Abilene Municipal Airport

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Coordinates: 38°54′15″N 097°14′09″W / 38.90417°N 97.23583°W / 38.90417; -97.23583

Abilene Municipal Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Abilene
ServesAbilene, Kansas
Elevation AMSL1,152 ft / 351 m
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 4,100 1,250 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations35,800
Based aircraft21

Abilene Municipal Airport (FAA LID: K78) is a city-owned airport a mile southwest of Abilene, in Dickinson County, Kansas.[1]


Abilene Municipal Airport covers 195 acres (79 ha) and has one asphalt runway, 17/35, 4,100 x 75 ft (1,250 x 23 m). In the year ending September 12, 2007 the airport had 35,800 aircraft operations, average 98 per day: 98% general aviation, 1% air taxi and 1% military. 21 aircraft are based at the airport: 95% single-engine and 5% multi-engine.[1]

The Kansas State University Parachute Club has operated at the airport most weekends since 2012, offering both tandem skydives and solo skydive training.[2]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for K78 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-12-20
  2. ^ Dice, Kevin. "About | Skydive K-State". skydivekstate.com. Retrieved 2017-04-21.

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