Amelia Earhart Airport

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Amelia Earhart Airport
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorCity of Atchison
ServesAtchison, Kansas
Elevation AMSL1,073 ft / 327 m
Coordinates39°34′13″N 95°10′49″W / 39.57028°N 95.18028°W / 39.57028; -95.18028Coordinates: 39°34′13″N 95°10′49″W / 39.57028°N 95.18028°W / 39.57028; -95.18028
Amelia Earhart Airport is located in Kansas
Amelia Earhart Airport
Amelia Earhart Airport
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 3,000 914 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations16,100
Based aircraft25

Amelia Earhart Airport (FAA LID: K59) is a city-owned airport two miles west of Atchison, in Atchison County, Kansas.[1] It is named for Atchison native Amelia Earhart.


Amelia Earhart Airport covers 77 acres (31 ha); its one runway, 16/34, is 3,000 x 48 ft (914 x 14 m) asphalt.[1]

In the year ending March 31, 2006 the airport had 16,100 general aviation aircraft operations, average 44 per day. 25 aircraft were then based at the airport: 92% single-engine and 8% multi-engine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for K59 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-12-20

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