Middleton Municipal Airport

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Coordinates: 43°06′51″N 089°31′53″W / 43.11417°N 89.53139°W / 43.11417; -89.53139

Middleton Municipal Airport
Morey Field Airport
Middleton Mun. Airport-Morey-C29.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner City of Middleton
Operator Morey Airplane Co.
Serves Middleton, Wisconsin
Elevation AMSL 928 ft / 282 m
Website Middleton Municipal Airport
C29 is located in Wisconsin
C29 is located in the US
Location of airport in Wisconsin / United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 4,000 1,219 Asphalt
1/19 2,000 610 Turf
Aircraft operations (2017) 40,510
Based aircraft (2017) 93

Middleton Municipal Airport (FAA LID: C29), also known as Morey Field, is a general aviation airport located five miles (8 km) northwest of Middleton,[3] a city in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States. It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, in which it is categorized as a regional general aviation facility.[4]


Morey Field was named after founder Howard Morey who started the Middleton airport in 1942.[5] After that management of the airport changed hands to Field Morey,[6] the son of Howard and then to Richard Morey, the son of Field. The airport was sold to the city of Middleton in 1998 and changed its name from Morey Field to Middleton Municipal Airport - Morey Field. Although the airport was sold to the city, Richard Morey still manages the FBO which provides services to airport users.

In July 2005 the city of Middleton completed a $7 million renovation of the airport including land acquisition and construction. The renovation consisted of a new terminal building and a new 4,000-foot (1,200 m) long by 100-foot (30 m) wide asphalt runway (10/28), as well as a 2,000-foot (610 m) long by 120-foot (37 m) wide crosswind turf runway (1/19).[7]
Morey Airplane Co.[8] is the airport's fixed-base operator (FBO).

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Middleton Municipal Airport - Morey Field covers an area of 258 acres (104 ha) and has two runways:

  • 10/28: 4,000 ft × 100 ft (1,219 m × 30 m), surface: asphalt
  • 1/19: 2,000 ft × 120 ft (610 m × 37 m), surface: turf[3]

This airport is served by the following IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures[3]

NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums apply

For the 12-month period ending June 27, 2017, the airport had 40,510 aircraft operations, an average of 111 per day: 62% local general aviation, 32% transient general aviation, 6% air taxi and less than 1% military.
In December 2017, there were 93 aircraft based at this airport: 81 single-engine, 8 multi-engine, 1 jet and 3 helicopter.[3]

Cargo operations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Freight Runners Express Milwaukee, Wisconsin Dells


  1. ^ FAA Airport Master Record for C29 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective December 7, 2017.
  2. ^ "Morey Airplane Company". Morey Airplane Company. Retrieved 4 September 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "C29 - Middleton Municipal Airport - Morey Field". www.airnav.com. Retrieved 4 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). FAA.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 23 November 2016. 
  5. ^ Hall of Fame Inductee Howard A. Morey. Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame.
  6. ^ Hall of Fame Inductee Field P. Morey. Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame.
  7. ^ Middleton Municipal Airport Archived 2009-01-19 at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ Morey Airplane Co.

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