Named after the city in which it is located, Crystal Airport also sits adjacent to Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center. The airport currently has three paved and one turf runway and two non-precision instrument approaches. Runway 14L-32R is 3,263' x 75'; Runway 14R-32L is 3,266' x 75'; and Runway 6L-24R is 2,499' x 75'. Closed during the winter months, turf Runway 6R-24L is 2,122' x 150'. A fixed-base operator is on site, as is an FAA-operated air traffic control tower, which operates daily in winter from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and in summer from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
In 2015, there were 41,838 landings and takeoffs. There are 185 based aircraft at Crystal Airport.
2035 Long Term Comprehensive Plan
The long term comprehensive planning process for Crystal Airport is now underway.
The original draft 2035 LTCP for Crystal Airport was published for comments in September 2016. Following receipt of those comments, MAC staff determined that refinements to the draft recommendations were in order.
A public notice has been published and an open house has been scheduled to provide the public an opportunity to learn more and comment on the refined plan. Click on the link below for more information.
Comments regarding the draft LTCP can be emailed to Crystal-Airport-LTCP-Comments@mspmac.org or physically mailed to Neil Ralston, MAC Airport Development, 6040 28th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55450.
September 2016 version of the Draft 2035 LTCP
2025 Long Term Comprehensive Plan - Adopted December 2008