To maximize safe, efficient, high quality access to the global airspace system for the betterment of Columbus and south central Indiana.


To be the airport that provides the greatest possible benefit for all users while enhancing business and educational opportunities for Columbus and south central Indiana.

Master Plan

Click http://bakmasterplan.com/ to access the Master Plan, which is currently being developed. Check back often for future FAA approved chapters.

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.

Jet Access

FBO services, including flight training, are available from Jet Access.

Their concierge team will coordinate hotels, transportation, fuel, and your aviation needs.

Bradley Aircraft Company

Visit Bradley Aircraft Company for your universal maintenance and aircraft technical support. Bradley Aircraft Company.

Eagle Avionics

Let Eagle Avionics provide superior solutions and service to your avionic system. Eagle Avionics.

Blackerby’s Hangar Five Restaurant

Located in the terminal building, the Hangar Five offers delicious food and a superb view of aviation activities. The restaurant is open Monday through Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., serving breakfast and lunch.

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.