Capital Region International Airport facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCapital Region International Airport
|FAA Airport Diagram|
|IATA: LAN – ICAO: KLAN – FAA LID: LAN|
|Owner/Operator||Capital Region Airport Authority|
Clinton County, Michigan, United States
|Elevation AMSL||861 ft / 262.4 m|
|Total passengers||376,790 10%|
|Total enplanements||190,257 10%|
|Total cargo (metric tons)||20,818 4%|
|Aircraft operations||31,895 0.3%|
|Sources: FAA, Michigan DOT|
Capital Region International Airport (IATA: LAN, ICAO: KLAN, FAA 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.
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
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.
A total of 376,790 passengers flew to and from Capital Region International Airport in 2014. Another 418,850 passengers flew in 2013. Earlier, 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.
UPS Airlines Boeing 767 cargo airplane
Images for kids
NOAA sectional chart of LAN airport, September 1935
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