Lima Allen County Airport

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Lima Allen County Airport
KAOHTerminal.JPG
The terminal building at KAOH.
IATA: AOHICAO: KAOHFAA LID: AOH
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Allen County Regional Airport Authority
Serves Lima, Ohio
Elevation AMSL 975 ft / 297 m
Coordinates 40°42′30″N 084°01′39″W / 40.70833°N 84.02750°W / 40.70833; -84.02750
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 6,000 1,829 Asphalt
14/32 3,994 1,217 Asphalt/Turf
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 32,500
Based aircraft 28

Lima Allen County Airport (IATA: AOHICAO: KAOHFAA LID: AOH) is a public use airport located five nautical miles (9 km) southeast of the central business district of Lima, a city in Allen County, Ohio, United States. It is owned by the Allen County Regional Airport Authority.[1]

History[edit]

The current airport site is located near the corner of Hanthorn Road and SR 117 east of Lima. It moved to this site in 1963; prior to then, the airport was located northwest of Lima near the village of Elida.[2]

Local television station WTLW has its studios located in a former hangar at the old airport site.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Lima Allen County Airport covers an area of 696 acres (282 ha) at an elevation of 975 feet (297 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 10/28 is 6,000 by 150 feet (1,829 x 46 m) with an asphalt surface; 14/32 is 3,994 by 150 feet (1,217 x 46 m) with an asphalt and turf surface. Runway 14/32 closed in the winter.[1]

For the 12-month period ending June 1, 2007, the airport had 32,500 aircraft operations, an average of 89 per day: 80% general aviation, 18.5% air taxi, and 1.5% military. At that time there were 28 aircraft based at this airport: 71% single-engine, 25% multi-engine and 4% jet.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for AOH (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 11 February 2010.
  2. ^ a b "History of WTLW TV". WTLW 44. Retrieved 22 August 2009. 

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