Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport
Wright B Flyer Museum
|Owner||City of Dayton|
|Location||Miami Township, Montgomery County / Clearcreek Township, Warren County|
|Elevation AMSL||957 ft / 292 m|
Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport (IATA: MGY, ICAO: KMGY, FAA LID: MGY) is a public airport located 10 miles (16 km) south of the central business district of Dayton, Ohio, located mainly in Miami Township, Montgomery County and partly in Clearcreek Township, Warren County, near the suburb of Springboro. It is owned and operated by the City of Dayton and serves as the reliever airport for Dayton International Airport. It mainly serves corporate and personal aircraft users. The airport's identifying code, MGY, is a reference to its former name of Montgomery County Airport.
Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport covers an area of 541 acres (219 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway (2/20) measuring 5,000 x 100 ft (1,524 x 30 m). The airport has instrument landing facilities, but does not have a control tower.
For the 12-month period ending September 2, 2016, the airport had 89,045 aircraft operations, an average of 244 per day: 93% general aviation (48% general aviation local, 45% general aviation itinerant), 7% air taxi and <1% military. There are 67 aircraft based at this airport: 73% single engine, 15% multi-engine, 3% helicopter and 9% jet.
The airport facilities also include a runway equipped with a partial precision approach consisting of a localizer (LOC), approach lighting system (MALS), runway lighting (MIRL) and a visual approach slope indicator (VASI), 68 T-hangars, 6 conventional hangars, 5,000 sq ft (460 m2). maintenance facility and 9,600 sq ft (890 m2) administration building.
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