Grissom Aeroplex

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Grissom Aeroplex
Grissom Air Reserve Base
Grissom AFB IN - 24 March 1998.jpg
USGS aerial image - 24 March 1998
Airport type Public / Military
Owner Miami County Economic Development Authority
Operator Montgomery Aviation
Location Peru, Indiana
Elevation AMSL 812 ft / 247 m
Coordinates 40°38′53″N 086°09′08″W / 40.64806°N 86.15222°W / 40.64806; -86.15222
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 12,501 3,810 Asphalt

Grissom Aeroplex (IATA: GUSICAO: KGUSFAA LID: GUS) is a public/military airport in Miami and Cass counties, near Peru, Indiana. The airport is also located 11 miles (18 km) north of city of Kokomo. It is the civil redevelopment of the former Grissom Air Force Base, which was realigned as part of the 1991 Base Realignment and Closure Commission process.

Grissom Aeroplex consists of 850+ acres and existing buildings under control of Miami County Economic Development Authority. It opened as a general aviation airport since 1 March 2008 with no commercial airline service scheduled. Montgomery Aviation serves as the fixed-base operator for the civilian airport operations. [2] [3]


Grissom has one runway designated 5/23 with an asphalt surface measuring 12,501 by 200 feet (3,810 x 61 m).[1]


  1. ^ a b FAA Airport Master Record for GUS (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 30 June 2011.
  2. ^ "About Grissom Aeroplex". Miami County Economic Development Authority. 
  3. ^ de la Bastide, Ken (13 February 2008). "Grissom now a general aviation airport: Facility will offer civilian operations effective March 1". Kokomo Tribune. 

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