[KDSM]

KDSM Des Moines International Airport (2,625 acres) Des Moines, IA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KIKV] 10 NE ; [3Y3] 19 SW ; [KAMW] 28 N ; [KPRO] 28 NW ;(ave. distance: 21 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 135 (66 single-props, 22 … Continue reading

1990 vs 2005 vs 2016 Operations: Exposing FAA’s Inaccurate Forecasts

While doing some online research and archiving of older FAA documents, I ran into a copy of FAA’s 1993 Aviation System Capacity Plan. (click here for an archived copy of the 389-page document). Within this document, Table A-3 offered a … Continue reading

[KIKV]

KIKV Ankeny Regional Airport (442 acres) Ankeny, IA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KDSM] 10 SW ; [KAMW] 18 N ; [KTNU] 24 E ; [KBNW] 25 NW ;(ave. distance: 19 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 92 (79 single-props, 7 multi-props) (5 … Continue reading