Fulton County Airport (Ohio)

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Fulton County Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerFulton County Commissioners
ServesWauseon, Ohio
Elevation AMSL781 ft / 238 m
Coordinates41°36′36″N 084°07′38″W / 41.61000°N 84.12722°W / 41.61000; -84.12722Coordinates: 41°36′36″N 084°07′38″W / 41.61000°N 84.12722°W / 41.61000; -84.12722
USE is located in Ohio
Location of airport in Ohio/United States
USE is located in the United States
USE (the United States)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 3,882 1,183 Asphalt
18/36 2,115 645 Asphalt/Turf
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations21,123
Based aircraft24

Fulton County Airport (ICAO: KUSE, FAA LID: USE) is a public use airport located four nautical miles (5 mi, 7 km) north of the central business district of Wauseon, a city in Fulton County, Ohio, United States. It is owned by the Fulton County Commissioners.[1] This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned USE by the FAA,[1] but has no designation from the IATA.[3][4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

St. Vincent Medical Center's LifeFlight helicopter located at KUSE

Fulton County Airport covers an area of 42 acres (17 ha) at an elevation of 781 feet (238 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 9/27 is 3,882 by 75 feet (1,183 x 23 m) with an asphalt surface and 18/36 is 2,115 by 75 feet (645 x 23 m) with an asphalt and turf surface.[1]

For the 12-month period ending June 21, 2010, the airport had 4,500 aircraft operations, an average of 12 per day: 98.6% general aviation, 1.3% air taxi, and 0.1% military. At that time there were 24 aircraft based at this airport: 83% single-engine, 13% ultralight, and 4% multi-engine.[1]

St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center's Aérospatiale SA 365 Dauphin LifeFlight helicopter is hangared at the airport for medical evacuations.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for USE (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "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. External link in |work= (help)
  3. ^ "Fulton County Airport, Wauseon, Ohio (FAA: USE, ICAO: KUSE, IATA: none)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved November 18, 2012.
  4. ^ "Airline and Airport Code Search". International Air Transport Association (IATA). Retrieved November 18, 2012.
  5. ^ LifeFlight 2 lifeflight.cc Retrieved 29 March 2016

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