Nebraska City Municipal Airport

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Nebraska City Municipal Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerNebraska City Airport Authority
ServesNebraska City, Nebraska
Elevation AMSL1,165 ft / 355 m
Coordinates40°36′20″N 095°52′04″W / 40.60556°N 95.86778°W / 40.60556; -95.86778
Map
AFK is located in Nebraska
AFK
AFK
Location of airport in Nebraska / United States
AFK is located in the United States
AFK
AFK
AFK (the United States)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 4,500 1,372 Concrete
5/23 2,550 777 Turf
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations5,300

Nebraska City Municipal Airport (ICAO: KAFK, FAA LID: AFK) is four miles south of Nebraska City, in Otoe County, Nebraska.

The airport was built as a replacement for Grundman Field and opened in 1994. Located inside the city limits Grundman Field could not lengthen the runway to allow business jets. In 1974 when then Mayor A. O. Gigstard created the airport authority to build Nebraska City Municipal the voters had him recalled and removed from office. He returned as mayor in 1980 as a write-in candidate. Later the new airport was approved by the voters as a bond measure.[2]

Most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, but Nebraska City Municipal is AFK to the FAA and has no IATA code.[3]

Facilities[edit]

The airport covers 215 acres (87 ha) and has two runways: 15/33 is 4,500 x 75 ft (1,372 x 23 m) concrete and 5/23 is 2,550 x 150 ft (777 x 46 m) turf. In the year ending July 7, 2005 the airport had 5,300 aircraft operations, average 14 per day: 93% general aviation and 7% military.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b FAA Airport Master Record for AFK (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-10-25
  2. ^ "Small-town airports doing booming business". York News-Times. 2000-05-15. Archived from the original on 2005-05-14.
  3. ^ KAFK - Nebraska City Municipal Airport - Nebraska City, Nebraska at Great Circle Mapper

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