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Blue Grass Airport

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IATA: LEX – ICAO: KLEX – FAA: LEX
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Lexington-Fayette County Airport Board
Serves Lexington, Kentucky
Location Fayette County
Elevation AMSL 979 ft / 298 m
Coordinates 38°02′11″N 084°36′21″W / 38.03639, -84.60583
Website www.bluegrassairport.com
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 7,003 2,135 Asphalt
8/26 3,500 1,067 Asphalt/Concrete

Blue Grass Airport (IATA: LEX, ICAO: KLEXFAA LID: LEX) is a public airport located in Fayette County, Kentucky, United States, four miles (6 km) west of the central business district of the City of Lexington. The airport covers an area of 911 acres (3.69 km²) and has two runways. It is also home to the Aviation Museum of Kentucky. On April 18, 2007, Blue Grass Airport opened up an extension of Concourse B. The extension added six new boarding gates. An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... A Location Identifier takes the place of the name and the location of an airport, navigation aid, weather station, and manned air traffic control facility in air traffic control, telecommunications, computer programming, weather reports, and related services. ... Nickname: Location in the Commonwealth of Kentucky Coordinates: , Country United States State Kentucky Counties Fayette Government  - Mayor Jim Newberry (D) Area  - City  285. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... The term asphalt is often used as an abbreviation for asphalt concrete. ... This article is about the construction material. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... FAA redirects here. ... A Location Identifier takes the place of the name and the location of an airport, navigation aid, weather station, and manned air traffic control facility in air traffic control, telecommunications, computer programming, weather reports, and related services. ... Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... “km” redirects here. ... The Central Business District of Sydney, Australia. ... Nickname: Location in the Commonwealth of Kentucky Coordinates: , Country United States State Kentucky Counties Fayette Government  - Mayor Jim Newberry (D) Area  - City  285. ... This article is about the unit of measurement. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Aviation Museum of Kentucky is an aviation museum located at the Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky. ... is the 108th day of the year (109th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...

Contents

Airlines and destinations

Concourse B

Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) is a U.S. certificated air carrier. ... Continental Connection Continental Connection is a name under which several commuter airline carriers and their airline holding companies operate service marketed exclusively by Continental Airlines. ... CommutAir is an American regional airline based in Plattsburgh, New York, USA. It operates under the name Continental Connection for Continental Airlines. ... Continental Express (IATA: n/a, ICAO: BTA, and Callsign: Jet Link) is the operating name of ExpressJet Airlines for Continental Airlines. ... ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. ... Northwest Airlines (NYSE: NWA), occasionally known as NWA, is an American airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota, near Minneapolis-St. ... Northwest Airlink is the name of Northwest Airlines commuter airline subsidiaries, flying turboprops and regional jets from Northwests domestic hubs in Minneapolis, Detroit, and Memphis. ... Mesaba Airlines (IATA: XJ, ICAO: MES, and Callsign: Mesaba) [1] is an American regional airline based in Eagan, Minnesota. ... Northwest Airlink is the name of Northwest Airlines commuter airline subsidiaries, flying turboprops and regional jets from Northwests domestic hubs in Minneapolis, Detroit, and Memphis. ... Pinnacle Airlines (formerly Express Airlines I) is a American regional airline based in Memphis, Tennessee operating all of its flights under the name Northwest Airlink for Northwest Airlines. ... Delta Air Lines, Inc. ... Delta Connection jet landing at BWI airport on March 4, 2007 Delta Connection is the name under which eight regional airlines operate short and medium haul routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA) is an American airline based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA flying to over 150 destinations as a Delta Connection carrier. ... Delta Connection jet landing at BWI airport on March 4, 2007 Delta Connection is the name under which eight regional airlines operate short and medium haul routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... Chautauqua Airlines is an airline based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. It operates scheduled passenger services on more than 670 flights daily to cities in 30 states, Canada and the Bahamas, through feeder services under the names Delta Connection for Delta Air Lines, AmericanConnection for American Airlines, Continental Express for Continental... Delta Connection jet landing at BWI airport on March 4, 2007 Delta Connection is the name under which eight regional airlines operate short and medium haul routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... Comair is a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines based in Erlanger, Kentucky, USA, a city near the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport, which serves Cincinnati, Ohio. ...

