La Porte Municipal Airport (Indiana)

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Coordinates: 41°34′21″N 086°44′04″W / 41.57250°N 86.73444°W / 41.57250; -86.73444

La Porte Municipal Airport
Airport type Public
Owner La Porte Airport Authority
Serves La Porte, Indiana
Opened April 1940 (1940-04)[1]
Elevation AMSL 812 ft / 247 m
PPO is located in Indiana
PPO is located in the US
Location of airport in Indiana/United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 5,000 1,524 Asphalt
14/32 2,800 853 Asphalt
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 15,416
Based aircraft 78

La Porte Municipal Airport (IATA: LPOICAO: KPPOFAA LID: PPO) is a city-owned public-use airport located three miles (5 km) south of the central business district of La Porte, a city in La Porte County, Indiana, United States.[2]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, La Porte Municipal Airport is assigned PPO by the FAA and LPO by the IATA. The airport's ICAO identifier is KPPO.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

La Porte Municipal Airport covers an area of 188 acres (76 ha) which contains two asphalt paved runways: 2/20 at 5,000 x 75 ft (1,524 x 23 m) and 14/32 measuring 2,800 x 60 ft (853 x 18 m).[2]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 15,416 aircraft operations, an average of 42 per day: 99.7% general aviation and 0.3% air taxi. There are 78 aircraft based at this airport: 91% single-engine, 5% multi-engine and 4% jet.[2]


  1. ^ "La Porte Municipal Airport". AirNav, LLC. Retrieved 2016-10-18. 
  2. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for PPO (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-12-20
  3. ^ Great Circle Mapper: LPO / KPPO - La Porte, Indiana (La Porte Municipal Airport)

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