Lexington Municipal Airport

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Lexington Municipal Airport
Summary
Airport type Public use
Owner Tom Dolphin
Serves Lexington, Missouri
Elevation AMSL 691 ft / 211 m
Coordinates 39°12′35″N 093°55′41″W / 39.20972°N 93.92806°W / 39.20972; -93.92806
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 2,925 892 Asphalt
13/31 3,100 945 Turf
18/36 2,250 686 Turf
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 3,375
Based aircraft 7

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.[1]

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[edit]

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.[1] 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.[1]

Missouri River Valley Skydivers[edit]

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.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 4K3 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-08-27.
  2. ^ Missouri River Valley Skydivers

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