Shelbyville Municipal Airport (Indiana)

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Shelbyville Municipal Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Shelbyville Board of Aviation Commissioners
Serves Shelbyville, Indiana
Elevation AMSL 803 ft / 245 m
Coordinates 39°34′59″N 085°48′17″W / 39.58306°N 85.80472°W / 39.58306; -85.80472
GEZ is located in Indiana
GEZ is located in the US
Location of airport in Indiana/United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1/19 5,000 1,524 Asphalt
9/27 2,671 814 Turf
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 24,094
Based aircraft 60

Shelbyville Municipal Airport (ICAO: KGEZFAA LID: GEZ) is a public use airport located four nautical miles (7 km) northwest of the central business district of Shelbyville, in Shelby County, Indiana, United States.[1] The airport is owned by the city of Shelbyville and is controlled by the mayor and an appointed Board of Commissioners.[2] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it was classified as a general aviation airport.[3]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned GEZ by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Shelbyville Municipal Airport covers an area of 550 acres (220 ha) at an elevation of 803 feet (245 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 1/19 is 5,000 by 100 feet (1,524 x 30 m) with an asphalt pavement; 9/27 is 2,671 by 190 feet (814 x 58 m) with a turf surface.[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2006, the airport had 24,094 aircraft operations, an average of 66 per day: 91% general aviation, 5% military, and 4% air taxi. At that time there were 60 aircraft based at this airport: 88% single-engine, 10% multi-engine, and 2% jet.[1]

Military use[edit]

The airport is home of the headquarters of the 38th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), 38th Infantry Division, Indiana National Guard.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for GEZ (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 17 December 2009.
  2. ^ Shelbyville Aviation Inc. Accessed 25 January 2010.
  3. ^ FAA National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems: 2009–2013
  4. ^ KGEZ – Shelbyville, Indiana – Shelbyville Municipal Airport. Great Circle Mapper. Accessed 25 January 2010.
  5. ^ "38th Infantry Division - Subordinate Units". Indiana National Guard. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 

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