Forest City Municipal Airport

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Forest City Municipal Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Forest City
ServesForest City, Iowa
Elevation AMSL1,229 ft / 375 m
Coordinates43°14′05″N 93°37′27″W / 43.23472°N 93.62417°W / 43.23472; -93.62417Coordinates: 43°14′05″N 93°37′27″W / 43.23472°N 93.62417°W / 43.23472; -93.62417
WebsiteForest City Airport
FXY is located in Iowa
Location of airport in Iowa / United States
FXY is located in the United States
FXY (the United States)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 5,796 1,767 Asphalt
9/27 2,708 825 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations5,950
Based aircraft18

Forest City Municipal Airport (IATA: FXY, ICAO: KFXY, FAA LID: FXY) is a public use airport in Hancock County, Iowa, United States. It is located two nautical miles (4 km) south of the central business district of Forest City, a city in Hancock County and Winnebago County. The airport is owned by the City of Forest City.[1] It serves general aviation for Forest City and the surrounding area. Winnebago Industries operates an IAI Astra for company use with the 5800 runway. There is no scheduled air service.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Forest City Municipal Airport covers an area of 250 acres (100 ha) at an elevation of 1,229 feet (375 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 15/33 is 5,796 by 100 feet (1,767 x 30 m) and 9/27 is 2,708 by 60 feet (825 x 18 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending September 18, 2008, the airport had 5,950 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 16 per day. At that time there were 18 aircraft based at this airport: 78% single-engine, 6% multi-engine, 6% jet, 11% ultralight.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for FXY (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.

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