Located south of the Twin Cities, near Lakeville and Farmington, Minnesota, Airlake Airport has a single 4,098' x 75' runway and full length parallel taxiway. The airport offers a precision instrument approach to Runway 30 and a non-precision approach to Runway 12. Pilots use common traffic advisory procedures flying to and from the airport, which has no air traffic control tower.
Although used primarily by recreational pilots, Airlake Airport is located near one of Minnesota's largest industrial parks, making it ideally suited for related business aviation needs as well. A fixed base operator provides fueling and other aircraft maintenance services.
The airport annually experiences more than 33,000 landings and takeoffs. There are 133 aircraft based at the airport .
Future plans include new hangars in the southwest corner of the airfield, expanding the primary runway to 4,600 feet, and developing a 2,500-foot crosswind runway.
2035 Long Term Comprehensive Planning Process
The Metropolitan Airports Commission is in the midst up updating the airport's 2025 LTCP to reflect a planning period out to the year 2035. A draft plan is now ready for public comment.
2025 Long Term Comprehensive Plan - Airlake (adopted December 2008)