Crystal Airport (Minnesota)

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Coordinates: 45°03′43″N 093°21′14″W / 45.06194°N 93.35389°W / 45.06194; -93.35389

Crystal Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Metropolitan Airports Commission
Serves Minneapolis, Minnesota
Location Crystal, Minnesota
Elevation AMSL 869 ft / 265 m
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14L/32R 3,263 995 Asphalt
14R/32L 3,266 995 Asphalt
6L/24R 2,499 762 Asphalt
6R/24L 2,122 647 Turf
Statistics (Year ending 4-30-11)
Aircraft operations 187,859
Based aircraft 192

Crystal Airport (IATA: MICICAO: KMICFAA LID: MIC) is a public airport named after the city of Crystal in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. Most of the airport is in the city of Crystal. Portions north of 62nd Avenue are in Brooklyn Park, and the north east corner of the airport is in Brooklyn Center. It is eight miles (13 km) northwest of the central business district of Minneapolis and is owned by the Metropolitan Airports Commission.[1]

The airport opened in 1946 as a privately owned public use airport. In 1948 the Metropolitan Airports Commission purchased the airport. Additional land purchases were made in 1951 and 1954.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Crystal Airport covers an area of 436 acres (176 ha) which contains four runways:[1]

  • Runway 14L/32R: 3,263 x 75 ft (995 x 23 m), Surface: Asphalt
  • Runway 14R/32L: 3,266 x 75 ft (995 x 23 m), Surface: Asphalt
  • Runway 6L/24R: 2,499 x 75 ft (762 x 23 m), Surface: Asphalt
  • Runway 6R/24L: 2,122 x 202 ft (647 x 62 m), Surface: Turf

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2013, the airport had 42,308 aircraft operations, an average of 116 per day.[2]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for MIC (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-07-05
  2. ^ "FAA ATADS". Retrieved 2014-03-11. 

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