Concourse C

United Airlines is a major airline of the United States. ... United Express is a brand name under which seven regional airlines operate feeder flights for United Airlines. ... This is an article about an airline in North America. ... US Airways is a low-cost carrier[2][3] owned by US Airways Group, Inc. ... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several individually owned airlines or airline holding companies which provide regional airline and commuter service for US Airways. ... An AWAC Canadair Regional Jet prepares to depart to Madison, Wisconsin from Chicago OHare. ... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several individually owned airlines or airline holding companies which provide regional airline and commuter service for US Airways. ... Piedmont Airlines is a regional airline operating for US Airways Express. ... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several individually owned airlines or airline holding companies which provide regional airline and commuter service for US Airways. ... PSA Airlines (IATA: n/a, ICAO: JIA, and Callsign: Blue Streak) is a regional airline based in Dayton, Ohio that flies under US Airways Express for US Airways. ... American Airlines, Inc. ... American Eagle Airlines is a regional airline based in Fort Worth, Texas[1]. It is a airline partner of American Airlines[2] (both wholly owned by the AMR Corporation holding company), operating over 1,800 flights a day, serving 159 cities across the USA, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean[3...

Cargo Service

Kitty Hawk Aircargo is a cargo airline based in Texas, USA. It operates domestic overnight freight charter services. ... Express. ...

Future

The airport's Master Plan includes a proposal to build a new crosswind runway, 9-27, which would replace the current 8-26. Additional land would need to be acquired to build the runway, and a possible new general aviation area would be built next to it.[1] A general aviation scene at Kemble Airfield, England. ...


Incidents and accidents

USGS image dated April 2, 2002, overlayed with runway information.      Runway 4/22      Runway 8/26

On August 30, 2002, a Lear Jet over-ran Runway 4 on landing, killing one passenger.[2] Image File history File links Size of this preview: 553 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (3600 × 3900 pixel, file size: 2. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 553 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (3600 × 3900 pixel, file size: 2. ... InsertSLUTTY WHORES≤ non-formatted text here{| class=toccolours border=1 cellpadding=4 style=float: right; margin: 0 0 1em 1em; width: 20em; border-collapse: collapse; font-size: 95%; clear: right; |+ United States Geological Survey |- |style= align=center colspan=2| [[Image:USGS logo. ... is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... is the 242nd day of the year (243rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... C-GBFP - Adlair Aviation - Learjet 25 (LJ25) refueling at Cambridge Bay Airport, Nunavut, Canada. ...


Comair Flight 5191

Main article: Comair Flight 5191
  • On August 27, 2006, a CRJ-100ER operated by regional carrier Comair on behalf of Delta Connection (Comair Flight 5191), crashed while attempting to take off from the wrong runway. There were 49 fatalities, with the first officer, James Polehinke, being the only survivor. Polehinke did initial rehablitation at Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Center in Lexington, Kentucky before returning to Florida.

Comair Flight 5191 was a domestic U.S. flight from Lexington, Kentucky, to Atlanta, Georgia, operated on behalf of Delta Connection by Comair. ... is the 239th day of the year (240th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Comair is a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines based in Erlanger, Kentucky, USA, a city near the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport, which serves Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Delta Connection jet landing at BWI airport on March 4, 2007 Delta Connection is the name under which eight regional airlines operate short and medium haul routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... Comair Flight 5191 was a domestic U.S. flight from Lexington, Kentucky, to Atlanta, Georgia, operated on behalf of Delta Connection by Comair. ... In commercial aviation, the first officer is the second pilot of an aircraft. ...

Fictional Reference

Bluegrass field was Auric Goldfinger's flight destination in the James Bond film Goldfinger[3] This article is about the spy series. ... Goldfinger is the third film in the James Bond series, and the third to star Sean Connery as the MI6 agent. ...


References

  • Blue Grass Airport (official web site)
  • FAA Airport Master Record for LEX (Form 5010 PDF)
  • {http://www.kentucky.com/211/story/103631.html/ Kentucky.com airticle on new dining/retail options}

“PDF” redirects here. ...

Notes

  1. ^ "Bluegrass Airport Master Plan Update". Retrieved on 2007-11-02. 
  2. ^ "NTSB Probable Cause Report NYC02FA177", National Transportation Safety Board. Retrieved on 2006-08-27. 
  3. ^ Goldfinger Script - transcript from the screenplay and/or James Bond movie

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent organization responsible for investigation of accidents involving aviation, highway, marine, pipelines and railroads in the United States. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 239th day of the year (240th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

“PDF” redirects here. ... is the 72nd day of the year (73rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... // WikiMapia is an online map and satellite imaging resource that combines Google Maps with a wiki system, allowing users to add information (in the form of a note) to any location on Earth. ...

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Good Neighbors | bloodhorse.com (657 words)
On this solemn occasion, Blue Grass Airport was assisted by many members of the local community who provided their services when it was needed most.
Blue Grass Airport is fortunate that our neighbor is Keeneland -- the famed Thoroughbred racing and sales facility that we treasure so much in Kentucky.
Blue Grass Airport has strong partnerships with the Kentucky Horse Park, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, Equestrian Events, Tex Sutton, and the University of Kentucky.
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