Mount Pleasant Municipal Airport (Iowa)

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Mount Pleasant Municipal Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Mount Pleasant
ServesMount Pleasant, Iowa
Elevation AMSL730 ft / 223 m
Coordinates40°56′48″N 091°30′40″W / 40.94667°N 91.51111°W / 40.94667; -91.51111
MPZ is located in Iowa
Location of airport in Iowa/United States
MPZ is located in the United States
MPZ (the United States)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 4,001 1,220 Asphalt
3/21 1,965 599 Turf
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations6,250
Based aircraft19

Mount Pleasant Municipal Airport (IATA: MPZ, ICAO: KMPZ, FAA LID: MPZ) is a city-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of Mount Pleasant, a city in Henry County, Iowa, United States.[1] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is categorized as a general aviation facility.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Mount Pleasant Municipal Airport covers an area of 124 acres (50 ha) at an elevation of 730 feet (223 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 15/33 is 4,001 by 75 feet (1,220 x 23 m) with an asphalt; 3/21 is 1,965 by 120 feet (599 x 37 m) with a turf surface.[1]

For the 12-month period ending May 13, 2009, the airport had 6,250 aircraft operations, an average of 17 per day: 96% general aviation and 4% air taxi. At that time there were 19 aircraft based at this airport: 47% single-engine, 42% multi-engine and 11% ultralight.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for MPZ (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 3 June 2010.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 2 (PDF, 1.04 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.

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