Appleton International Airport (Guide)

As for the information about Appleton International Airport, which was originally known as Outagamie County Regional Airport, is an airport which is located in Outagamie County, United States, Wisconsin and it is 3 miles west of Appleton in Greenville, which is a town as well. However, this airport has a title international, and it is considered like this, there are no scheduled international flights nowadays. There can be private arriving, and it is possible in this airport.

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Appleton International Airport (Guide)

As for the information about Appleton International Airport, which was originally known as Outagamie County Regional Airport, is an airport which is located in Outagamie County, United States, Wisconsin and it is 3 miles west of Appleton in Greenville, which is a town as well. However, this airport has a title international, and it is considered like this, there are no scheduled international flights nowadays. There can be private arriving, and it is possible in this airport.

This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2019-2023 by the Federal Aviation Administration, as known as the FAA, which categorized this one as a primary commercial service facility. In Wisconsin, there can be found eight commercial airports that serve the passenger and the third busiest one in Appleton International Airport. In 2016 their profit was $676 million for the Northeastern Wisconsin economy, and in 2018 this airport was the fourth fastest-growing airport not only this state but in the US, as well.

In 2017 as the start year, this airport began to provide camping for AirVenture. This is why passengers are attracted to use this service, EAA's AirVenture is very popular and other programs in nearby Oshkosh as well. There are many events as well at Lambeau Field in nearby Green Bay and the most popular one is Green Bay Packers games, this airport is used by passengers to arrive at these games. NFL teams also fly into ATW, and they are staying nearby Hotel, Red Lion Paper Valley Hotel.

The Capacity and Business Activity of the Airport

This airport is the major base of private regional airlines, which is Air Wisconsin, and this airport also served as an original home for Midwest airlines. However, it was sold in 1998 to Gulfstream Aerospace, and they are serving with K-C Aviation. This was the main reason why this airport's authorities were focusing on maintaining this airport and on completing interior problems as well.

As for the territory, it covers 1,638 acres, which is 6.63 km2 at an elevation of 918 feet, 280 m above sea level. There can be found two concrete runways: Runway 3/21: 8,0002 x 150 ft, 2,439 x 46m. As for the surface is Concrete, ILS/DME equipped and approved GPS approaches are also available. Another one is Runway 12/30: 6,501 x 150 ft, 1,982 x 46 m. With regard to the surface, it is concrete as well, ILS/DME equipped and GPS approaches that are approved can be used.

December 31, 2018, as for the ending date for the twelve-month period, this airport operated 34,369 aircraft operations. The average number of them per day was 94. As for the percentages: less than 1% was military, 19% commercial airline, 25% air taxi, and the largest portion was 56% general aviation. 74 aircraft were based at this airport in February 2020: 7 was jet, 17 multi-engine, 50 single-engine. As an international port of entry that is capable of processing planes for 20 or fewer people, as well as cargo planes, this airport serves passengers properly.

History and Present-day Operations

At first, this airport was opened in 1965, and there was only one runway with 5,200 foot, 1, 580 m. However, in the 1920s, this territory was George A. Whiting Field. It is three miles, 5 km south of town. In 1926, Northwest was awarded Contract Airmail Route No. 9, and this field became one out of six airports in the airline's network. In 1927 passenger service began, but it was shortly operated. In 1963 the construction of the current airport began, and this was dedicated on 1965-08-22 with Air Wisconsin, who began operations from this airport the day after.