Lawrence Municipal Airport (IATA: LWC, ICAO: KLWC, FAA LID: LWC) is an airport three miles north of Lawrence, in Douglas County, Kansas, used for general aviation and air taxi.
== Facilities ==
The airport covers 486 acres (197 ha) at an elevation of 833 feet (254 m). Runway 15/33 is 5,700 by 100 feet (1,737 x 30 m) asphalt and 1/19 is 3,901 by 75 feet (1,189 x 23 m) concrete.In the year ending September 30, 2008 the airport had 32,700 aircraft operations with an average 89 per day: 93% general aviation, 6% air taxi and <1% military.
(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)
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