Flagler County Airport

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Coordinates: 29°28′03″N 081°12′23″W / 29.46750°N 81.20639°W / 29.46750; -81.20639

Flagler County Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Flagler County
Serves Bunnell, Florida
Elevation AMSL 33 ft / 10 m
Map
FIN is located in Florida
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FIN is located in the US
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Location of airport in Florida / United States
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 5,000 1,524 Asphalt
11/29 4,999 1,524 Asphalt
18W/36W 3,000 914 Water
Helipads
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 36 11 Concrete/Gravel
Statistics (2002)
Aircraft operations 190,010

Flagler County Airport (ICAO: KFINFAA LID: FIN) is a county-owned public-use airport located three miles (5 km) east of the central business district of Bunnell, a city in Flagler County, Florida, United States. The airport's former FAA location identifiers were X47 and XFL.[1] The airfield was originally constructed by the United States Navy during World War II as Naval Outlying Field Bunnell (NOLF Bunnell), an auxiliary airfield for flight training operations originating from nearby Naval Air Station Jacksonville, NAS Daytona Beach and NAS DeLand. Following the end of the war, the airfield was transferred from the Navy to Flagler County for use as a general aviation airport.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) data, the airport ranks as the fourth busiest in Florida, out of 105 General Aviation airports, with 190,000 takeoff and landings per year. This is primarily due to its use as a practice field by students from nearby Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, adjacent to Daytona Beach International Airport.[2] Due to the increase in air traffic, the Flagler County Airport now has an FAA Level 1 Contract Air Traffic Control Tower that operates from 7am - 9pm, 365 days per year.[3]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Flagler County Airport is assigned FIN by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Flagler County Airport covers an area of 1,145 acres (463 ha) which contains two paved runways, one seaplane landing area and one helipad:[1]

  • Runway 6/24: 5,000 x 100 ft (1,524 x 30 m), Surface: Asphalt
  • Runway 11/29: 4,999 x 100 ft (1,524 x 30 m), Surface: Asphalt
  • Runway 18W/36W: 3,000 x 500 ft (914 x 152 m), Surface: Water
  • Helipad H1: 36 x 36 ft (11 x 11 m), Surface: Concrete/Gravel

For the 12-month period ending May 7, 2002, the airport had 190,010 aircraft operations, an average of 520 per day: 99.9% general aviation and <0.1% military.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for XFL (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-10-25
  2. ^ FAA Data Ref. "FAA Data Reference". 
  3. ^ Flagler County Airport. "Tower Operating Hours". 
  4. ^ Great Circle Mapper: KFIN - Bunnell, Florida (Flagler County Airport)

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