Lake Placid Airport

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Lake Placid Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerNorth Elba Park District
ServesLake Placid, New York
Elevation AMSL1,747 ft / 532 m
Coordinates44°15′52″N 073°57′43″W / 44.26444°N 73.96194°W / 44.26444; -73.96194
Lake Placid Airport is located in New York Adirondack Park
Lake Placid Airport
Lake Placid Airport
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 4,200 1,280 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations20,000
Based aircraft7

Lake Placid Airport (IATA: LKP, ICAO: KLKP, FAA LID: LKP) is a public use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) southeast of the central business district of Lake Placid,[1] a village in the Town of North Elba, Essex County, New York, United States. It is owned by the North Elba Park District.[1]

This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2] Currently, there is no scheduled air service to this airport, although charter operations are available at the airport.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Lake Placid Airport covers an area of 35 acres (14 ha) at an elevation of 1,747 feet (532 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 14/32 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,200 by 60 feet (1,280 x 18 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending October 8, 2007, the airport had 20,000 aircraft operations, an average of 54 per day: 85% general aviation, 14.5% air taxi, and 0.5% military. At that time there were 7 aircraft based at this airport: 4 single-engine, 2 multi-engine and 1 glider.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for LKP (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 4 (PDF, 1.61 MB) Archived 2011-06-06 at the Wayback Machine. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.

External links[edit]

  • "Lake Placid (LKP)" (PDF). airport diagram from New York State DOT
  • Adirondack Flying Service / Lake Placid Airport
  • Aerial image as of May 1995 from USGS The National Map
  • FAA Terminal Procedures for LKP, effective April 25, 2019
  • Resources for this airport: