Rice Lake Regional Airport

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Rice Lake Regional Airport
Carl's Field
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator City of Rice Lake
Serves Rice Lake, Wisconsin
Location Cameron, Wisconsin
Elevation AMSL 1,109 ft / 338 m
Coordinates 45°25′12″N 091°46′24″W / 45.42000°N 91.77333°W / 45.42000; -91.77333
Website www.RiceLakeAirport.com
RPD is located in Wisconsin
RPD is located in the US
Location of airport in Wisconsin / United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1/19 6,700 2,042 Asphalt
13/31 3,500 1,067 Asphalt
Aircraft operations (2014) 27,650
Based aircraft (2017) 39
Sources: FAA.[1] and airport website[2]

Rice Lake Regional Airport (IATA: RIEICAO: KRPDFAA LID: RPD) is a city owned public use airport located five nautical miles (9 km) southwest of the central business district of Rice Lake, a city in Barron County, Wisconsin, United States.[1] The airport is situated in the village of Cameron.[2] It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, in which it is categorized as a local general aviation facility.[3]

Opened in 1995, it was named Carl's Field for Carl Rindlisbacher, the longtime manager of Arrowhead field, one of Rice Lake's previous airports.[4]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned RPD by the FAA and RIE by the IATA.[5]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Rice Lake Regional Airport covers an area of 750 acres (300 ha) at an elevation of 1,109 feet (338 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 1/19 is 6,700 by 100 feet (2,042 x 30 m) and ILS equipped; 13/31 is 3,500 by 75 feet (1,067 x 23 m).[1]

RICE LAKE (RPD) VOR/DME, 110.0 MHz, is located on field.

Rice Lake Air Center is the fixed-base operator.

For the 12-month period ending September 17, 2014, the airport had 27,650 aircraft operations, an average of 76 per day: 90% general aviation, 10% air taxi and less than 1% military. In August 2017, there were 39 aircraft based at this airport: 32 single-engine, 4 multi-engine, 2 jet and 1 helicopter.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for RPD (Form 5010 PDF), effective August 17, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Rice Lake Regional Airport, official website
  3. ^ "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). FAA.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 23 November 2016. 
  4. ^ Rice Lake Airport History from official airport website
  5. ^ Great Circle Mapper: RIE / KRPD - Rice Lake Regional Airport - Rice Lake, Wisconsin

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