Rice Lake Regional Airport
|Rice Lake Regional Airport
|Owner/Operator||City of Rice Lake|
|Serves||Rice Lake, Wisconsin|
|Elevation AMSL||1,109 ft / 338 m|
Rice Lake Regional Airport (IATA: RIE, ICAO: KRPD, FAA 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. The airport is situated in the village of Cameron. 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.
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.
Facilities and aircraft
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).
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.
- FAA Airport Master Record for RPD ( PDF), effective August 17, 2017.
- Rice Lake Regional Airport, official website
- "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). FAA.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
- Rice Lake Airport History from official airport website
- Great Circle Mapper: RIE / KRPD - Rice Lake Regional Airport - Rice Lake, Wisconsin
- Rice Lake Regional Airport at Wisconsin DOT Airport Directory
- Rice Lake Air Center, the airport's fixed-base operator
- FAA Terminal Procedures for RPD, effective September 14, 2017
- Resources for this airport: