Moultrie Municipal Airport

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Moultrie Municipal Airport
Moultrie Municipal Airport - Georgia.jpg
2006 USGS airphoto
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Moultrie
Serves Moultrie, Georgia
Elevation AMSL 294 ft / 90 m
Coordinates 31°05′06″N 083°48′12″W / 31.08500°N 83.80333°W / 31.08500; -83.80333Coordinates: 31°05′06″N 083°48′12″W / 31.08500°N 83.80333°W / 31.08500; -83.80333
Map
MGR is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
MGR
MGR
Location of airport in Georgia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 5,129 1,563 Asphalt
16/34 3,878 1,182 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations 15,500
Based aircraft 29

Moultrie Municipal Airport (IATA: MGRICAO: KMGRFAA LID: MGR) is a city owned, public use airport located six nautical miles (7 mi, 11 km) south of the central business district of Moultrie, a city in Colquitt County, Georgia, United States.[1] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2] The airport does not have scheduled commercial airline service.

History[edit]

Moultrie Airport was built sometime before World War II. During the war, it was used as an auxiliary training airfield for Spence Army Airfield, located a few miles to the northeast. Known as Spence AAF Auxiliary No. 3 It hosted the 455th School Squadron (Special) beginning on August 1, 1941 while still being used as a civil airport.

The airfield was released from military use on December 15, 1945 and returned to full civil use as a public airport.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Moultrie Municipal Airport covers an area of 369 acres (149 ha) at an elevation of 294 feet (90 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 4/22 is 5,129 by 100 feet (1,563 x 30 m) and 16/34 is 3,878 by 75 feet (1,182 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending August 11, 2010, the airport had 15,500 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 42 per day. At that time there were 29 aircraft based at this airport: 93% single-engine and 7% multi-engine.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for MGR (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.  External link in |work= (help)

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