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
LNN is located in the US
Location of airport in Ohio/United States
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). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on September 27, 2012.  External link in |work= (help)

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