Like a jewel with many facets, Columbus Municipal Airport offers a wide range of attractions to both the flying and the non-flying public.
Columbus Municipal Airport provides two runways, with the primary runway of 5-23 measuring 6401’ long by 150’ wide. The crosswind runway 14-32 measures 5000’ long by 100’ wide. Runway 23 is served by a precision instrument approach, ILS with MALSR, plus an NDB with GPS overlay.
Rhoades Air Center
FBO services, including flight training, are available from Rhoades Air Center. An avionics shop completes the service area.
Hangar Five Restaurant
The airport is also home to the Hangar Five Restaurant. The restaurant is open Monday and Tuesday, 6:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday through Sunday, 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Located in the terminal building, the Hangar Five offers delicious food and a superb view of aviation activities.
Air Museum and Chapel
A short walk takes visitors to the Atterbury-Bakalar Air Museum, where the military history of the Airport is preserved and displayed. The museum features memorabilia from WW II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Nearby is the historic old air base Chapel, restored and named in honor of Jeanne Lewellen Norbeck, a Bartholomew County resident and former WASP, who died in service to her country.