A public open house is being held on Friday at Kentucky Dam Airport.
It’s happening from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on April 8, on the airport’s tarmac and terminal with remarks beginning promptly at 3:30 p.m.
You’ll be able to learn about the recent improvements to the airport and the partnership between Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park and the City of Calvert City. Also, hear about future improvements and the ongoing master plan.
Here are some facts about Kentucky Dam Airport (M34)
- It is a huge economic engine for our city.
- Calvert City annexed Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park in 2014, including Kentucky Dam Airport.
- In 2017, the city acquired the license to manage M34.
- The city gained control of the airport through a partnership with the state park in 2018 and hired Hanson, Inc., a consultant, to assist with its upgrading including recertification by the Federal Aviation Administration, repaving the runway, installing a new aircraft and jet fuel pump station and two new hangars constructed.
- The state has contributed over $3 million to the cost of improvements.
- April 2020, new fencing was installed, and the terminal was remodeled
- August 2021 – the new hangars were completed
- Hangars are monthly rents ($200 for small, $230 for medium, $276 for large, $150 for older hangers)
- One hangar is available for rent, all other hangars are rented.
- There are 20 hangar units in total
- Future plans include installing a wildlife fence, resurfacing the taxi, clearing the approach
- An average of 11,000 aircraft visit Kentucky Dam Airport yearly
- M34 offers a 4,000 ft paved, lighted airstrip strategically located close to Kentucky Lake. Aircraft parking is available (ramp or tie down), and there is a shower and restrooms onsite.
For more information, contact (270) 395-7138 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.