Sparta/Fort McCoy Airport

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Sparta/Fort McCoy Airport
Airport typePublic/Military
OwnerU.S. Army
LocationSparta, Wisconsin
Elevation AMSL838 ft / 255 m
Coordinates43°57′30″N 090°44′16″W / 43.95833°N 90.73778°W / 43.95833; -90.73778Coordinates: 43°57′30″N 090°44′16″W / 43.95833°N 90.73778°W / 43.95833; -90.73778
CMY is located in Wisconsin
Location of airport in Wisconsin
CMY is located in the United States
CMY (the United States)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 4,697 1,432 Asphalt
1/19 4,114 1,254 Asphalt
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 100 30 Asphalt
H2 100 30 Asphalt
Aircraft operations (2015)12,000
Based aircraft (2018)24

Sparta/Fort McCoy Airport (IATA: CMY, ICAO: KCMY, FAA LID: CMY) is a public and military use airport located in Monroe County, Wisconsin, three nautical miles (6 km) northeast of Sparta.[1] The airport is used heavily by the U.S. Army, accounting for 75% of traffic operations, primarily transient military aircraft supporting operations at nearby Fort McCoy, which is a major training facility. It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2019–2023, in which it is categorized as a local general aviation facility.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Sparta/Fort McCoy Airport covers an area of 640 acres (259 ha) at an elevation of 838 feet (255 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways with asphalt surfaces: 11/29 is 4,697 by 100 feet (1,432 x 30 m) and 1/19 is 4,114 by 50 feet (1,254 x 15 m).[1] The airport also has two asphalt helipads, on Runway 11/29 and taxiway Charlie, both measuring 100 by 100 feet (30 x 30 m), respectively.

For the 12-month period ending July 29, 2015, the airport had 12,000 aircraft operations, an average of 33 per day: 75% military and 25% general aviation. In November 2018, there were 24 aircraft based at this airport: 23 single-engine and 1 helicopter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for CMY (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective November 8, 2018.
  2. ^ "NPIAS Report 2019-2023 Appendix A" (PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. October 3, 2018. Retrieved October 12, 2018.

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