Huron County Memorial Airport

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Huron County Memorial Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Huron County Road Commission
Serves Bad Axe, Michigan
Elevation AMSL 763 ft / 233 m
Coordinates 43°46′49″N 082°59′08″W / 43.78028°N 82.98556°W / 43.78028; -82.98556
BAX is located in Michigan
BAX is located in the US
Location of airport in Michigan/United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 3,495 1,065 Asphalt
17/35 5,009 1,527 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations 10,000
Based aircraft 20

Huron County Memorial Airport (ICAO: KBAXFAA LID: BAX) is a county-owned, public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) south of the central business district of Bad Axe, a city in Huron County, Michigan, United States.[1] It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, in which it is categorized as a local general aviation facility.[2]

Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned BAX by the FAA and no designation from the IATA[3] (which assigned BAX to Barnaul Airport in Barnaul, Altai Krai, Russia[4]).

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Huron County Memorial Airport covers an area of 386 acres (156 ha) at an elevation of 763 feet (233 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 17/35 is 5,009 by 75 feet (1,527 x 23 m) and 4/22 is 3,495 by 75 feet (1,065 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2008, the airport had 10,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 27 per day. At that time there were 20 aircraft based at this airport: 85% single-engine, 10% multi-engine and 5% jet.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for BAX (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 8 April 2010.
  2. ^ "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 25 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Bad Axe, Michigan - Huron County Memorial Airport (ICAO: KBAX, FAA: BAX)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Barnaul, Altay, Russia (IATA: BAX, ICAO: UNBB)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 

External links[edit]