About Manhattan Regional Airport
The second-largest commercial airport in the state of Kansas, Manhattan Regional Airport is a public airport in Riley County. The airport lies 5 miles southwest of the central business district of Manhattan and is owned by the city. Located 8 miles southwest of the athletic complex of the Kansas State University and 4 miles east of a United States Army installation Fort Riley, Manhattan Regional Airport is used for planes chartered by the college sports teams and military. Manhattan Regional Airport is categorized by the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems as a primary commercial service airport.
The major airline is American Eagle. Covering an area of about 680 acres, Manhattan Regional Airport features two concrete surfaced runways. There are 42 aircraft based on the field of Manhattan Regional Airport, such as multiple-engine airplanes, jet airplanes, and single-engine airplanes. The major aircraft operations Manhattan Regional Airport provides are local general aviation, military, air taxi, commercial, and transient general aviation.