Bellefontaine Regional Airport

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Bellefontaine Regional Airport
Bellefontaine Airport.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Bellefontaine
Location Bellefontaine, Ohio
Elevation AMSL 1,123 ft / 342 m
Coordinates 40°22′20″N 083°49′08″W / 40.37222°N 83.81889°W / 40.37222; -83.81889
Map
EDJ is located in Ohio
EDJ
EDJ
EDJ is located in the US
EDJ
EDJ
Location of airport in Ohio/United States
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7/25 5,000 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 8,325
Based aircraft 31

Bellefontaine Regional Airport (ICAO: KEDJFAA LID: EDJ) is three miles west of Bellefontaine, in Logan County, Ohio. It is a general aviation airport operated by Midwest Corporate Air under the auspices of the City of Bellefontaine and is accessible from State Route 47.

Most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Bellefontaine Regional Airport is EDJ to the FAA and has no IATA code.[2]

The airport replaced an earlier airport, Bellefontaine Municipal Airport, four miles (6 km) northeast of the current airport (to the north of the city, near U.S. Route 68). According to the AOPA, Bellefontaine Regional was, at its opening in 2002, only the second new airport to open in Ohio in the last 30 years.[3]

For the last several years, Bellefontaine Regional has hosted an annual "Airfest" in late summer. The most recent of these airshows took place on July 3, 2010.

Facilities[edit]

The airport covers 300 acres (120 ha) and has one asphalt runway (7/25) 4,999 x 100 ft (1,524 x 30 m) long.[1]

The airport has fuel available. Planes can use tiedowns or hangars for parking.

In the year ending April 24, 2007 the airport had 8,325 aircraft operations, average 22 per day: 89% general aviation (7,425) and 11% air taxi (900). 31 aircraft are based at the airport: 87% single-engine, 10% multi-engine and 3% helicopter.[1]

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