Iowa City Municipal Airport

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 Airport Entry and Parking

About the Airport

The Iowa City Municipal Airport is located two miles southwest of Downtown Iowa City in Johnson County and in close proximity to Interstates 80 and 380, as well as U.S. Highways 6 and 218, and Iowa Highway 1.

Iowa City is the home of the University of Iowa, with a student body of approximately 31,000. The Airport is integrated into the activities of the University, including the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, the medical college, other academic colleges, and the athletics department.

The Airport is the third most active general aviation airport in Iowa with 92 aircraft based here, conducting approximately 36,000 flight operations annually. These operations generate $24 million of activity into the local economy (Iowa DOT "Aviation's Impact on Economic Activity" 2022).

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The Airport Commission

The Iowa City Municipal Airport is operated by the Airport Commission. The Airport Commission is comprised of five members, appointed by the Mayor/City Council, and meets on the second Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. in the airport terminal conference room, 1801 S. Riverside Drive.

Vision Statement

The Iowa City Municipal Airport supports the strategic goals of the City of Iowa City and is an integral community asset that contributes to the region’s economic vitality and evokes community pride.

Mission Statement

The Iowa City Municipal Airport, directed by the Airport Commission, provides a safe, cost-effective general aviation facility. The Airport creates and enriches economic, educational, healthcare, cultural, and recreational opportunities for the greater Iowa City community.