Capital City Airport
It is our pleasure to welcome you to the Capital City Airport and Frankfort. The Capital City Airport is a public-use airport that is owned and operated by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
In the heart of the Bluegrass, the airport is located one mile southwest of Frankfort, in Franklin County, Kentucky. Frankfort is the State capital as well as a principal trading center in the north-central region of Kentucky, making transportation vital to its economy. It is served by Interstate 64 and US Highway 127. Frankfort, the county seat, is the largest city, with a population of 28,602 in 2020.
Along with a 5,500-foot single runway, the airport has one full-service fixed-based operator (FBO) and an aircraft maintenance shop. The airport covers 355 acres and adjoins the Boone National Guard Center.
Home to 79 aircraft, including single and multi-engine airplanes and rotorcraft, the Capital City Airport sees an estimated 39,200 aircraft operations per year. This includes state government and Army National Guard operations, corporate activity, and recreational flying. Currently, the Airport has 41 existing aircraft T-hangars and approximately 17 tie-down spots.
The airport currently has a GPS (Global Positioning System) approach on both ends of the runway as well as Localizer/Distance Measuring Equipment (LOC/DME) and Very High-Frequency Omni-directional Range Station (VOR) approaches on Runway 25.
If your flight brings you to Kentucky, the Capital City Airport is equipped to meet your line service requirements. Our professional line personnel can handle any aircraft quickly, safely, and with courteous attention to detail. When you taxi into the airport, we will be there to greet you.
Whether you need full or self-service aircraft refueling, we pride ourselves on bringing you low prices while maintaining high-quality service. We offer Titan Aviation fuel and accept most major credit cards.
Thank you for choosing Capital City Airport. We trust your visit will be enjoyable and hope that you continue to use our airport for your travel needs in the near future. We look forward to serving you on your next trip.