Air Kentucky

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Air Kentucky
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded1970 (1970)
Kentucky, United States
Ceased operations1989 (1989)
AllianceUSAir Express
HeadquartersKentucky, United States

Air Kentucky was a commuter airline based in Owensboro, Kentucky. It was also known for a time as Owensboro Aviation. It began operations in 1974, and joined the Allegheny Commuter system for Allegheny Airlines, and later USAir Express. The airline ended its operations in 1989.

The airline was mentioned in the film The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou; one of the main characters, Ned Plimpton, is a pilot for Air Kentucky, however, in the film Ned mentioned that the airline was based out of Louisville, Kentucky.

Former Destinations Served[edit]

Those airports marked with an asterisk (*) are no longer served by commercial airline service.


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