Goodland Municipal Airport (IATA: GLD, ICAO: KGLD, FAA LID: GLD) (Renner Field) is two miles north of Goodland, in Sherman County, Kansas, United States.
== Facilities ==
The airport covers 372 acres (151 ha) at an elevation of 3,656 feet (1,114 m). It has three runways: 12/30 is 5,499 by 100 feet (1,676 x 30 m) concrete; 5/23 is 3,501 by 75 feet (1,067 x 23 m) asphalt; 17/35 is 1,800 by 40 feet (549 x 12 m) turf.In the year ending July 16, 2007 the airport had 43,000 aircraft operations, average 117 per day: 98% general aviation, 1% air taxi and 1% military.
(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)
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