Midwest National Air Center

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Midwest National Air Center
Airport type Public
Owner Clay County Commission
Serves Clay County, Missouri
Location Mosby / Excelsior Springs
Elevation AMSL 777 ft / 237 m
Coordinates 39°19′57″N 094°18′35″W / 39.33250°N 94.30972°W / 39.33250; -94.30972
Midwest National Air Center is located in Missouri
Midwest National Air Center
Midwest National Air Center
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 5,504 1,678 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations 25,520
Based aircraft 53

Midwest National Air Center (ICAO: KGPHFAA LID: GPH) is a public-use airport in Clay County, Missouri, United States.[1] The airport is located one nautical mile (1.85 km) north of the central business district of Mosby,[1] near Excelsior Springs.[2][3] It is owned by the Clay County Commission[1] and was formerly known as Clay County Regional Airport.

This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[4]

Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this facility is assigned GPH by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[5]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Midwest National Air Center covers an area of 573 acres (232 ha) at an elevation of 777 feet (237 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,504 by 100 feet (1,678 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending March 31, 2010, the airport had 25,520 aircraft operations, an average of 69 per day: 90% general aviation, 10% air taxi, and <1% military. At that time there were 53 aircraft based at this airport: 77% single-engine, 15% multi-engine, 6% jet, and 2% helicopter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f FAA Airport Master Record for GPH (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
  2. ^ Midwest National Air Center
  3. ^ "Midwest National Air Center (GPH)" (PDF).  at Missouri DOT
  4. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 3 (PDF, 1.28 MB) Archived 2011-06-06 at the Wayback Machine.. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  5. ^ "Midwest National Air Center (ICAO: KGPH, FAA: GPH)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2010. 

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