Huron County Memorial Airport

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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
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] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is categorized as a general aviation airport.[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 aviationaircraft 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. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 3 (PDF, 1.28 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  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. 

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