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La Porte Municipal Airport (Indiana)


La Porte Municipal Airport (Indiana)

La Porte Municipal Airport
Airport type Public
Owner La Porte Airport Authority
Serves La Porte, Indiana
Elevation AMSL 812 ft / 247 m
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 5,000 1,524 Asphalt
14/32 2,800 853 Asphalt
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 15,416
Based aircraft 78

La Porte Municipal Airport (ICAO: KPPOFAA LID: PPO) is a city-owned public-use airport located three miles (5 km) south of the central business district of La Porte, a city in La Porte County, Indiana, United States.[1]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter ICAO identifier is KPPO.[2]

Facilities and aircraft

La Porte Municipal Airport covers an area of 188 acres (76 ha) which contains two asphalt paved runways: 2/20 at 5,000 x 75 ft (1,524 x 23 m) and 14/32 measuring 2,800 x 60 ft (853 x 18 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 15,416 aircraft operations, an average of 42 per day: 99.7% general aviation and 0.3% air taxi. There are 78 aircraft based at this airport: 91% single-engine, 5% multi-engine and 4% jet.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for PPO (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-12-20
  2. ^ Great Circle Mapper: LPO / KPPO - La Porte, Indiana (La Porte Municipal Airport)

External links

  • Airport page at City of La Porte web site
  • Resources for this airport:
    • FAA airport information for PPO
    • AirNav airport information for PPO
    • ASN accident history for LPO
    • FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker
    • SkyVector aeronautical chart for PPO

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