Council Bluffs Municipal Airport

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Council Bluffs Municipal Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCouncil Bluffs Airport Authority
ServesCouncil Bluffs, Iowa
Elevation AMSL1,245 ft / 379 m
Coordinates41°15′36″N 095°45′31″W / 41.26000°N 95.75861°W / 41.26000; -95.75861Coordinates: 41°15′36″N 095°45′31″W / 41.26000°N 95.75861°W / 41.26000; -95.75861
CBF is located in Iowa
Location of airport in Iowa/United States
CBF is located in the United States
CBF (the United States)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 5,500 1,676 Concrete
14/32 3,650 1,113 Concrete
Statistics (2012)
Aircraft operations40,050
Based aircraft83

Council Bluffs Municipal Airport (IATA: CBF, ICAO: KCBF, FAA LID: CBF) is a public use airport located four nautical miles (5 mi, 7 km) east of the central business district of Council Bluffs, a city in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States. It is owned by Council Bluffs Airport Authority.[1] This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Flight school and air charter company Advanced Air Inc. operates out of this airport. The airport is also the site of Iowa Western Community College's Aviation Maintenance Technology program, and their Professional Pilot training program.

The airport has many instrument approaches, including an ILS to Runway 36, and a VOR-A approach that are both used regularly for training.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Council Bluffs Municipal Airport covers an area of 656 acres (265 ha) at an elevation of 1,245 feet (379 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways with concrete surfaces: 18/36 is 5,500 by 100 feet (1,676 x 30 m) and 14/32 is 3,650 by 60 feet (1,113 x 18 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending March 22, 2012, the airport had 40,050 aircraft operations, an average of 109 per day: 96% general aviation, 4% air taxi, and <1% military. At that time there were 83 aircraft based at this airport: 63% single-engine, 14.5% multi-engine, 8% jet, and 14.5% helicopter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for CBF (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on 2012-09-27.

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