Lake Elmo Airport

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Lake Elmo Airport
Lake Elmo Airport - Minnesota.jpg
2006 USGS Orthophoto
Airport typePublic
OperatorMetropolitan Airports Commission
ServesSt. Paul, Minnesota
LocationBaytown Township, Washington County, near
Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Elevation AMSL932 ft / 284.1 m
Coordinates44°59′51″N 92°51′20″W / 44.99750°N 92.85556°W / 44.99750; -92.85556Coordinates: 44°59′51″N 92°51′20″W / 44.99750°N 92.85556°W / 44.99750; -92.85556
21D is located in Minnesota
Location of airport in Minnesota / United States
21D is located in the United States
21D (the United States)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 2,849 869 Asphalt
4/22 2,496 761 Asphalt
Aircraft operations (2010)74,227
Based aircraft (2017)194

Lake Elmo Airport (FAA LID: 21D) is a public airport located just outside the city of Lake Elmo in Washington County, Minnesota, about 12 miles[2] east of the central business district (CBD) of St. Paul. The airport covers 640 acres (259 ha) and has two runways. There are 74,227 takeoffs and landings annually and 194 aircraft are based at the facility. It is also home to a Civil Air Patrol squadron.[2]


During World War II the airfield was used by the United States Army Air Forces

Superfund Site[edit]

The Lake Elmo Airport is connected to the contamination at the Baytown Township Ground Water Plume Superfund site.[citation needed] The site is listed due to trichloroethylene contamination of a groundwater aquifer used for local drinking water supplies.

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External links[edit]

  • Baytown Township Ground Water Plume EPA Factsheet
  • "Minnesota Airport Directory: Lake Elmo Airport" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-09-24. (333 KB)
  • Resources for this airport: