The Albert Lea Airport originated as a private field in the 1920’s on the west side of town. It has been at it’s current location since the 1950’s, where it is conveniently located near the I90 & I35 corridor.
The existing airfield consists of consists of two bituminous surfaced runways. One northwest-southeast runway (17/35) and one southwest-northeast runway (5/23). Runway 17/35 is served by a parallel taxiway. Runway 17/35 is 5000′ long by 100′ wide. Runway 5/23 is 2900′ long by 75′ wide. Runway 17/35 has a GPS/LPV approach with weather minimums of 250′ and 3/4 mile visibility as well as VOR, Medium Intensity Runway Lights (MIRLS), Runway End Identifier Lights (REILS), and a Precision Approach Path Indicator. Runway 17 has Omni-directional Approach Lights. Runway 5/23 has no instrument approach, runway lighting or visual navigational aids.
For more information regarding airport operations contact:
T-Hangars, as available, can be rented for $95/mo. Contact the Engineering Department for more information.
Citizens are encouraged to serve on the Albert Lea Airport Advisory Board, an advisory body to the Albert Lea City Council and city staff. If interested in serving on the board contact Steven Jahnke.