Iowa City Municipal Airport
|Iowa City Municipal Airport|
|Owner||City of Iowa City|
|Serves||Iowa City, Iowa|
|Elevation AMSL||683 ft / 208 m|
Iowa City Municipal Airport (IATA: IOW, ICAO: KIOW, FAA LID: IOW), is a public use airport located 2 miles (3.2 km) southwest of the central business district of Iowa City, a city, in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. It is the oldest civil airport west of the Mississippi River still in its original location.
Facilities and aircraft
Iowa City Municipal Airport covers an area of 450 acres (180 ha) at an elevation of 683 feet (208 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 7/25 is 5,002 by 100 feet (1,525 x 30 m) with a concrete surface; 12/30 is 3,900 by 75 feet (1,189 x 23 m), with a concrete surface. The airport has approved GPS and VOR Instrument approaches.
For the 12-month period ending September 14, 2016, the airport had 19,287 aircraft operations, an average of 53 per day: 87% general aviation, 11% air taxi, and 1% military. In December 2017, there were 73 aircraft based at this airport: 61 single-engine, 3 multi-engine, 7 jet, 1 helicopter, and 1 glider.
There is an airport terminal building, an aircraft maintenance shop, two corporate hangar buildings, a multi-plane hangar with attached office area, and five buildings with 60 individual hangars (T-hangars).
- FAA Airport Master Record for IOW ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective December 7, 2017.
- "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). FAA.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. p. 29. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
- Airport page from City of Iowa City
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