Richard I. Bong Airport
|Richard I. Bong Airport|
|Owner||City of Superior|
|Elevation AMSL||674 ft / 205 m|
Richard I. Bong Airport (IATA: SUW, ICAO: KSUW, FAA LID: SUW) is a city owned public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) south of the central business district of Superior, a city in Douglas County, Wisconsin, United States. 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.
Facilities and aircraft
Richard I. Bong Airport covers an area of 571 acres (231 ha) at an elevation of 674 feet (206 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 4/22 is 5,100 by 75 feet (1,554 x 23 m) and 14/32 is 4,001 by 75 feet (1,220 x 23 m), all with approved GPS approaches.
For the 12-month period ending September 29, 2016, the airport had 19,250 aircraft operations, an average of 53 per day: 96% general aviation, 4% air taxi and less than 1% military. In December 2017, there were 64 aircraft based at this airport: 54 single-engine, 6 multi-engine, 1 glider and 3 ultralights.
The BONG (SUW) non-directional beacon, 260 kHz, is located on field.
- FAA Airport Master Record for SUW ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective December 7, 2017.
- "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). FAA.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
- "Richard I. Bong Memorial Airport". City of Superior. Retrieved July 23, 2012.
- Richard I. Bong Memorial Airport at City of Superior website
- "Aerial photo / diagram" (PDF). at Wisconsin DOT airport directory
- Superior Flying Services, the fixed-base operator (FBO)
- FAA Terminal Procedures for SUW, effective February 1, 2018
- Resources for this airport: