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Y76

Morningstar Field
Des Moines, Iowa

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FAA Identifier: Y76
Latitude/Longitude: 41-39-15.5350N / 093-38-28.0450W
41.6542 / -93.6411
Elevation: 805 feet MSL (Estimated)
Magnetic Variation: 04E (1985)
Land Area Covered: 15 acres
From City: 3 nautical miles N of Des Moines, IA
County/Parish: Polk, IA
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 1/1/1952 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Omaha
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Minneapolis Center (ZMP)
FSS: Fort Dodge Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights:
Beacon:
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
CTAF: 122.9
Services:
Airframe Repair: None
Power Plant Repair: None
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 18/36
Dimensions: 2333 x 120 ft.
Surface: Grass, sod - in fair condition
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Privately Owned
Owner: Alex Benskin
339 S.W. 6th Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 280-8210
Manager:

Sectional Map:
Remarks:
  • WATERFOWL ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • AIRPORT CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. CURRENT GRAVEL MINING PIT ON SITE.
  • (ARPT STATUS) ARPT CLSD INDEFLY.
  • ARPT BOARD MEMBER.
  • PRVDD RY 17 DSPLCD TO PROVIDE CLEAR 20:1 APCH; RELOCATE THR LGTS TO DISPLACE RY 17; REMOVE POLES AT RY 17 THR; INSTALL OBSTN LGTS ON OFFICE & HANGAR.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
IKV Ankeny Rgnl Ankeny, IA - Public Omaha 5 miles
DSM Des Moines Intl Des Moines, IA - Public Omaha 8 miles
AMW Ames Muni Ames, IA - Public Omaha 23 miles
3Y3 Winterset Muni Winterset, IA - Public Omaha 28 miles
BNW Boone Muni Boone, IA - Public Omaha 29 miles
PRO Perry Muni Perry, IA - Public Omaha 29 miles
TNU Newton Muni-Earl Johnson Field Newton, IA - Public Omaha 32 miles
OXV Knoxville Muni Knoxville, IA - Public Omaha 37 miles
PEA Pella Muni Pella, IA - Public Chicago 40 miles
GCT Guthrie County Rgnl Guthrie Center, IA - Public Omaha 41 miles
8C2 Sully Muni Sully, IA - Public Chicago 41 miles
I75 Osceola Muni Osceola, IA - Public Omaha 42 miles
EFW Jefferson Muni Jefferson, IA - Public Omaha 44 miles
CNC Chariton Muni Chariton, IA - Public Omaha 46 miles
GGI Grinnell Rgnl Grinnell, IA - Public Chicago 47 miles
2Y1 Drake Radcliffe, IA - Public Omaha 47 miles
GFZ Greenfield Muni Greenfield, IA - Public Omaha 47 miles
MIW Marshalltown Muni Marshalltown, IA - Public Chicago 49 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
IA48 Kern Field Polk City, IA - Private Chicago 7 miles
46IA Todd Field Ankeny, IA - Private Omaha 8 miles
20IA Hobbes Field Cumming, IA - Private Omaha 12 miles
IA85 Tuinstra Airfield Indianola, IA - Private 16 miles
IA56 Farrar Farrar, IA - Private Omaha 16 miles
IA41 Laverty Fld Indianola, IA - Private Omaha 17 miles
39IA Husband Field Dallas Center, IA - Private Omaha 20 miles
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