Ionia County Airport

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Ionia County Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerIonia County
LocationIonia, Michigan
Elevation AMSL818 ft / 249.3 m
Coordinates42°56′16″N 85°03′38″W / 42.93778°N 85.06056°W / 42.93778; -85.06056Coordinates: 42°56′16″N 85°03′38″W / 42.93778°N 85.06056°W / 42.93778; -85.06056
Y70 is located in Michigan
Location of airport in Michigan
Y70 is located in the United States
Y70 (the United States)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 4,300 1,311 Asphalt
7/25 4,290 1,308 Turf

Ionia County Airport (FAA LID: Y70) is a public airport located 3 mi (5 km) south of Ionia, Michigan. Opened in 1937, the airport is currently owned by Ionia County. 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.[1]

The airport has a 4,300 x 75 ft. E-W primary paved runway and a 4,290 x 340 ft. N-S secondary grass runway. Glider activity abounds, with glider instruction available on the field.

Fixed-Base Operators[edit]

Benz Aviation operates on the field, offering flight instruction, aircraft maintenance, and aerial advertising. Flight instruction consists of a Part 141 flight school as well as glider training.

The School of Missionary Aviation Technology (SMAT) also operates on the field, providing maintenance and flight instruction for aspiring missionary pilot-mechanics.


  1. ^ "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 25 November 2016.

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