Washburn Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 5C8) is a public airport located four miles (6.5 km) north of the central business district of Washburn, in McLean County, North Dakota, United States. It is owned by the Washburn Airport Authority.
== Facilities and aircraft ==
Washburn Municipal Airport covers an area of 40 acres (16 ha) which contains two runways: 8/26 with a 3,700 by 60 ft (1,128 x 18 m) concrete surface and 17/35 with a 2,235 by 120 ft (681 x 37 m) turf surface.For the 12-month period ending July 31, 2007, the airport had 1,700 aircraft operations: 76% general aviation, 18% air taxi, and 6% military.
(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)
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