Eagle Creek Airpark

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Eagle Creek Airpark
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Indianapolis Airport Authority
Serves Indianapolis, Indiana
Elevation AMSL 823 ft / 251 m
Coordinates 39°49′51″N 086°17′40″W / 39.83083°N 86.29444°W / 39.83083; -86.29444
Map
EYE is located in Indiana
EYE
EYE
Location of airport in Indiana
EYE is located in the US
EYE
EYE
EYE (the US)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3/21 4,200 1,280 Asphalt
Statistics
Aircraft operations (2015) 21,879
Based aircraft (2018) 100

Eagle Creek Airpark (ICAO: KEYE, FAA LID: EYE) is a public use airport located seven nautical miles (13 km) west of the central business district of Indianapolis, a city in Marion County, Indiana, United States. It is owned by the Indianapolis Airport Authority and serves as a reliever airport for Indianapolis International Airport.[1]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned EYE by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[2]

Facilities and aircraft

Eagle Creek Airpark covers an area of 315 acres (127 ha) at an elevation of 823 feet (251 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 3/21 which measures 4,200 by 75 feet (1,280 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2015, the airport had 21,879 aircraft operations, an average of 60 per day: 94% general aviation and 6% air taxi. In June 2018, there were 100 aircraft based at this airport: 78 single-engine, 17 multi-engine, and 5 jet.[1]

Eagle Creek Aviation Services, the airport's fixed-base operator (FBO) is an authorized service center for Cessna Citation, Cirrus Design and Twin Commander aircraft.[3] ECAS is also one of the eight U.S. service centers for the Embraer Phenom.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for EYE (Form 5010 PDF), effective June 21, 2018.
  2. ^ Great Circle Mapper: KEYE - Indianapolis, Indiana - Eagle Creek Airpark
  3. ^ Eagle Creek Aviation Services, the fixed-base operator (FBO)
  4. ^ Embraer Executive Jets: Service Center Network

External links

  • Eagle Creek Airpark, official page from Indianapolis Airport Authority
  • Aerial photo from Indiana Department of Transportation
  • Aerial photo at Airliners.net
  • FAA Terminal Procedures for EYE - Eagle Creek Airpark, effective November 8, 2018
  • Resources for this airport:
    • FAA airport information for EYE
    • AirNav airport information for KEYE
    • FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker
    • NOAA/NWS latest weather observations
    • SkyVector aeronautical chart, Terminal Procedures


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