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Northwest Iowa Regional Airport

City of Spencer
418 2nd Avenue West
Spencer, IA 51301
(712) 580-7200
spencer@smunet.net

Fixed Base Operator
Leading Edge Aviation

1957 330th Street
Spencer, Iowa 51301
(712) 262-1000
spencerairport@smunet.net
 
General Information and Statistics

The Northwest Iowa Regional Airport is owned by the City of Spencer. The Public Works Department has the primary maintenance responsibility at the Airport. Leading Edge Aviation is contracted as the Airport Manager and oversee the operations of the airport on a daily basis, including rental of hangar space, fueling, charter flights, and general aviation services.

History
The Northwest Iowa Regional Airport opened in 1942. The facility was operated by the Hunter Flying Club to train glider pilots. The orange hangar and beacon are from that time. The original site was 200 acres. Today 886 acres. 38.5 acres of this are paved. Buildings make up 2 acres. The remaining 560 acres is farm land.

Location
The airport is located atop a northwest-southeast ridge 3.5 miles NW of Spencer, IA located in located in scenic Northwest Iowa. Okoboji and the Iowa Great Lakes are a short 15 miles and only a 90 mile trip to Sioux Falls. Avoid ATC delays at Sioux Falls by stopping in at NW IA Regional Airport.

Runway Info
Runway 12-30 is 100' x 6000'. Runway 18-36 is 75' x 5100'. Both runways are concrete grooved and are lit by remote 3 intensity lighting system. Private aircraft from ultralights to high performance jets use the airport. There is an ILS on Runway 12.

Lobby
Our lobby is comfortable and the coffee is always on. You will find computerized weather information systems, phones and plenty of space for your flight planning. Books, charts, and other items are available for your convenience.

Ground Transportation
Rental cars by Enterprise and local car dealers, as well as taxis are available. Contact the FBO at (712) 262-1000 for more info.

Navigation Aids  
VOR/DME 110.0  
ILS  
BEACON  
REIL  
VASI  
PAPI  
   
Runway  
12/30 Length:6,000 Width:100  
18/36 Length:5,100 Width:75  
     
Avionics Repair Facility  
Spencer Avionics: (712) 262-2364  
     
Turbine Engine Repair  
Camm Air : (712) 262-0070  
     
Miscellaneous

Fuel Available: 100LL, Jet A (click for current fuel prices)
Hours: 0700-1900 (Monday - Friday), 0800-1700 (Saturday & Sunday)
Elevation: 1339
Latitude: 43-09-45
Longitude: 95-11-30
IATA:SPW
ICAO:KSPW
Uni-Com Frequency: 123.0
AWOS Frequency: 126.625 or Phone (712) 262-8885
Ultralight Activity
Rental Cars
Courtesy van for pilots




Private Pilot Ground School

Take the first step towards a future in Aviation!

Periodic private pilot ground school classes are available with Leading Edge Aviation.

For additional information please contact:

Leading Edge Aviation Spencer F.B.O.
(712) 262-1000

 
Annual Airshow and Flight Breakfast

The Spencer Airshow and Flight Breakfast is coordinated with the annual Spencer event Flagfest, held each year on the second weekend in June.

 

 

 

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