O'Neill Municipal Airport

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O'Neill Municipal Airport

John L. Baker Field
Airport typePublic
OwnerO'Neill Airport Authority
ServesO'Neill, Nebraska
Elevation AMSL2,031 ft / 619 m
Coordinates42°28′10″N 098°41′14″W / 42.46944°N 98.68722°W / 42.46944; -98.68722
ONL is located in Nebraska
Location of airport in Nebraska / United States
ONL is located in the United States
ONL (the United States)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 4,409 1,344 Concrete
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations7,440
Based aircraft11

The O'Neill Municipal Airport (IATA: ONL, ICAO: KONL, FAA LID: ONL) (John L. Baker Field) is two miles northwest of O'Neill, in Holt County, Nebraska. It is owned by the O'Neill Airport Authority.[1] The FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013 categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

The field is named after John L. Baker, a native of O'Neil who was a fighter pilot in the Korean War, the United States Department of Justice's first air-crash attorney, counsel to the United States Senate, and the Federal Aviation Administration as Assistant Systems Administrator for General Aviation. He also served as president of both the AOPA and International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations (IAOPA), the latter of which saw him represent 37 countries in the ICAO.[3]


O'Neill Municipal covers 316 acres (128 ha) at an elevation of 2,031 feet (619 m). It has 2 runways. 13/31 is 4,408 by 75 feet (1,344 x 23 m) concrete.[1] 04/22 is 3,200 by 60 feet (975 x 18 m).

In the year ending April 24, 2018, the airport averaged 20 aircraft operations per day: 99% general aviation and <1% military. 27 aircraft were then based at the airport: 25 single-engine and 2 multi-engine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Form 5010 for ONL PDF. Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 3 June 2010.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 4 (PDF, 1.61 MB) Archived 2011-06-06 at the Wayback Machine. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  3. ^ http://www.avweb.com/news/profiles/182608-1.html

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