Alexandria Municipal Airport

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Alexandria Municipal Airport
Chandler Field
Airport type Public
Owner City of Alexandria
Serves Alexandria, Minnesota
Elevation AMSL 1,425 ft / 434 m
Coordinates 45°51′59″N 095°23′41″W / 45.86639°N 95.39472°W / 45.86639; -95.39472
AXN is located in Minnesota
AXN is located in the US
Location of airport in Minnesota / United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 5,099 1,554 Asphalt
4/22 4,098 1,249 Asphalt
Aircraft operations (2014) 25,500
Based aircraft (2016) 50

Alexandria Municipal Airport[1][3] (IATA: AXNICAO: KAXNFAA LID: AXN), also known as Chandler Field, is a city owned public use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) southwest of the central business district of Alexandria, a city in Douglas County, Minnesota, United States.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

The airport covers an area of 640 acres (260 ha) at an elevation of 1,425 feet (434 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 13/31 is 5,099 by 100 feet (1,554 x 30 m) and 4/22 is 4,098 by 75 feet (1,249 x 23 m).[2]

For the 12-month period ending August 31, 2014, the airport had 25,500 aircraft operations, an average of 70 per day: 90% general aviation, 9% air taxi and 1% military. In September 2016, there were 50 aircraft based at this airport: 45 single-engine, 3 multi-engine, 1 jet and 1 ultralight.[2]


Airport Operations[edit]

Several operations and/or businesses at the airport include the following:


  1. ^ a b "Alexandria Municipal Airport (Chandler Field)" (PDF). Airport Directory. Minnesota Department of Transportation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-12-07. Retrieved 2008-08-08. 
  2. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for AXN (Form 5010 PDF), effective Sep 15, 2016.
  3. ^ Alexandria Aviation, Inc., the fixed-base operator

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