Morehead-Rowan County Airport
|Morehead-Rowan County Airport|
|Owner||Morehead-Rowan County Airport Board|
|Elevation AMSL||845 ft / 258 m|
Morehead-Rowan County Airport (FAA LID: I32) was a public airport located six nautical miles (11 km) southwest of the central business district of Morehead, a city in Rowan County, Kentucky, United States. It was owned by the Morehead-Rowan County Airport Board.
In 2003, the airport board began construction on the Morehead-Rowan County Clyde A. Thomas Regional Airport (FAA LID: M97). The new airport, built to accommodate a longer runway, is located seven nautical miles (13 km) northwest of the city at . The new airport opened in 2007, which resulted in the closure of the old airport.
Facilities and aircraft
Morehead-Rowan County Airport covered an area of 45 acres (18 ha). It contained one runway designated 5/23 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,600 x 75 ft (792 x 23 m). For the 12-month period ending August 28, 2002, the airport had 5,300 aircraft operations, an average of 14 per day: 92% general aviation, 4% air taxi and 4% military.