Lake Elmo

An easy drive to the St. Paul business district or to scenic destinations along the St. Croix River, such as Stillwater, Minnesota and Hudson, Wisconsin, Lake Elmo Airport is conveniently located for both business and leisure travelers. The airport is served by a fixed base operator and an aircraft maintenance provider. Lake Elmo Airport has two runways. Runway 14/32 is 2,850' x 75', while 4/22 measures 2,497' x 75.' There are two non-precision instrument approaches to the airport, which has no control tower. Fueling, flight training and aircraft maintenance services are available from a fixed-base operator.

The airport has a total annual economic output of $12.8 million and supports 60 jobs, including 14 directly tied to on-airport businesses.

There are 189 aircraft based at Lake Elmo Airport and in 2018, there were 31,693 landings and takeoffs.

Economic Impact

Direct Jobs: 14
Total Jobs: 60
Total Economic Output $12.8 million

Environmental Review Process

The Metropolitan Airports Commission has begun the environmental review process for Lake Elmo Airport's improvements project. 

Learn more about this effort by visiting the project site.

Long Term Planning Documents 

Final 2035 Lake Elmo Airport Long Term Comprehensive Plan – adopted by MAC September 2016

The Lake Elmo Airport 2035 LTCP has been finalized and can be downloaded here. Volume 1 contains the report. Volume 2 includes the appendices, including the public comments (and responses) received as part of the community and stakeholder engagement process.  All documents are in PDF format and require Adobe Reader© software to read or download.

Volume 1 - Lake Elmo Airport Final 2035 LTCP: Narrative Report
Volume 2 - Lake Elmo Airport Final 2035: Appendices 1-8
Volume 2 - Lake Elmo Airport Final 2035: Appendix 9 - Public Comments 

Archived documents related to the 2035 Long Term Comprehensive plan can be found here. (Node: add link)

General Information


3275 Manning Ave., Box 2
Lake Elmo, MN 55042
United States

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Phil Tiedeman

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