Bellefontaine Municipal Airport

Bellefontaine Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 7I7) was a public-use, general aviation airport north of Bellefontaine, OH. It opened about 1967 and was replaced by Bellefontaine Regional Airport in 2002.

Bellefontaine Municipal Airport
Airport typePublic
OperatorCity of Bellefontaine
LocationBellefontaine, Ohio
Closedend date
OccupantsBellefontaine Air Squadron No. 2
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (-5)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (-4)

The runway was located at 40°24′43″N 83°44′13″W / 40.412°N 83.737°W / 40.412; -83.737, 4400 feet long parallel to the railroad.

History edit

The first flight at the airport's eventual location flew on August 1, 1912. The Bellefontaine Air Squadron No. 2 used the airport for many years.[1]

The airport was closed in 2022 and replaced by the Bellefontaine Regional Airport.

References edit

  1. ^ "Bellefontaine Airport Pylon Historical Marker". Retrieved 2023-07-10.