Richmond Municipal Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerRichmond BOAC
ServesRichmond, Indiana
Elevation AMSL1,140 ft / 347 m
Coordinates39°45′22″N 084°50′34″W / 39.75611°N 84.84278°W / 39.75611; -84.84278Coordinates: 39°45′22″N 084°50′34″W / 39.75611°N 84.84278°W / 39.75611; -84.84278
Map
RID
RID
RID
RID
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 5,500 1,676 Asphalt
15/33 5,000 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations19,896
Based aircraft25

Richmond Municipal Airport (IATA: RID[2], ICAO: KRID, FAA LID: RID) is six miles southeast of Richmond, in Wayne County, Indiana. It is owned by the Richmond Board of Aviation Commissioners.[1] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 called it a general aviation facility.

The first airline flights were TWA and Delta DC-3s in late 1947; Lake Central replaced them in 1950-51 and dropped Richmond in 1965.

Facilities

The airport covers 702 acres (284 ha) at an elevation of 1,140 feet (347 m). It has two asphalt runways: 6/24 is 5,500 by 150 feet (1,676 x 46 m) and 15/33 is 5,000 by 100 feet (1,524 x 30 m).[1]

In 2009 the airport had 19,896 aircraft operations, average 54 per day: 97% general aviation, 2% air taxi, and 1% military. 25 aircraft were then based at the airport: 76% single-engine, 16% helicopter, and 8% multi-engine.[1]

Accidents and incidents

References

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Form 5010 for RID PDF. Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "Airline and Airport Code Search". International Air Transport Association (IATA). Retrieved November 17, 2012.
  3. ^ Emery, Mike (May 8, 2021). "NTSB final report blames pilots for 2019 incident at Richmond airport". Pal Item. Retrieved May 8, 2021.