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 Classic Aircraft is the only FAA certificated fixed-wing aircraft manufacturer in the State of Michigan.
Why Battle Creek?
Learn the answer is this airport promotional video, released in October 2016.
W.K. Kellogg Airport 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 2011 calendar year,
Kellogg Airport was the 5th busiest airport in Michigan. Additionally,
on a national basis, in 2011 W.K. Kellogg Airport was ranked number 185
out of 512 towered airports. These rankings are conducted by the Federal
Aviation Administration and are based on aircraft operations.