Moton Field Municipal Airport

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Moton Field Municipal Airport
Moton Field Municipal Airport.jpg
NAIP aerial image, 2006
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Tuskegee
Serves Tuskegee, Alabama
Elevation AMSL 264 ft / 80 m
Coordinates 32°27′38″N 085°40′48″W / 32.46056°N 85.68000°W / 32.46056; -85.68000
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 5,005 1,526 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 19,530
Based aircraft 9

Moton Field Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 06A) is a public-use airport located three nautical miles (3.5 mi, 5.6 km) north of the central business district of Tuskegee, a city in Macon County, Alabama, United States. The airport is owned by the City of Tuskegee.[1] It is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Moton Field is home to the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Moton Field Municipal Airport covers an area of 275 acres (111 ha) at an elevation of 264 feet (80 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 13/31 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,005 by 100 feet (1,526 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 9, 2009, the airport had 19,530 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 53 per day. At that time there were 9 aircraft based at this airport: 100% single-engine.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 06A (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 30 June 2011.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015: Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 4 October 2010.
  3. ^ Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site at the National Park Service website

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