Capital City Airport (Kentucky)

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Capital City Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCommonwealth of Kentucky
ServesFrankfort, Kentucky
Elevation AMSL806 ft / 246 m
Coordinates38°10′55″N 084°54′22″W / 38.18194°N 84.90611°W / 38.18194; -84.90611
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7/25 5,900 1,798 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations34,200
Based aircraft71

Capital City Airport (IATA: FFT, ICAO: KFFT, FAA LID: FFT) is a public use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) southwest of the central business district of Frankfort, a city in Franklin County, Kentucky, United States. This airport is owned by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.[1] It is used entirely for general aviation and military aviation.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Capital City Airport covers an area of 375 acres (152 ha) at an elevation of 806 feet (246 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 7/25 which measures 5,900 by 100 feet (1,798 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending March 8, 2007, the airport had 34,200 aircraft operations, an average of 93 per day: 88% general aviation, 9% air taxi and 3% military. At that time there were 71 aircraft based at this airport: 75% single-engine, 14% multi-engine and 11% helicopter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for FFT (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.

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