Lexington Municipal Airport
|Lexington Municipal Airport|
|Airport type||Public use|
|Elevation AMSL||691 ft / 211 m|
Lexington Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 4K3) is a privately owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) northwest of the central business district of Lexington, in Ray County, Missouri, United States.
The airport is located just south of Henrietta, Missouri and is home to the Missouri Valley River Skydivers (MRVS), who regularly jump on weekends.
Facilities and aircraft
Lexington Municipal Airport covers an area of 160 acres (65 ha) at an elevation of 691 feet (211 m) above mean sea level. It has three runways: 04-22 is a 2,925 by 40 ft (892 x 12 m) asphalt strip with runway 04 at 47° and 22 at 247°; 13-31 is a grass field measuring 3,100 by 125 ft (945 x 38 m); 18-36 is also grass and measures 2,250 by 125 ft (686 x 38 m). 04-22 markings are well faded, while the other two are not marked. 04-22 has lights, LIRL 122.7 CTAF. This airfield does not have fuel for sale, only for DZ operations.
For the 12-month period ending September 5, 2007, the airport had 3,375 aircraft operations, an average of 281 per month: 89% general aviation, 9% military and 2% air taxi. At that time there were 7 aircraft based at this airport, all single-engine.
Missouri River Valley Skydivers
MRVS is currently operating one Cessna 182, with a few more in maintenance. While MRVS is operating (most weekends 0800L-Sunset), the owner's wife has a snack shack typically open from 1200-1700L, while weather is good.