Johnson County Executive Airport
|Johnson County Executive Airport|
|Operator||Johnson County Airport Commission|
|Elevation AMSL||1,096 ft / 334.1 m|
Johnson County Executive Airport (IATA: OJC, ICAO: KOJC, FAA LID: OJC) is a public airport located four miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district (CBD) of Olathe, a city in Johnson County, Kansas, USA. Measured by number of aircraft operations, the facility was the third-busiest airport in the state of Kansas in 2011. The airport is on the FAA's list of airports where the control tower could be closed in September 2013.
The airport was built as a Naval Auxiliary field for use in World War II. It was deeded to the city of Olathe in 1951, and to Johnson County in 1967. The airport has over 50,000 yearly operations, with 143 aircraft based at the airport.
On March 7, 2017 a severe storm damaged several hangers and airplanes at Johnson County Executive Airport. The damages were blamed on straight line winds reaching 80 to 85 mph (129 to 137 km/h).
- Runway 18/36: 4,098 x 75 ft. (1,249 x 23 m), Surface: Concrete
- Helipad H1: 100 x 75 ft. (30 x 23 m), Surface: Asphalt (Closed indefinitely)
Kansas City Aviation Center is an FBO at Johnson County Executive Airport and an authorized Pilatus, Piper aircraft dealership and service center. It was formerly a Diamond Aircraft dealership and service center.
Air Associates of Kansas is an FBO at Johnson County Executive Airport and an authorized Cessna Service Center and Cessna Pilot Center. Air Associates provides flight training, charter, maintenance, fuel, hangar, aircraft tiedowns and pilot supplies.
- FAA Airport Master Record for OJC ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective July 5, 2013.
- "FAA List of 'Air Traffic Control Facilities That Could be Closed'" (PDF). Retrieved 8 July 2013.
- "Ending 'holding pattern,' FAA cancels plan to close towers". CNN.com. May 11, 2013. Retrieved 8 July 2013.
- Johnson County Airport Commission (2001). "Johnson County Executive Airport". Retrieved 20 November 2010.
- "Johnson County Executive Airport, dozens of homes damaged by strong winds". kansascity.com. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
- Patrick, Kimberly (July 2007). "KCAC Announces New Diamond Dealership". Archived from the original on 2008-05-21. Retrieved 2008-07-15.
- Air Associates of Kansas (2002). "Welcome to Air Associates of Kansas!". Retrieved 2008-09-04.
- Airport Master Record (FAA Form 5010), also available as a printable form (PDF)
- OJC (Great Circle Airport Data)
- Official website
- (PDF), effective July 19, 2018
- Resources for this airport:
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