The airport's tenant base is quite unique. When combined with its sister facility in Lincoln, Nebraska, Duncan Aviation is the largest privately-owned aircraft re-manufacturing plant in North America. The WMU College of Aviation is the 3rd largest flight school in the United States. Waco Aircraft Corporation is the only FAA certificated fixed-wing aircraft manufacturer in the State of Michigan.
Why Battle Creek?
Learn the answer in this airport promotional video, released in October 2016.
Battle Creek Executive Airport at Kellogg Field is located approximately 3 miles west of the City of Battle Creek and immediately south of the City of Springfield. The airport is situated on a 1,600-acre site, zoned for industrial use and is owned and operated by the City of Battle Creek.
For the 2015 calendar year, Battle Creek Executive Airport at Kellogg Field (known then as W.K. Kellogg Airport) was the 4th busiest airport in Michigan. Additionally, on a national basis, in 2015 the airport was ranked 203 out of 517 towered airports. These rankings are conducted by the Federal Aviation Administration and are based on aircraft operations.