London-Corbin Airport

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London-Corbin Airport

Magee Field
London-Corbin Airport terminal and restaurant.JPG
Terminal and restaurant
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerCities of London & Corbin
ServesLondon, Kentucky
Elevation AMSL1,212 ft / 369 m
Coordinates37°05′13″N 084°04′39″W / 37.08694°N 84.07750°W / 37.08694; -84.07750
Websitelondon-corbinairport.com
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 5,750 1,753 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations13,063
Based aircraft73

London-Corbin Airport (IATA: LOZ, ICAO: KLOZ, FAA LID: LOZ) (Magee Field) is in Laurel County, Kentucky, three miles south of London[1] and about 12 miles north of Corbin. The airport is operated by both cities.[1]

It has no scheduled airline service; the most recent flights were US Airways Express dba Air Kentucky and Tennessee Airways. From 1953-54 to 1980 the airport was served by Piedmont Airlines (1948-1989) DC-3s, Fairchild Hiller FH-227s and NAMC YS-11s.

Facilities

London-Corbin Airport covers 186 acres (75 ha) at an elevation of 1,212 feet (369 m). Its one runway, 6/24, is 5,750 by 150 feet (1,753 x 46 m) asphalt.[1]

Fuel tanks near runway

In the year ending January 10, 2006 the airport had 13,063 aircraft operations, average 35 per day: 53% general aviation, 31% military and 17% air taxi. 73 aircraft were then based at the airport: 78% single-engine, 7% multi-engine, 3% jet, 10% helicopter, 1% glider, 1% ultralight.[1]

Aircraft construction, maintenance, and repairs are offered on field by Kolb Aircraft, and Ayers Aviation.

The Kentucky National Guard built a readiness facility on the field in 2009, dedicated by Adjutant General Don Storm at opening.

Congressman Hal Rogers announced that the London-Corbin Airport will receive a $809,332 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to rehabilitate the runway.[when?]

The airport was also awarded a $1.85 million competitive grant through the Federal Aviation Administration.[when?] The funding is part of a $5 million project to repair the 6,000 feet of runway.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Form 5010 for LOZ PDF, effective 2009-07-02.

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