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Encyclopedia > The Eastern Iowa Airport
The Eastern Iowa Airport
IATA: CID - ICAO: KCID
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Cedar Rapids Airport Commission
Serves Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Elevation AMSL 869 ft (264.9 m)
Coordinates 41°53′04.9″N, 91°42′38.9″W
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 8,601 2,622 Asphalt/Concrete
13/31 6,200 1,890 Asphalt/Concrete

The Eastern Iowa Airport (IATA: CIDICAO: KCID) is a commercial airport in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in the United States. The airport serves Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, and other communities in eastern Iowa. It is located along Wright Brothers Boulevard on the southern edge of Cedar Rapids, about two miles (3.2 kilometers) west of Interstate 380. Image File history File links Cid. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Cedar Rapids is a city in Linn County, Iowa, United States. ... 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) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation) A metre or meter[1] (symbol: m) is a unit of length and the current base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Cedar Rapids is a city in Linn County, Iowa, United States. ... Old Capitol Building in February 2005 Iowa City is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 62,220, making it the sixth largest city in Iowa. ... Official language(s) English Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Area  Ranked 26th  - Total 56,272 sq mi (145,743 km²)  - Width 199 miles (320 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 0. ... Orville Wright Wilbur Wright The Wright brothers, Orville Wright (August 19, 1871 - January 30, 1948) and Wilbur Wright (April 16, 1867 - May 30, 1912), are generally credited with making the first controlled, powered, heavier-than-air flight on December 17, 1903. ... Interstate 380 is a spur highway that connects U.S. Highway 20 to Interstate 80; the highway also serves to connect Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the second largest city in Iowa, to Interstate 80. ...

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History

Cedar Rapids' first airport was Hunter Field, a private airport established by Dan Hunter in the 1920s. It was located along Bowling Street SW north of U.S. Highway 30. The airport was originally used for private charter service, pilot training, and airmail, but it was inoperable during bad weather. This led to the need for a new airport. United States Highway 30 is an east-west United States highway that traverses the United States. ... Airmail imprint on an envelope (Thailand) Airmail (or air mail) is mail that is transported by aircraft. ...


The Cedar Rapids Municipal Airport was completed with military funding in 1944 but was not officially dedicated until April 27, 1947. The Cedar Rapids Parks Department operated the airport until a new Airport Commission was established in 1945; Donald Hines, who led the effort to build the airport, was the commission's director until he retired in 1973 (he died in 1975). Scheduled east-west passenger service from United Airlines began in 1947, and north-south passenger service from Ozark Airlines began in 1957. By 1969, the airport handled 31 commercial flights per day and recorded 353,000 passengers a year. April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Various United Airlines tails United Airlines, the primary subsidiary of the UAL Corporation, is a major airline of the United States headquartered in unincorporated Elk Grove Township, Illinois, near Chicagos OHare International Airport, the airlines largest traffic hub. ... Ozark Airlines is a former commercial airline that operated in the United States from 1950 until 1986, when it was purchased by Trans World Airlines. ...


The present terminal was dedicated in 1986 with a ceremony that U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elizabeth Dole attended. The Cedar Rapids Airport was renamed The Eastern Iowa Airport in 1997 in order to reflect its status as a regional airport. In 2000 the airport enplaned and deplaned one million passengers for the first time in its history; it set a record in 2005 with 1,004,434 passengers. [1] Elizabeth Hanford Liddy Dole (born July 29, 1936) was elected to the United States Senate in 2002 to represent North Carolina for a term ending in 2009. ...


Airlines

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References

  • The Eastern Iowa Airport: History from The Eastern Iowa Airport's website, accessed February 26, 2006

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The Eastern Iowa Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (140 words)
The Eastern Iowa Airport (IATA: CID, ICAO: KCID) is a commercial airport in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in the United States.
The airport is located along Wright Brothers Boulevard on the southern edge of Cedar Rapids, about two miles (3.2 kilometers) west of Interstate 380.
Originally named the Cedar Rapids Airport, it was renamed The Eastern Iowa Airport in 1997 to reflect its status as a regional airport.
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