Denison Municipal Airport

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Denison Municipal Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Denison
ServesDenison, Iowa
Elevation AMSL1,274 ft / 388 m
Coordinates41°59′12″N 095°22′50″W / 41.98667°N 95.38056°W / 41.98667; -95.38056Coordinates: 41°59′12″N 095°22′50″W / 41.98667°N 95.38056°W / 41.98667; -95.38056
DNS is located in Iowa
Location of airport in Iowa / United States
DNS is located in the United States
DNS (the United States)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 5,000 1,524 Concrete
18/36 2,019 615 Turf
6/24 1,790 546 Turf
Statistics (2012)
Aircraft operations6,309
Based aircraft11

Denison Municipal Airport (IATA: DNS[2], ICAO: KDNS, FAA LID: DNS) is a city-owned, public-use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) southwest of the central business district of Denison, a city in Crawford County, Iowa, United States.[1] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Denison Municipal Airport covers an area of 205 acres (83 ha) at an elevation of 1,274 feet (388 m) above mean sea level. It has one concrete paved runway designated 12/30 which is 5,000 by 75 feet (1,524 x 23 m) and two turf runways: 18/36 is 2,019 by 105 feet (615 x 32 m) and 6/24 is 1,790 by 178 feet (546 x 54 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending May 30, 2012, the airport had 6,309 aircraft operations, an average of 17 per day: 97% general aviation, 3% air taxi, and <1% military. At that time there were 11 aircraft based at this airport: 82% single-engine and 18% multi-engine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for DNS (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (DNS: Denison Municipal)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  3. ^ "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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