Ionia County Airport

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Ionia County Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Ionia County
Location Ionia, Michigan
Elevation AMSL 818 ft / 249.3 m
Coordinates 42°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
Map
Y70 is located in Michigan
Y70
Y70
Location of airport in Michigan
Y70 is located in the US
Y70
Y70
Y70 (the US)
Runways
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.

References[edit]

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

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