Dubuque Regional Airport (IATA: DBQ, ICAO: KDBQ, FAA LID: DBQ) is a public use airport located seven nautical miles (8 mi, 13 km) southwest of the central business district of Dubuque, a city in Dubuque County, Iowa, United States. Situated along U.S. Highway 61, the airport is owned by the city of Dubuque, and is operated as a department of the city government. The city council appoints people for four-year terms to the Airport Commission board, which oversees the airport. For day to day operations, the Commission hires an airport manager to run the airport. DBQ is mostly used for general aviation, but has scheduled passenger service provided by one airline. There is also a charter service which is run by Chartaire, Inc. The airport also offers maintenance and refueling services, including services for jets.
DUBUQUE REGIONAL AIRPORT HISTORY
Northwest Airlines announced on February 7, 2008 that its regional partner Mesaba Airlines operating as Northwest Airlink will once again return with service to Dubuque with twice daily flights to and from Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport using Saab 340 aircraft. These flights began on June 20, 2008. On July 2, 2009, the merged Delta/Northwest Airlines announced it would discontinue all service to Dubuque citing weakened demand throughout its system. This left DBQ with only one airline providing commercial service.
DUBUQUE REGIONAL AIRPORT LOCATION
Dubuque Regional Airport (IATA: DBQ, ICAO: KDBQ, FAA LID: DBQ) is a public use airport located seven nautical miles (8 mi, 13 km) southwest of the central business district of Dubuque, a city in Dubuque County, Iowa, United States.
DUBUQUE REGIONAL AIRPORT FACTS
Elevation: 1077 ft.
Runway length available: 13/31 6502×100 ft. :: 18/36 6327×150 ft.