Godman Army Airfield (IATA: FTK, ICAO: KFTK, FAA LID: FTK) is a military airport located on the Fort Knox United States Army post in Hardin County, Kentucky, United States. It has four runways and is used entirely by the United States Army Aviation Branch.
GODMAN ARMY AIR FIELD HISTORY
Godman Army Airfield was established about October 1918 for the 29th Aero Squadron for World War I at then Camp Knox United States Army Air Corps. Its initial mission was to support Army forces at Fort Knox. In the build-up of the Army prior to the United States’ entry into World War II and the establishment of the United States Army Air Forces, the 73d Observation Group was established at the airfield in November 1941, assigned to First Air Force. The 73d’s mission was to train and provide tactical reconnaissance in support of Army maneuvers.
GODMAN ARMY AIR FIELD LOCATION
GODMAN ARMY AIR FIELD FACTS
Elevation: 756 ft.
Runway length available: 05/23 1900×90 ft. :: 09/27 4999×150 ft. :: 15/33 5253×75 ft. :: 18/36 5185×150 ft.