal Airport was the site of the first Transponder Landing System in the United States.

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned RYV by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Watertown Municipal Airport covers an area of 360 acres (150 ha) at an elevation of 833 feet (254 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways:[1]

  • Runway 5/23: 4,429 x 75 ft. (1,350 x 23 m.), Surface: Asphalt
  • Runway 11/29: 2,801 x 75 ft. (854 x 23 m.), Surface: Asphalt
  • ROCK RIVER (RYV) non-directional beacon, 371 kHz, is located on field.

For the 12-month period ending July 12, 2006, the airport had 58,000 aircraft operations, an average of 158 per day: 89% general aviation, 9% air taxi and 2% military. At that time there were 63 aircraft based at this airport: 78% single-engine, 21% multi-engine and 2% jet.[1]

Aero park[edit]

There is an aero-park, sponsored by the local Marine League, located adjacent to the airport where air operations can be observed.43°10′27″N 88°43′3″W / 43.17417°N 88.71750°W / 43.17417; -88.71750

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for RYV (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-09-25.
  2. ^ Great Circle Mapper: KRYV - Watertown, Wisconsin

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