Lost Nation Airport

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Lost Nation Airport
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator Lake County, Ohio
Serves Willoughby, Ohio
Elevation AMSL 626 ft / 191 m
Coordinates 41°41′02″N 081°23′23″W / 41.68389°N 81.38972°W / 41.68389; -81.38972Coordinates: 41°41′02″N 081°23′23″W / 41.68389°N 81.38972°W / 41.68389; -81.38972
LNN is located in Ohio
Location of airport in Ohio
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 5,028 1,533 Asphalt
10/28 4,272 1,302 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 45,085
Based aircraft 73

Lost Nation Airport (IATA: LNN[2]ICAO: KLNNFAA LID: LNN) is a public use airport in Lake County, Ohio, United States.[1] Located approximately 3 miles (5 km) north-northeast of the central business district of the City of Willoughby,[1][3][4] it was owned and operated by that city until October 8, 2014, when it was transferred to Lake County and the Lake County Port and Economic Development Authority.[5]

This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation reliever airport[6] for Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Lost Nation Airport covers an area of 400 acres (162 ha) at an elevation of 626 feet (191 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways with asphalt surfaces: 5/23 is 5,028 by 100 feet (1,533 x 30 m) and 10/28 is 4,272 by 100 feet (1,302 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending July 28, 2011, the airport had 45,085 aircraft operations, an average of 123 per day: 97% general aviation, 3% air taxi, and <1% military. At that time there were 73 aircraft based at this airport: 80% single-engine, 19% multi-engine, and 1% jet.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for LNN (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (LNN: Willoughby / Lost Nation)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved December 19, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Willoughby Lost Nation Municipal Airport (KLNN)". City of Willoughby. Retrieved December 19, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Distance and heading from Willoughby (41°38'45"N 81°24'35"W) to LNN (41°41'03"N 81°23'23"W)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved December 19, 2012. 
  5. ^ Hutchison, John Arthur (October 9, 2014). "Lost Nation Airport ownership transferred to Lake County and Port Authority". The News-Herald. Retrieved October 9, 2014. 
  6. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.  External link in |work= (help)

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