McCreary County Airport

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McCreary County Airport
Airport typePublic
OperatorMcCreary County
LocationMcCreary County, Kentucky
Elevation AMSL1,370 ft / 417.6 m
Coordinates36°41′45″N 84°23′30″W / 36.69583°N 84.39167°W / 36.69583; -84.39167Coordinates: 36°41′45″N 84°23′30″W / 36.69583°N 84.39167°W / 36.69583; -84.39167
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 3,000 914 Asphalt

McCreary County Airport (FAA LID: 18I) is a public airport located in unincorporated McCreary County, Kentucky, USA, 3 miles (4.8 km) three miles northeast of the central business district (CBD) of Pine Knot. It is a very small, publicly owned public-use general aviation airport. The airport lies adjacent to United States Penitentiary, McCreary and has one unattended hangar containing several ultralight aircraft. Its elevation is 1370 MSL and it has one well-maintained asphalt runway, 4/22.

In 2003, Senator Jim Bunning announced that federal funding was being extended to McCreary County Airport. Plans are in development to extend the runway and build additional hangar space.


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