Columbus Municipal Airport (Nebraska)

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Coordinates: 41°26′53″N 097°20′34″W / 41.44806°N 97.34278°W / 41.44806; -97.34278

Columbus Municipal Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerColumbus Airport Authority
ServesColumbus, Nebraska
Elevation AMSL1,447 ft / 441 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 6,800 2,073 Concrete
2/20 4,135 1,260 Turf
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations15,000

Columbus Municipal Airport (IATA: OLU, ICAO: KOLU, FAA LID: OLU) is a mile (2 km) northeast of Columbus, in Platte County, Nebraska. It is owned by the Columbus Airport Authority;[1] it has 100LL and JetA fuel for sale.

The first airline flights were Mid-West Airlines Cessna 190s in 1950-51. Frontier DC-3s arrived in 1965; its last Convair 580 left in 1979.

Facilities[edit]

The airport covers 602 acres (244 ha), and has two runways: 14/32 is 6,800 x 100 ft (2,073 x 30 m) concrete and 2/20 is 4,135 x 150 ft (1,260 x 46 m) turf. In the year ending August 24, 2007 the airport had 15,000 aircraft operations, average 41 per day: 97% general aviation, 3% air taxi and <1% military.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for OLU (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-10-25

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