Website of the Antique Airplane Association and the Airpower Museum Last Update: Sep 15 2014

Visiting Antique Airfield

Take a journey back in time: Antique Airfield is a place where the history of aviation comes alive. Its grass runways, antique airway beacon, and metal hangars take us back to the "Golden Age" of Aviation.

Antique Airfield, landing south
Photo by Rob Bach

Antique Airfield is the home of the Antique Airplane Association, Inc., the Airpower Museum, Inc., and the APM Library of Flight, as well as the site for the annual AAA Invitational National Fly-In.

Driving to Visit Antique Airfield and the Airpower Museum

Click for hours and driving directions to the Airpower Museum and Antique Airfield.

Airport Data

  • Sectional Chart: Chicago
  • Airport Identifier: IA27
  • Elevation: 890 ft
  • Latitude: 40° 58' 40.04" N
  • Longitude: 92° 35' 15.682" W

Airport Data from Airnav.com

Runway 18/36
Dimensions: 2350 x 175 ft.
Surface: Turf, in good condition
Traffic Pattern: Left
Obstructions: Trees and Fence

The First Timer's Guide to The Blakesburg Fly-In has a number of tips on flying into the Antique Airfield runway. Please give it a read.

Note: heavy VFR traffic exists in the area of Antique Airfield during the Fly-In on Labor Day weekend. Put your head on a swivel as there are no radios at Antique Airfield.