Lake Elmo Airport

Lake Elmo Airport (21D)

Located between St. Paul to the west and the St. Croix River to the east, Lake Elmo Airport (21D) is convenient for both business and leisure travelers. Several improvements are underway at Lake Elmo which are expected to be completed in 2022.

Airport Info


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

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Lake Elmo Airport at a Glance:

Direct jobs
Total jobs
$12.8 million
Total economic output
Annual landings and takeoffs

Hangar Information and Tenant Forms

There are many options for securing hangar space at our airports, including hangars for sale, rent and sublease. There are also sites to build a new hangar. Click below for hangar listings, contact information and the necessary hangar forms.

Hangar Listings and Tenant Forms

Lake Elmo Airport Advisory Commission

The Lake Elmo Airport Advisory Commission is comprised of appointed airport users and community representatives from Washington County and the communities that surround Lake Elmo Airport (21D). The Commission's purpose is to bring together airport stakeholders to discuss issues related to airport development, aircraft operations and noise. The MAC Community Relations Office provides technical support for these meetings.

The first meeting for the LEAAC was held on May 26, 2021 (see details below). The meeting schedule is established during LEAAC meetings, and the next meeting is scheduled for December 1, 2021 at 3 p.m. Details will be published on our meeting calendar when they are available.

LEAAC Bylaws LEAAC Workplan 2021-2022

Lake Elmo Joint Airport Zoning Board Archived Documents

The Lake Elmo Joint Airport Zoning Board formally adopted the Final Zoning Ordinance at its meeting on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, and is no longer active.

Find a comprehensive offering of JAZB documents at the link.

See archived JAZB documents

Long-Term Comprehensive Plan

The MAC’s seven-airport system functions as a unit to manage air traffic in the region surrounding Minneapolis and St. Paul. A key part of that unified effort is the development of long-term comprehensive plans (LTCP) for each of our airports.

Lake Elmo LTCP

Noise Management

The MAC – working together with communities, aircraft operators and the Federal Aviation Administration – has developed several strategies for helping reduce aircraft noise in neighborhoods around each of our seven airports, including Airlake.

View the Lake Elmo Noise Abatement Plan

Pilot Resources

There are two non-precision instrument approaches to the airport, which has no control tower. Runway 14/32 is 2,850' x 75', while 4/22 measures 2,497' x 75.' Fueling, flight training and aircraft maintenance services are available from a fixed-base operator.

See 21D air navigation information See 21D pilot guide See fixed-base operators at 21D

Real Estate Development

The MAC’s seven airports have parcels available for non-aeronautical development. Find out about opportunities at our Real Estate website.

Develop with the MAC

Contact Lake Elmo Airport

Looking for information about flying in or out of 21D, or anything else related to Lake Elmo Airport? Simply fill out the contact form below and receive a response within 24 hours. 

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