Wausau Downtown Airport

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Coordinates: 44°55′34″N 089°37′36″W / 44.92611°N 89.62667°W / 44.92611; -89.62667

Wausau Downtown Airport
IATA: AUWICAO: KAUWFAA LID: AUW
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Wausau
Serves Wausau, Wisconsin
Elevation AMSL 1,201 ft / 366 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 5,200 1,585 Asphalt
4/22 3,078 938 Asphalt
12W/30W 8,000 2,438 Water
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 45,000
Based aircraft 64
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Wausau Downtown Airport (IATA: AUWICAO: KAUWFAA LID: AUW) is a city-owned public-use airport located in Wausau, a city in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States.[1] The airport serves private aircraft and charter flights.

History[edit]

The Wausau airport was founded in 1927, and carried commercial flights until 1969, when the Central Wisconsin Airport began operations.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Wausau Downtown Airport covers an area of 294 acres (119 ha) which contains two asphalt paved runways: 12/30 measuring 5,200 x 100 ft. (1,585 x 30 m) and 4/22 measuring 3,078 x 100 ft. (938 x 30 m). It also has a seaplane landing area designated 12W/30W which measures 8,000 x 300 ft. (2,438 x 91 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending August 16, 2006, the airport had 45,000 aircraft operations, an average of 123 per day: 94% general aviation, 6% air taxi and <1% military. There are 64 aircraft based at this airport: 86% single-engine, 6% multi-engine, 6% ultralight and 2% glider.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for AUW (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-12-20

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