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Delaware County Regional Airport

Delaware County Regional Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Delaware County Airport Authority
Serves Muncie, Indiana
Elevation AMSL 937 ft / 286 m
MIE is located in Indiana
Location of airport in Indiana
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 6,500 1,981 Asphalt
2/20 5,198 1,584 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations 23,644
Based aircraft 22
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Delaware County Regional Airport[1][2] (ICAO: KMIEFAA LID: MIE) is a public use airport in Delaware County, Indiana, United States.[1] It is located three nautical miles (6 km) northwest of the central business district of Muncie, Indiana.[1] Owned by the Delaware County Airport Authority,[1] it was formerly known as Delaware County Airport or Johnson Field.[4] This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[5]

Facilities and aircraft

Delaware County Regional Airport covers an area of 963 acres (390 ha) at an elevation of 937 feet (286 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways with asphalt surfaces: 14/32 is 6,500 by 150 feet (1,981 x 46 m) and 2/20 is 5,198 by 100 feet (1,584 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2010, the airport had 23,644 aircraft operations, an average of 64 per day: 95% general aviation, 3% military, 2% air taxi, and 0% scheduled commercial. At that time there were 22 aircraft based at this airport: 86.5% single-engine, 4.5% multi-engine, 4.5% jet, and 4.5% helicopter.[1]

Scheduled airline service

In the past, Muncie had scheduled airline service in 1981 it had service to Chicago-O'Hare and Indianapolis on Allegheny Commuter.[6][7] By 1985 Chicago service had transitioned to Britt Airways[8] and Indianapolis service was gone.



  1. ^ a b c d e f g FAA Airport Master Record for MIE (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "Delaware County Regional Airport". Small Community Air Service Development Program. August 2010. 
  3. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (MIE: Delaware County)".  
  4. ^ "KMIE – Delaware County Airport (Johnson Field)".  
  5. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" ( 
  6. ^ Airlines and Aircraft Serving Chicago O'Hare Effective April 1, 1981, Departed Flights, Retrieved 2014-08-29
  7. ^ Airlines and Aircraft Serving Indianapolis Effective April 1, 1981, Departed Flights, Retrieved 2014-08-29
  8. ^ Airlines and Aircraft Serving Chicago O'Hare Effective February 15, 1985, Departed Flights, Retrieved 2014-08-29
  9. ^ "Muncie Aviation Company". Official site. Retrieved August 8, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Kacy J's". Official site. Retrieved August 8, 2013. 

External links

  • Aerial photo from Indiana DOT at the Wayback Machine (archived August 15, 2010)
  • Aerial image as of April 1998 from USGS The National Map
  • FAA Airport Diagram for MIE (PDF), effective February 5, 2015
  • FAA Terminal Procedures for MIE, effective February 5, 2015
  • Resources for this airport:
    • FAA airport information for MIE
    • AirNav airport information for KMIE
    • ASN accident history for MIE
    • FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker
    • NOAA/NWS latest weather observations
    • SkyVector aeronautical chart, Terminal Procedures

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