Winslow–Lindbergh Regional Airport
|Winslow–Lindbergh Regional Airport
Winslow Municipal Airport
|USGS aerial photo, 1997|
|IATA: INW – ICAO: KINW – FAA LID: INW
– WMO: 72374
|Owner||City of Winslow|
|Elevation AMSL||4,941 ft / 1,506 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Winslow–Lindbergh Regional Airport (IATA: INW, ICAO: KINW, FAA LID: INW) is a city-owned public airport one mile west of Winslow, in Navajo County, Arizona. The U.S. Forest Service operates a firefighting Air Tanker base here. The airport was served by Frontier Airlines but is not now served by any airline.
The airport was founded in 1929 by Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT). Aviator Charles Lindbergh, who served as head of TAT's Technical Committee, choose Winslow as one of twelve critical refueling stops on the nation's first transcontinental passenger line. For many years it was the only all weather airport between Albuquerque, New Mexico,and Los Angeles, CA. During World War II the airfield was used by the United States Army Air Forces Air Transport Command as a refueling and repair stop for military aircraft. TWA's last scheduled flight to Winslow was in 1953 and Frontier left in 1974–75.
Facilities and aircraft
Winslow–Lindbergh Regional Airport covers 900 acres (360 ha) at an elevation of 4,941 feet (1,506 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt runways: 4/22 is 7,499 by 150 feet (2,286 x 46 m) and 11/29 is 7,100 by 150 feet (2,164 x 46 m).
In the year ending April 18, 2009 the airport had 19,250 aircraft operations, an average of 52 per day: 99% general aviation and 1% military. 11 aircraft were then based at this airport: 64% single-engine, 27% multi-engine and 9% helicopter.
Winslow Airport is served by Wiseman Aviation as a FBO and is regularly visited by Cooper Aerial an aerial photography firm.
- FAA Airport Master Record for INW ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.
- Winslow~Lindberg Regional Airport (INW) at Arizona DOT airport directory
- FAA Terminal Procedures for INW, effective August 21, 2014
- Resources for this airport: