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
Crystal Airport 05042012.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner Metropolitan Airports Commission
Serves Minneapolis, Minnesota
Location Crystal, Minnesota
Elevation AMSL 869 ft / 265 m
MIC is located in Minnesota
MIC is located in the US
Location of airport in Minnesota / United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14L/32R 3,268 995 Asphalt
14R/32L 3,267 995 Asphalt
6L/24R 2,500 762 Asphalt
6R/24L 2,123 647 Turf
Aircraft operations (2014) 42,351
Based aircraft (2017) 177

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: 3,268 x 75 ft (995 x 23 m), Surface: Asphalt
  • Runway 14R/32L: 3,267 x 75 ft (995 x 23 m), Surface: Asphalt
  • Runway 6L/24R: 2,500 x 75 ft (762 x 23 m), Surface: Asphalt
  • Runway 6R/24L: 2,123 x 150 ft (647 x 46 m), Surface: Turf

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2014, the airport had 42,351 aircraft operations, an average of 116 per day: 1% air taxi and 99% general aviation. In January 2017, there were 177 aircraft based at this airport: 159 single-engine, 11 multi-engine and 7 helicopter.[2]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for MIC (Form 5010 PDF), effective Jan 5, 2017.
  2. ^ "FAA ATADS". Retrieved 2014-03-11. 

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