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51FD

Tex Merritt Private Airstrip
Leesburg, Florida

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FAA Identifier: 51FD
Latitude/Longitude: 28-40-03.9790N / 081-55-05.2880W
28.6675 / -81.9181
Elevation: 95 feet MSL (Estimated)
Magnetic Variation: 03W (1990)
Land Area Covered: 7 acres
From City: 12 nautical miles S of Leesburg, FL
County/Parish: Lake, FL
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Private
Activiation Date: 2/1/1992 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Jacksonville
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Jacksonville Center (ZJX)
FSS: Saint Petersburg Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
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Runway Information:
Runway: 10/28
Dimensions: 1920 x 110 ft.
Surface: Grass, sod
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Privately Owned
Owner: Tex A. Merritt
P. O. Box 86
Okahumpka, FL 34762
352-787-1482
Manager: Tex A. Merritt
P. O. Box 86
Okahumpka, FL 34762
352-787-1482
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  • PVT USE; VFR WX CONDS.
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IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
LEE Leesburg Intl Leesburg, FL - Public Jacksonville 13 miles
X61 Bob White Field Zellwood, FL - Public Jacksonville 18 miles
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ORL Executive Orlando, FL - Public Jacksonville 36 miles
X35 Marion County Dunnellon, FL - Public Jacksonville 39 miles
ISM Kissimmee Gateway Orlando, FL - Public Jacksonville 39 miles
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MCO Orlando Intl Orlando, FL - Public Jacksonville 40 miles
X39 Tampa North Aero Park Tampa, FL - Public Jacksonville 41 miles
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SFB Orlando Sanford Intl Orlando, FL - Public Jacksonville 42 miles
X05 Pilot Country Brooksville, FL - Public Jacksonville 42 miles
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DED Deland Muni-Sidney H Taylor Field Deland, FL - Public Jacksonville 47 miles
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2J8 Pierson Muni Pierson, FL - Public Jacksonville 49 miles
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