Riverside Airport (Kansas)

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Riverside Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic use (Abandoned)
OwnerCornejo & Sons
Fly High, Inc.
ServesWichita, Kansas
Elevation AMSL1,335 ft / 407 m
Coordinates37°44′46″N 097°24′22″W / 37.74611°N 97.40611°W / 37.74611; -97.40611Coordinates: 37°44′46″N 097°24′22″W / 37.74611°N 97.40611°W / 37.74611; -97.40611
Map
K32 is located in Kansas
K32
K32
Location of airport in Kansas
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 3,200 975 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Aircraft operations14,000
Based aircraft29

Riverside Airport (FAA LID: K32) was a privately owned, public use airport in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States.[1] It was located on the east side of the intersection of 55th Street West and 33rd Street North in northwest Wichita, Kansas.[1][2]

In late February 2014, the property was sold to Cornejo & Sons Construction which closed the facility and plans to mine the sand underneath it.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Riverside Airport covered an area of 220 acres (89 ha) at an elevation of 1,335 feet (407 m) above mean sea level. It had one runway designated 16/34 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,200 by 40 feet (975 x 12 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending June 8, 2012, the airport had 14,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 38 per day. At that time there were 29 aircraft based at this airport: 25 single-engine, 3 multi-engine, and 1 ultralight.[1]

In late February 2014, the property was sold to Cornejo & Sons Construction which closed the facility and plans to mine the sand underneath it.[3]

Nearby airports[edit]

Other airports in Wichita

Other airports in metro

Other airports in region

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for K32 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ a b Freeman, Paul (31 October 2016). "Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: Kansas: Wichita area". Retrieved 7 December 2016.
  3. ^ a b McMillin, Molly (24 February 2014). "Cornejo & Sons in process of buying Riverside Airport". Wichita Eagle. Archived from the original on 2 March 2014. Retrieved 25 February 2014.

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