Wetumpka Municipal Airport

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Wetumpka Municipal Airport
Wetumpka Alabama Municipal Airport.jpg
Front entrance and airfield.
Wetumpka Municipal Airport.jpg
NAIP aerial image, 2006
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Wetumpka
ServesWetumpka, Alabama
Elevation AMSL197 ft / 60 m
Coordinates32°31′46″N 086°19′42″W / 32.52944°N 86.32833°W / 32.52944; -86.32833Coordinates: 32°31′46″N 086°19′42″W / 32.52944°N 86.32833°W / 32.52944; -86.32833
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 3,011 918 Asphalt
18/36 2,876 877 Turf
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations39,400
Based aircraft80

Wetumpka Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 08A) is a city-owned, public-use airport located six nautical miles (6.9 mi, 11.1 km) west of the central business district of Wetumpka, a city in Elmore County, Alabama, United States.[1] It is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2] During World War II the airport, known then as Elmore Auxiliary Field, served as an auxiliary field for Gunter Army Airfield training operations. In 2013 the airport was listed in the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Wetumpka Municipal Airport covers an area of 312 acres (126 ha) at an elevation of 197 feet (60 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 9/27 is 3,011 by 80 feet (918 x 24 m) with an asphalt surface; 18/36 is 2,876 by 130 feet (877 x 40 m) with a turf surface.[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 7, 2010, the airport had 39,400 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 107 per day. At that time there were 80 aircraft based at this airport: 89% single-engine, 9% multi-engine, 1% helicopter and 1% glider.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 08A (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 30 June 2011.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015: Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 4 October 2010.
  3. ^ http://www.alabamaaviator.com/news.asp?record_no=25243

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