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John F. Kennedy Memorial Airport

John F. Kennedy Memorial Airport
Airport type Public
Owner County & City of Ashland
Serves Ashland, Wisconsin
Elevation AMSL 827 ft / 252 m
ASX is located in Wisconsin
Location of airport in Wisconsin
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 5,197 1,584 Asphalt
13/31 3,498 1,066 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations 10,525
Based aircraft 33

John F. Kennedy Memorial Airport (ICAO: KASXFAA LID: ASX) is a city and county owned public use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) southwest of the central business district of Ashland, a city in Ashland County, Wisconsin, United States.[1] It is also known as JFK Memorial Airport.

This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Facilities and aircraft

John F. Kennedy Memorial Airport covers an area of 511 acres (207 ha) at an elevation of 827 feet (252 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways with asphalt surfaces: 2/20 is 5,197 by 100 feet (1,584 x 30 m) and 13/31 is 3,498 by 75 feet (1,066 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending September 22, 2010, the airport had 10,525 aircraft operations, an average of 28 per day: 95% general aviation, 4.8% air taxi, and 0.2% military. At that time there were 33 aircraft based at this airport: 88% single-engine, 6% ultralight, 3% multi-engine, and 3% jet.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for ASX (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
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External links

  • JFK Memorial Airport at City of Ashland web site
  • JFK Memorial Airport PDF at Wisconsin DOT Airport Directory
  • Aerial image as of May 1993 from USGS The National Map
  • FAA Terminal Procedures for ASX, effective December 10, 2015
  • Resources for this airport:
    • FAA airport information for ASX
    • AirNav airport information for KASX
    • ASN accident history for ASX
    • FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker
    • NOAA/NWS latest weather observations
    • SkyVector aeronautical chart, Terminal Procedures

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