Monticello Regional Airport

Coordinates: 42°13′13″N 091°09′48″W / 42.22028°N 91.16333°W / 42.22028; -91.16333
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42°13′13″N 091°09′48″W / 42.22028°N 91.16333°W / 42.22028; -91.16333

Monticello Regional Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Monticello
ServesMonticello, Iowa
Elevation AMSL833 ft / 254 m
MXO is located in Iowa
Location of airport in Iowa/United States
MXO is located in the United States
MXO (the United States)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 4,400 1,341 Concrete
9/27 2,316 706 Turf
Aircraft operations (2013)10,850
Based aircraft (2016)34

Monticello Regional Airport (IATA: MXO, ICAO: KMXO, FAA LID: MXO), formerly known as Monticello Municipal Airport, is a public airport located two miles (3 km) southeast of the central business district of Monticello, a city in Jones County, Iowa, United States. It is owned by the City of Monticello.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Monticello Regional Airport covers an area of 300 acres (120 ha) which contains two runways: 15/33 with a concrete pavement measuring 4,400 x 75 ft (1,341 x 23 m) and 9/27 with a turf surface measuring 2,316 x 90 ft (706 x 27 m). For the 12-month period ending May 15, 2013, the airport had 10,850 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 30 per day. In September 2016, there were 34 aircraft based at this airport: 27 single-engine, 5 multi-engine and 2 ultra-light.[1]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On July 1, 2017, a small plane with a single passenger crashed in a cornfield approximately 50 yards from the airport runway, causing the death of the pilot.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Form 5010 for MXO PDF, effective September 15, 2016.
  2. ^ Hageman, MacLeod (July 1, 2017), Update: Pilot dies in Monticello crash, Waterloo, Iowa: KWWL Television, retrieved July 1, 2017

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