Fairfield County Airport (Ohio)
|Fairfield County Airport|
|Owner||Fairfield County Commissioners|
|Elevation AMSL||868 ft / 265 m|
Fairfield County Airport (ICAO: KLHQ, FAA LID: LHQ) is a public use airport in Fairfield County, Ohio, United States. It is located three nautical miles (6 km) northwest of the central business district of Lancaster, the county seat. The airport is owned by the Fairfield County Commissioners.
Facilities and aircraft
Fairfield County Airport covers an area of 130 acres (53 ha) at an elevation of 868 feet (265 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 10/28 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,004 by 75 feet (1,525 x 23 m).
For the 12-month period ending May 19, 2009, the airport had 43,066 aircraft operations, an average of 117 per day: 99.8% general aviation and 0.2% military. At that time there were 98 aircraft based at this airport: 85% single-engine, 7% multi-engine, 7% helicopter and 1% ultralight.
Currently there is one Standard Terminal Arrival (GUNNE ONE), an RNAV GPS approach in to runway 10 and 28, a localizer for 28 and a VOR or GPS-A circling approach.
Fairfield Air Ventures was the Fixed-Base Operator which provides fuel, maintenance, flight instruction, charter flights, hangars and tie-downs, Lasergrade testing, WSI aviation weather and car rental.
- FAA Airport Master Record for LHQ ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 11 February 2010.
- Fairfield County Airport, official site
- "Fairfield County Airport, Lancaster, Ohio (IATA: none, ICAO: KLHQ, FAA: LHQ)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 22 March 2010.
- Fairfield Air Ventures, the fixed-base operator (FBO)
- Aerial photo as of 8 April 1994 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for LHQ, effective March 2, 2017
- Resources for this airport: