Just the Facts

Airport Identifier Code:
LEX

Location:
Six miles west of Lexington

Elevation:
979 feet

Management:
Blue Grass Airport is owned and operated by the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Airport Board, a 10-member board of directors appointed by the mayor of Lexington and confirmed by the Urban County Council.

Terminal:
15 gates, 10 jet bridges

Terminal Space:
173,619 square feet

Runways:
Runway 4-22, 7,003 feet x 150 feet, ILS CAT I, grooved asphalt. Runway 9-27, 4,000 feet x 75 feet, concrete.

Airlines:
Allegiant, American, Delta and United

Top Five Destinations:
Orlando, Punta Gorda/Ft. Myers, Ft. Lauderdale, St. Petersburg/Clearwater and Chicago O'Hare

Non-Stop Cities:
Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Ft. Lauderdale, Houston, Minneapolis, Myrtle Beach, New York, Orlando Sanford, Philadelphia, Punta Gorda/Southwest Florida, Savannah/Hilton Head, St. Petersburg/Clearwater and Washington, DC

Daily Flights:
40 departures, 40 arrivals

Passenger Statistics:
1,245,251 (2015)

Horse Transport Statistics:
750 (2015)

Vehicle Parking:
1,903 spaces

Population:
Lexington MSA: 429,889; Catchment Area: 1,024,859; Service Area: 1,539,225

Marketing Area:
Primary: 54 counties

First Aircraft:
July 11, 1942 (B-25 Bomber)

First Comm. Aircraft:
October 13, 1946 (DC-3-Eastern/Delta)

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