Northwest Iowa Regional Airport
City of Spencer
418 2nd Avenue West
Spencer, Iowa 51301
Fixed Base Operator Leading Edge Aviation
1957 330th Street
Spencer, Iowa 51301
General Info and Stats
The Northwest Iowa Regional Airport is owned by the City of Spencer. The Public Works Department has the primary maintenance responsibility at the Airport. Leading Edge Aviation is contracted as the Airport Manager and oversee the operations of the airport on a daily basis, including rental of hangar space, fueling, charter flights, and general aviation services.
The Northwest Iowa Regional Airport opened in 1942. The facility was operated by the Hunter Flying Club to train glider pilots. The orange hangar and beacon are from that time. The original site was 200 acres. Today 886 acres. 38.5 acres of this are paved. Buildings make up 2 acres. The remaining 560 acres is farm land.
The airport is located atop a northwest-southeast ridge 3.5 miles NW of Spencer, IA located in located in scenic Northwest Iowa. Okoboji and the Iowa Great Lakes are a short 15 miles and only a 90 mile trip to Sioux Falls. Avoid ATC delays at Sioux Falls by stopping in at NW IA Regional Airport.
Runway 12-30 is 100′ x 6000′. Runway 18-36 is 75′ x 5100′. Both runways are concrete grooved and are lit by remote 3 intensity lighting system. Private aircraft from ultralights to high performance jets use the airport. There is an ILS on Runway 12.
Our lobby is comfortable and the coffee is always on. You will find computerized weather information systems, phones and plenty of space for your flight planning. Books, charts, and other items are available for your convenience.
Rental cars by Enterprise and local car dealers, as well as taxis are available. Contact the FBO at (712) 262-1000 for more info.
- VOR/DME 110.0
12/30 Length:6,000 Width:100
18/36 Length:5,100 Width:75
Avionics Repair Facility
Spencer Avionics: (712) 262-2364
Turbine Engine Repair
Camm Air : (712) 262-0070
Fuel Available: 100LL, Jet A (click for current fuel prices)
Hours: 0700-1900 (Monday – Friday), 0800-1700 (Saturday & Sunday)
Uni-Com Frequency: 123.0
AWOS Frequency: 126.625 or Phone (712) 262-8885
Courtesy Van for Pilots