The Crystal River Airport
Fixed Base Operator
Crystal Aero Group, Inc.
Tom Davis, Owner
718 N. Lindbergh Drive
Crystal River, FL 34429
Phone: (352) 795-6868
The airport is located on a 196 acre site three miles south of the Crystal River Business District on Florida's central Gulf Coast at the Northeast corner of U.S. Hwy. 19 and Venable Road.
The airport has two non-intersecting runways. These runways are Runway 09/27, which is 4,555 feet long by 75 feet wide and Runway 18/36, which is 2,665 feet long by 100 feet wide. Runway 09/27 is asphalt and in good condition. Runway 18/36 is turf and in good condition. Runway 09/27 has a full parallel taxiway, while Runway 18/36 does not have a taxiway. The airport has a large FBO general aviation terminal building with approximately 20 parking spaces for automobiles. The aircraft ramp can accommodate 53 aircraft. The current Airport Reference Code (ARC) as defined by the FAA Circular 150/5300-13 for the airport is B-II.
Ten nested T-hangars are currently under construction and are scheduled to be completed in July 2012.
Crystal River Airport serves a wide range of general aviation needs. Business flights comprise about 30 percent of the overall operations. The airport could support significant growth in flight training and corporate aviation.
Flight training, domestic and foreign, is a significant component of this airport's general aviation activity with benefits extending into the community through lodging, food and recreational activities. Roughly 40 percent of the airport’s annual operations are related to flight training. The airport also attracts a number of transient or visiting aircraft with approximately 25 percent of the airport’s business originating from transient users. The transient users frequent the airport for business, tourism, golf and dining in the community. The airport is conveniently located to support public service functions of search and rescue, MedEvac, forestry, and fish and wildlife surveys that account for approximately 5% of the operations.
The Airport has an Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) and Jet A and 100LL fuel which is serviced by the Fixed Base Operator (FBO).