Waukesha County Airport

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Coordinates: 43°02′28″N 088°14′13″W / 43.04111°N 88.23694°W / 43.04111; -88.23694

Waukesha County Airport
Crites Field
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator Waukesha County
Location Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Elevation AMSL 911 ft / 278 m
Website www.CritesField.com
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 5,848 1,782 Concrete
18/36 3,598 1,097 Asphalt
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 91,024
Based aircraft 256
Sources: FAA[1] and airport website[2]

Waukesha County Airport (IATA: UESICAO: KUESFAA LID: UES), also known as Crites Field, is a public-use airport located two miles (3 km) north of the central business district of Waukesha, a city in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States.[1] It is owned and operated by Waukesha County.[2]

Flight for Life-Wisconsin announced in October 2007 that it will move its operations to this airport in the summer of 2008.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Waukesha County Airport covers an area of 543 acres (220 ha) which contains two runways: 10/28 with a concrete pavement measuring 5,848 x 100 ft (1,782 x 30 m) and 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,598 x 75 ft (1,097 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 91,024 aircraft operations, an average of 249 per day: 98% general aviation, 2% air taxi and <1% military. There are 256 aircraft based at this airport: 82% single-engine, 12% multi-engine, 6% jet and <1% glider.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for UES (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-10-25
  2. ^ a b Waukesha County Airport / Crites Field, official website
  3. ^ "Flight for Life moves to Waukesha". The Business Journal of Milwaukee. October 11, 2007. 

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