Municipal Airport

Responsibilities

Great Bend Municipal Airport (KGBD) serves the central Kansas region’s needs for air travel and air cargo. Originally built in 1943 to support B-29 Superfortress crews, the airfield currently maintains a primary runway 7851’ X 100’, and a crosswind runway 4751’ X 75’, both in good condition. Located approximately 3 miles west of Great Bend, the airport is home to approximately 50 locally based aircraft, and is a popular mid-America fuel stop for small and large personal and business aircraft.

Airport Staff:

  • Maintains the airport movement areas and non-movement areas in accordance with FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) guidelines.
  • Maintains and improves hangar and terminal facilities for based aircraft and transient aircraft.
  • Maintains aviation fuel storage and dispensing facilities.
  • Provides airfield reporting conditions during all inclement weather events.
  • Coordinates and enforces all state and federal directives for safe operation of the airport.

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Events!

Great Bend Airport Airfest scheduled for September 28-30, 2018!!