Sturgis Municipal Airport (South Dakota)

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Sturgis Municipal Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Sturgis
ServesSturgis, South Dakota
Elevation AMSL3,243 ft / 988 m
Coordinates44°25′05″N 103°22′32″W / 44.41806°N 103.37556°W / 44.41806; -103.37556
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 5,100 1,554 Concrete
Statistics (2016)
Aircraft operations23,000
Based aircraft46

Sturgis Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 49B) is a city-owned public-use airport located 4 nautical miles (7.4 km) east of the central business district of Sturgis, a city in Meade County, South Dakota, United States.[1] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is categorized as a general aviation facility.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Sturgis Municipal Airport covers an area of 275 acres (111 ha) at an elevation of 3,243 feet (988 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 11/29 with a concrete surface measuring 5,100 by 75 feet (1,554 m × 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 13, 2016, the airport had 36,000 aircraft operations, an average of 99 per day: 99 percent general aviation and 2 percent air taxi. At that time there were 46 aircraft based at this airport: 92 percent single-engine and 8 percent multi-engine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 49B (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 3 June 2010.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 4 (PDF, 1.61 MB) Archived 2011-06-06 at the Wayback Machine. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.

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