Delaware County Regional Airport

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Delaware County Regional Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerDelaware County Airport Authority
ServesMuncie, Indiana
Elevation AMSL937 ft / 286 m
Coordinates40°14′33″N 085°23′45″W / 40.24250°N 85.39583°W / 40.24250; -85.39583Coordinates: 40°14′33″N 085°23′45″W / 40.24250°N 85.39583°W / 40.24250; -85.39583
Map
MIE is located in Indiana
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Location of airport in Indiana/United States
MIE is located in the United States
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MIE (the United States)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 6,500 1,981 Asphalt
2/20 5,198 1,584 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations23,644
Based aircraft22

Delaware County Regional Airport[1][2] (IATA: MIE[3], ICAO: KMIE, FAA LID: MIE) is in Delaware County, Indiana[1] three miles northwest of Muncie.[1] Owned by the Delaware County Airport Authority,[1] it was formerly Delaware County Airport and Johnson Field.[4] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility.

Facilities[edit]

The airport covers 963 acres (390 ha) at an elevation of 937 feet (286 m). It has two asphalt runways: 14/32 is 6,500 by 150 feet (1,981 x 46 m) and 2/20 is 5,198 by 100 feet (1,584 x 30 m).[1]

In 2010 the airport had 23,644 aircraft operations, average 64 per day: 95% general aviation, 3% military, 2% air taxi, and 0% airline. It was home base to 22 aircraft: 86.5% single-engine, 4.5% multi-engine, 4.5% jet, and 4.5% helicopter.[1]

Scheduled airlines[edit]

Airline flights started in 1958—Lake Central DC-3s. In 1981 Allegheny Commuter flew to Chicago-O'Hare and Indianapolis.[5][6] By 1985 flights to Chicago were on Britt Airways[7] and Indianapolis flights had ended. Great Lakes Airlines operated flights to and from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport in the 1990s.

Businesses[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g FAA Airport Master Record for MIE (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "Delaware County Regional Airport" (PDF). Small Community Air Service Development Program. August 2010.
  3. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (MIE: Delaware County)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved August 8, 2013.
  4. ^ "KMIE – Delaware County Airport (Johnson Field)". FAA data republished by AirNav. Effective February 11, 2010. Archived from the original on April 7, 2010. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. ^ Airlines and Aircraft Serving Chicago O'Hare Effective April 1, 1981, Departed Flights, Retrieved 2014-08-29
  6. ^ Airlines and Aircraft Serving Indianapolis Effective April 1, 1981, Departed Flights, Retrieved 2014-08-29
  7. ^ Airlines and Aircraft Serving Chicago O'Hare Effective February 15, 1985, Departed Flights, Retrieved 2014-08-29
  8. ^ "Muncie Aviation Company". Official site. Retrieved August 8, 2013.

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