Griffing Sandusky Airport
|Griffing Sandusky Airport|
|Owner||Griffing-Sandusky Airport, Inc.|
|Elevation AMSL||580 ft / 177 m|
Griffing Sandusky Airport (IATA:
SKY, ICAO: KSKY, FAA LID: SKY) was a public airport in Erie County, Ohio, next to Sandusky Bay three miles southeast of Sandusky. The airport permanently closed on December 31, 2013 and the FAA A/FD and VFR sectional charts no longer show the airport as open or operational. Instrument approach procedures are no longer available from the FAA's website. All hangars and the entrance were demolished in April, 2016. The Sandusky Register confirmed that the city announced that a sports park will replace the airport and will open in spring 2017 called the Cedar Point Sports Center.
Facilities and aircraft
The airport covered 133 acres (54 ha) at an elevation of 580 feet (177 m) above mean sea level. It had two asphalt runways: 18/36, 2,593 by 40 feet (790 x 12 m) and 9/27, 3,559 by 60 feet (1,085 x 18 m).
In the year ending May 6, 2008 the airport had 112,100 operations, average 307 per day: 58% general aviation, 40% air taxi and 1% military. 44 aircraft were then based at this airport: 79.5% single-engine and 20.5% multi-engine.
Airlines and destinations
- FAA Airport Master Record for SKY ( PDF), effective 2009-08-27.
- KSKY Griffing Sandusky Airport (Attempted access 5 May 2016 - page removed)
- Multimillion-dollar sports complex coming to Erie County (Accessed 5 May, 2016)
- Aerial photo as of 10 October 2000 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for SKY, effective June 22, 2017
- Resources for this airport: