Humboldt Municipal Airport (Tennessee)

Humboldt Municipal Airport (FAA LID: M53) is a public-use airport located in Gibson County, Tennessee, United States. It is three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of the City of Humboldt, which owns the airport.[1] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it was classified as a general aviation airport.[2]

Humboldt Municipal Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Humboldt
ServesHumboldt, Tennessee
Elevation AMSL421 ft / 128 m
Coordinates35°48′08″N 088°52′30″W / 35.80222°N 88.87500°W / 35.80222; -88.87500
M53 is located in Tennessee
Location of airport in Tennessee
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 4,003 1,220 Asphalt
Statistics (1999)
Aircraft operations10,222
Based aircraft19

Facilities and aircraftEdit

Humboldt Municipal Airport covers an area of 128 acres (52 ha) at an elevation of 421 feet (128 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 4/22 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,003 by 75 feet (1,220 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending November 23, 1999, the airport had 10,222 aircraft operations, an average of 28 per day: 98.5% general aviation, 1% air taxi, and 0.5% military. At that time there were 19 aircraft based at this airport: 89.5% single-engine and 10.5% multi-engine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for M53 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 17 December 2009.
  2. ^ FAA National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems: 2009–2013 Archived August 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine

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