Litchfield Municipal Airport (Minnesota)

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Litchfield Municipal Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Litchfield
Serves Litchfield, Minnesota
Elevation AMSL 1,140 ft / 347 m
Coordinates 45°05′50″N 094°30′26″W / 45.09722°N 94.50722°W / 45.09722; -94.50722
Map
LJF is located in Minnesota
LJF
LJF
Location of airport in Minnesota / United States
LJF is located in the US
LJF
LJF
LJF (the US)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 4,002 1,220 Asphalt
Statistics
Aircraft operations (2016) 7,000
Based aircraft (2017) 26

Litchfield Municipal Airport (ICAO: KLJF, FAA LID: LJF) is a city owned public use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) southeast of the central business district of Litchfield, a city in Meeker County, Minnesota, United States.[2]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned LJF by the FAA[2] but has no designation from the IATA.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Litchfield Municipal Airport covers an area of 378 acres (153 ha) at an elevation of 1,140 feet (347 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 13/31 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,002 by 100 feet (1,220 x 30 m).[2]

For the 12-month period ending July 30, 2016, the airport had 7,000 aircraft operations, an average of 19 per day: 86% general aviation and 14% air taxi. In March 2017, there were 26 aircraft based at this airport: 24 single-engine, 1 multi-engine and 1 ultralight.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Litchfield Municipal Airport" (PDF). Airport Directory. Minnesota DOT. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-12-07. Retrieved 2008-08-08. 
  2. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for LJF (Form 5010 PDF), effective Mar 2, 2017.
  3. ^ "KLJF - Litchfield, Minnesota - Litchfield Municipal Airport". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 2009-08-08. 

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