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Capital Region International Airport
Lansing Capital Region International Airport Entrance.jpg
FAA Airport Diagram
IATA: LANICAO: KLANFAA LID: LAN
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator Capital Region Airport Authority
Serves Lansing, Michigan
Location DeWitt Township,
Clinton County, Michigan,  United States
Elevation AMSL 861 ft / 262.4 m
Coordinates 42°46′43.10″N 84°35′10.30″W / 42.778639°N 84.586194°W / 42.778639; -84.586194Coordinates: 42°46′43.10″N 84°35′10.30″W / 42.778639°N 84.586194°W / 42.778639; -84.586194
Website www.FlyLansing.com
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10R/28L 8,506 2,593 Asphalt
10L/28R 3,601 1,098 Asphalt
6/24 5,002 1,525 Asphalt/Concrete
Statistics (2014)
Total passengers 376,790 Decrease 10%
Total enplanements 190,257 Decrease 10%
Total cargo (metric tons) 20,818 Increase 4%
Aircraft operations 31,895 Increase 0.3%
Sources: FAA, Michigan DOT

Capital Region International Airport (IATA: LANICAO: KLANFAA LID: LAN), is a public airport in DeWitt Township, Clinton County, Michigan. The airport is northwest of Lansing, Michigan. The airport has three runways and is 2160 acres (874.12 ha) in size. The airport is owned and operated by the Capital Region Airport Authority.

History

The airport opened in July 1928. Cargo service from the airport began on July 17, 1928, on Transamerican Airlines. Passenger service began on September 1, 1929, on Kohler Airlines. The current terminal building opened in 1959. The first international flights (to Cancún, Mexico) began in December 2009 on USA3000 Airlines. Allegiant Air served the airport from 2003-2009 and 2012-2015 with flights to Florida.

Airlines and destinations

Delta Air Lines, Sun Country Airlines, and United Airlines are passenger airlines that serve Capital Region International Airport. UPS Airlines is a cargo airline that serves the airport.

The airport has domestic passenger flights to Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, and Washington, D.C. The airport has seasonal international passenger flights to Cancún, Mexico and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The airport has cargo flights to Columbus and Louisville.

376,790 passengers flew to and from Capital Region International Airport in 2014. 418,850 passengers flew in 2013. 656,703 passengers flew in 2000. 45,896,074 pounds (20,818,109 kg) of cargo flew to and from the airport in 2014. 64,844,276 pounds (29,412,869 kg) of cargo flew in 2000.

LAN Airline Route Map-2013 Feb-updated 2012 Aug
Destinations with non-stop service from Lansing (as of February 2013)

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