Boscobel Airport (ICAO: KOVS, FAA LID: OVS), also known as Boscobel Municipal Airport is a city owned public use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) northeast of the central business district of Boscobel, a city in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States.It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2019–2023, in which it is categorized as a local general aviation facility.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned OVS by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.
== Facilities and aircraft ==
Boscobel Airport covers an area of 382 acres (155 ha) at an elevation of 673 feet (205 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 7/25 measuring 5,000 by 75 feet (1,524 by 23 m) and 2/20 measuring 3,656 by 58 ft (1,114 by 18 m).For the 12-month period ending June 15, 2017, the airport had 12,400 aircraft operations, an average of 34 per day: 97% general aviation, 2% air taxi and 1% military. In June 2020, there were 26 aircraft based at this airport: 23 single-engine and 3 multi-engine.
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