List of airports in Iowa

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This is a list of airports in Iowa (a U.S. state), grouped by type and sorted by location. It contains all public-use and military airports in the state. Some private-use and former airports may be included where notable, such as airports that were previously public-use, those with commercial enplanements recorded by the FAA or airports assigned an IATA airport code.


This list contains the following information:

  • City served – The city generally associated with the airport, as per the airport's master record with the Federal Aviation Administration. This is not always the actual location since some airports are located in smaller towns outside of the city they serve. It is not meant to be a complete list of cities served, which can be found in or added to each airport's Wikipedia article.
  • Airport name – The official airport name. Those shown in bold indicate the airport has scheduled passenger service on commercial airlines.
  • Role – One of four FAA airport categories, as per the 2011–2015 National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) report released October 2010 (which based its commercial service categories on passenger boarding data from 2008; some of these have been updated based on enplanements in 2011):
    • P-s: Commercial service – primary are publicly owned airports that receive scheduled passenger service and have more than 10,000 passenger boardings (enplanements) each year. Each primary airport is sub-classified by the FAA as one of the following four "hub" types (s):
      • L: Large hub that accounts for at least 1% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • M: Medium hub that accounts for between 0.25% and 1% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • S: Small hub that accounts for between 0.05% and 0.25% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • N: Nonhub that accounts for less than 0.05% of total U.S. passenger enplanements, but more than 10,000 annual enplanements.
    • CS: Commercial service – nonprimary are publicly owned airports that receive scheduled passenger service and have at least 2,500 passenger boardings each year.
    • R: Reliever airports are designated by the FAA to relieve congestion at a large commercial service airport and to provide more general aviation access to the overall community.
    • GA: General aviation airports are the largest single group of airports in the U.S. airport system.
  • Enpl. – The number of enplanements (commercial passenger boardings) that occurred at the airport in calendar year 2013, as per FAA records released June 2014.
City served FAA IATA ICAO Airport name Role Enpl.
Commercial Service – Primary airports
Cedar Rapids CID CID KCID The Eastern Iowa Airport P-S 520,360
Des Moines DSM DSM KDSM Des Moines International Airport P-S 1,079,189
Dubuque DBQ DBQ KDBQ Dubuque Regional Airport P-N 33,465
Sioux City SUX SUX KSUX Sioux Gateway Airport (Col. Bud Day Field) P-N 25,313
Waterloo ALO ALO KALO Waterloo Regional Airport P-N 20,984
Commercial Service – Nonprimary airports
Burlington BRL BRL KBRL Southeast Iowa Regional Airport CS 6,439
Fort Dodge FOD FOD KFOD Fort Dodge Regional Airport CS 3,083
Mason City MCW MCW KMCW Mason City Municipal Airport CS 3,188
Reliever airports
Ankeny IKV IKV KIKV Ankeny Regional Airport R 10
General Aviation airports
Albia 4C8 Albia Municipal Airport GA
Algona AXA AXG KAXA Algona Municipal Airport GA
Ames AMW AMW KAMW Ames Municipal Airport GA 275
Atlantic AIO AIO KAIO Atlantic Municipal Airport GA
Audubon ADU KADU Audubon County Airport (was Audubon Municipal) GA
Belle Plaine TZT KTZT Belle Plaine Municipal Airport GA
Bloomfield 4K6 Bloomfield Municipal Airport GA
Boone BNW BNW KBNW Boone Municipal Airport GA
Carroll CIN CIN KCIN Arthur N. Neu Airport GA 1
Centerville TVK KTVK Centerville Municipal Airport GA
Chariton CNC KCNC Chariton Municipal Airport GA
Charles City CCY CCY KCCY Northeast Iowa Regional Airport (was Charles City Municipal) GA
Cherokee CKP KCKP Cherokee County Regional Airport (was Cherokee Municipal) GA
Clarinda ICL ICL KICL Schenck Field GA
Clarion CAV KCAV Clarion Municipal Airport GA
Clinton CWI CWI KCWI Clinton Municipal Airport GA 5
Council Bluffs CBF CBF KCBF Council Bluffs Municipal Airport GA
Creston CSQ CSQ KCSQ Creston Municipal Airport GA 9
Davenport DVN DVN KDVN Davenport Municipal Airport GA 5
Decorah DEH DEH KDEH Decorah Municipal Airport GA
Denison DNS DNS KDNS Denison Municipal Airport GA 6
Emmetsburg EGQ KEGQ Emmetsburg Municipal Airport GA
Estherville EST EST KEST Estherville Municipal Airport GA
