Windham Airport

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Windham Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Connecticut Airport Authority
Location Windham, Connecticut
Elevation AMSL 247 ft / 75 m
Coordinates 41°44′39″N 072°10′49″W / 41.74417°N 72.18028°W / 41.74417; -72.18028
Website IJD Website
Map
IJD is located in Connecticut
IJD
IJD
IJD is located in the US
IJD
IJD
Location of airport in Connecticut/United States
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 4,278 1,304 Asphalt
18/36 2,797 853 Asphalt
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 30,690
Based aircraft 67

Windham Airport (ICAO: KIJDFAA LID: IJD) is a public airport located three miles (5 km) northeast of the central business district of Willimantic, a city in Windham County, Connecticut, United States. It is owned by the Connecticut Airport Authority.[1] It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, in which it is categorized as a local general aviation facility.[2]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Windham Airport is assigned IJD by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Windham Airport covers an area of 280 acres (110 ha) which contains two asphalt paved runways: 9/27 measuring 4,278 by 100 ft (1,304 by 30 m) and 18/36 measuring 2,797 by 75 ft (853 by 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending October 1, 2005, the airport had 30,690 aircraft operations, an average of 84 per day: 98% general aviation, 2% air taxi and <1% military. There are 67 aircraft based at this airport: 93% single engine and 7% multi-engine.

Rentable aircraft include Cessna 152s and 172s, Piper Warriors, and a Piper Arrow.[1]

A aircraft school was located on the property, but has since closed down.[4]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Windham Airport (KIJD), Connecticut (1981-2010), Snow data for Storrs, Connecticut (1981-2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 69
(21)
72
(22)
82
(28)
93
(34)
95
(35)
98
(37)
100
(38)
100
(38)
100
(38)
88
(31)
80
(27)
75
(24)
100
(38)
Average high °F (°C) 35.3
(1.8)
38.4
(3.6)
47.3
(8.5)
59.3
(15.2)
70.1
(21.2)
78.0
(25.6)
82.3
(27.9)
80.8
(27.1)
73.8
(23.2)
62.1
(16.7)
51.9
(11.1)
40.3
(4.6)
59.97
(15.54)
Daily mean °F (°C) 29.0
(−1.7)
31.7
(−0.2)
38.3
(3.5)
48.1
(8.9)
57.9
(14.4)
67.7
(19.8)
73.4
(23)
72.1
(22.3)
64.9
(18.3)
54.0
(12.2)
44.7
(7.1)
34.7
(1.5)
51.38
(10.76)
Average low °F (°C) 17.0
(−8.3)
19.6
(−6.9)
26.3
(−3.2)
36.2
(2.3)
45.9
(7.7)
55.5
(13.1)
61.0
(16.1)
59.9
(15.5)
51.4
(10.8)
39.6
(4.2)
31.4
(−0.3)
22.3
(−5.4)
38.84
(3.8)
Record low °F (°C) −27
(−33)
−21
(−29)
−16
(−27)
6
(−14)
22
(−6)
30
(−1)
37
(3)
32
(0)
20
(−7)
15
(−9)
1
(−17)
−18
(−28)
−27
(−33)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 3.36
(85.3)
3.25
(82.6)
4.32
(109.7)
3.74
(95)
3.49
(88.6)
3.68
(93.5)
3.43
(87.1)
3.35
(85.1)
3.44
(87.4)
3.94
(100.1)
3.99
(101.3)
3.78
(96)
43.77
(1,111.7)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 8.1
(20.6)
11.1
(28.2)
5.5
(14)
1.1
(2.8)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.9
(2.3)
6.7
(17)
33.4
(84.9)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 in) 6 6 7 7 8 7 6 5 6 6 6 7 72
Average snowy days (≥ 0.1 in.) 4 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 15
Source: [5] [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for IJD (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-07-05
  2. ^ "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). FAA.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Great Circle Mapper: KIJD - Willimantic, Connecticut (Windham Airport)
  4. ^ webmaster@premierflightct.com. "Windham Airport KIJD". www.premierflightct.com. Retrieved 2016-11-19. 
  5. ^ "NOWData for Windham Airport". NOAA. Retrieved September 10, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Intellicast Willimantic, Connecticut Historical Averages". The Weather Company. Retrieved January 11, 2017. 

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