The Capital City Airport Division provides safe and cost effective in-state and out-of-state transportation to state employees, maintains all state aircraft, and operates the Capital City Airport.
Capital City Airport Division - Flight Operations
The Capital City Airport Division currently has five aircraft available for economical travel. The single and twin-engine airplanes provide direct transportation and the helicopters provide more flexibility with site-to-site transportation.
Our services include passenger transportation, aerial videography, wildlife survey and many other specialty flights.
Flying increases employee productivity and reduces overtime/comp time, overnight lodging and per diem, etc.
Rate information and a list of aircraft available for official state business.
Capital City Airport
The Capital City Airport is a public use airport that is owned and operated by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
The Capital City Airport is located one mile southwest of Frankfort, in Franklin County, Kentucky. Frankfort is the State capital as well as a principal trading center in the north-central region of Kentucky, making transportation vital to its economy. It is served by Interstate 64 and US Highway 127. Frankfort, the county seat, is the largest city with a population of 27,741 in 2000.
Along with a 5,500-foot single runway, the Capital City Airport has one full-service fixed-based operator (FBO) and an aircraft maintenance shop. The Airport covers 355 acres and adjoins the Boone National Guard Center.
Home to 79 aircraft, including single and multi engine airplanes and rotorcraft, the Capital City Airport sees an estimated 39,200 aircraft operations per year. This includes state government and Army National Guard operations, corporate activity and pleasure flying. Currently the Airport has 41 existing aircraft T-hangars and approximately 17 tie-down spots. Numerous restaurants and lodging are available in Frankfort.
The Capital City Airport currently has a GPS (Global Positioning System) approach on both ends of the runway as well as Localizer/Distance Measuring Equipment (LOC/DME) and Very High Frequency Omni-directional Range Station (VOR) approaches on Runway 25.