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Joint Land Use Study (JLUS)

The Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) is a cooperative planning effort between Boone National Guard Center and the surrounding communities to examine growth issues around Boone Center and Capital City Airport.

Learn more about the JLUS.

JLUS Final Report (March 2013)


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

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.

Capital City Airport as seen the air 

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.​​

Capital City Airport
90 Airport Road
Frankfort, KY 40601
FAX: 502.564.0174

Capital City Airport Division
90 Airport Road
Frankfort, KY 40601
FAX: 502.564.0172

Flight Scheduling

State agencies can schedule a flight or obtain a free quote for a trip by calling our Flight Scheduling Office at 502.564.0099.

Contact Information

Scott Shannon
Assistant Director

Anthony Adams
Airport Manager


Budget Analyst

Serai Evans
Program Coordinator

Steve Seger
Aircraft Maintenance

Airport Master Plan

Airport Master Plan (2012)

Exhibit 2.1 - Airspace

Exhibit 5.1 - Terminal Land Use

App A - Airport Layout Plan

App B - Instrument Approaches

Related Links

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