Chan Gurney Municipal Airport

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Chan Gurney Municipal Airport
Airport type City of Yankton
Operator Yankton, South Dakota
Location 1,306
Elevation AMSL 398.1 ft / 121 m
Coordinates 42°55′00″N 97°23′09″W / 42.91667°N 97.38583°W / 42.91667; -97.38583Coordinates: 42°55′00″N 97°23′09″W / 42.91667°N 97.38583°W / 42.91667; -97.38583
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1/19 3,380 1,030 Asphalt
13/31 6,095 1,858 Concrete

Chan Gurney Municipal Airport (IATA: YKNICAO: KYKNFAA LID: YKN) is three miles north of Yankton, in Yankton County, South Dakota. It is named for John Chandler "Chan" Gurney, a native of Yankton who was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War I and later became a U.S. Senator. The airport covers 458 acres (185 ha) and has two runways.

United Express once flew Yankton to Minneapolis, Minnesota and Denver, Colorado.[1] North Central began DC-3 flights to Yankton in 1957-58; successor Republic left about 1982 and Yankton dropped out of the OAG in 1989-90.


  1. ^ "Air Fares To Change At Chan Gurney". Press & Dakotan. 1997-10-15. [dead link]

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