Fairfield FFL FFL KFFL Fairfield Municipal Airport GA
Forest City FXY FXY KFXY Forest City Municipal Airport GA
Fort Madison FSW FMS KFSW Fort Madison Municipal Airport GA 26
Greenfield GFZ KGFZ Greenfield Municipal Airport GA
Grinnell GGI KGGI Grinnell Regional Airport (was Grinnell Municipal) GA
Guthrie Center GCT KGCT Guthrie County Regional Airport GA
Hampton HPT HPT KHPT Hampton Municipal Airport GA
Harlan HNR KHNR Harlan Municipal Airport GA
Humboldt 0K7 HUD Humboldt Municipal Airport GA
Independence IIB KIIB Independence Municipal Airport GA
Iowa City IOW IOW KIOW Iowa City Municipal Airport GA 5
Iowa Falls IFA IFA KIFA Iowa Falls Municipal Airport GA
Jefferson EFW EFW KEFW Jefferson Municipal Airport GA
Keokuk EOK EOK KEOK Keokuk Municipal Airport GA 33
Knoxville OXV KOXV Knoxville Municipal Airport GA
Lamoni LWD KLWD Lamoni Municipal Airport GA
Le Mars LRJ LRJ KLRJ Le Mars Municipal Airport GA
Mapleton MEY KMEY James G. Whiting Memorial Field GA
Maquoketa OQW KOQW Maquoketa Municipal Airport GA
Marshalltown MIW MIW KMIW Marshalltown Municipal Airport GA
Monticello MXO MXO KMXO Monticello Regional Airport GA 4
Mount Pleasant MPZ MPZ KMPZ Mount Pleasant Municipal Airport GA 9
Muscatine MUT MUT KMUT Muscatine Municipal Airport GA 3
Newton TNU TNU KTNU Newton Municipal Airport GA 26
Oelwein OLZ KOLZ Oelwein Municipal Airport GA
Orange City ORC KORC Orange City Municipal Airport GA
Osceola I75 Osceola Municipal Airport GA
Oskaloosa OOA OOA KOOA Oskaloosa Municipal Airport GA
Ottumwa OTM OTM KOTM Ottumwa Regional Airport (was Ottumwa Industrial Airport) GA 127
Pella PEA KPEA Pella Municipal Airport GA 3
Perry PRO PRO KPRO Perry Municipal Airport GA
Pocahontas POH POH KPOH Pocahontas Municipal Airport GA
Red Oak RDK KRDK Red Oak Municipal Airport GA 6
Rockwell City 2Y4 Rockwell City Municipal Airport GA
Sac City SKI KSKI Sac City Municipal Airport GA
Sheldon SHL KSHL Sheldon Municipal Airport GA
Shenandoah SDA KSDA Shenandoah Municipal Airport GA
Spencer SPW SPW KSPW Spencer Municipal Airport GA 1
Storm Lake SLB SLB KSLB Storm Lake Municipal Airport GA 1
Tipton 8C4 Mathews Memorial Airport GA 2
Vinton VTI KVTI Vinton Veterans Memorial Airpark GA
Washington AWG KAWG Washington Municipal Airport GA 11
Waverly C25 Waverly Municipal Airport GA 19
Webster City EBS EBS KEBS Webster City Municipal Airport GA
West Union 3Y2 George L. Scott Municipal Airport GA
Winterset 3Y3 Winterset Municipal Airport (was Winterset-Madison County) GA
Other public-use airports (not listed in NPIAS)
Ackley 4C7 Ackley Municipal Airport
Allison K98 Allison Municipal Airport
Amana C11 Amana Airport
Anita Y43 Anita Municipal Airport (Kevin Burke Memorial Field)
Bedford Y46 Bedford Municipal Airport
Belmond Y48 Belmond Municipal Airport
Corning CRZ KCRZ Corning Municipal Airport
Corydon 0E9 Corydon Airport
Cresco CJJ KCJJ Ellen Church Field
Des Moines Y76 Morningstar Field
Dyersville IA8 Dyersville Area Airport
Eagle Grove EAG KEAG Eagle Grove Municipal Airport
Eldora 6C0 Eldora Municipal Airport (closed permanently)
Elkader I27 Elkader Airport
Grundy Center 6K7 Grundy Center Municipal Airport
Hawarden 2Y2 Hawarden Municipal Airport (closed permanently)
Ida Grove IDG IDG KIDG Ida Grove Municipal Airport
Keosauqua 6K9 Keosauqua Municipal Airport
Lake Mills 0Y6 Lake Mills Municipal Airport
Larchwood 2VA Zangger Vintage Airpark
Manchester C27 Manchester Municipal Airport 4
Marion C17 Marion Airport
Milford 4D8 Fuller Airport
Monona 7C3 Monona Municipal Airport
Montezuma 7C5 Sig Field
Mount Ayr 1Y3 Mount Ayr Municipal Airport (Judge Lewis Field)
New Hampton 1Y5 New Hampton Municipal Airport
Northwood 5D2 Northwood Municipal Airport
Onawa K36 Onawa Municipal Airport
Osage D02 Osage Municipal Airport
Paullina 1Y9 Paullina Municipal Airport
Postville Y16 Dale Delight Airport
Primghar 2Y0 Primghar Airport
Radcliffe 2Y1 Drake Airport
Rock Rapids RRQ KRRQ Rock Rapids Municipal Airport
Sibley ISB KISB Sibley Municipal Airport
Sioux Center SOY KSOY Sioux Center Municipal Airport
Spirit Lake 0F3 RTL Spirit Lake Municipal Airport 1
Sully 8C2 Sully Municipal Airport
Toledo 8C5 Toledo Municipal Airport
Traer 8C6 Traer Municipal Airport
Waukon Y01 UKN Waukon Municipal Airport
Woodbine 3Y4 Woodbine Municipal Airport
Notable private-use airports
Guttenberg IA23 GAA Private Airport 3
Notable former airports
Hartley 0Y4 Lambert Fechter Municipal Airport (closed 2008?) [1]
Pekin NOLF Linby (1943-1955) [2]
Wall Lake 3Y0 Wall Lake Municipal Airport (closed 2005/2006?) [3]

See also[edit]


Federal Aviation Administration (FAA):

Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT):

Other sites used as a reference when compiling and updating this list: