An active morning at Capital City Airport. 🛩️⛽️
The Capital City Airport is a public use airport that is owned and operated by the Commonwealth of K It is served by Interstate 64 and US Highway 127.
The Capital City Airport is located one mile southwest of Frankfort, in Franklin County, Kentucky. Frankfort is the State capital as well as a principal trading center in the north—central region of Kentucky, making transportation vital to its economy. Frankfort, the county seat, is the largest city with a population of 27,741 in 2000. Along with a 5,500-foot single runway, the Capital City Airpor
t has one full-service fixed-based operator (FBO) and an aircraft maintenance shop. The Airport covers 355 acres and adjoins the Boone National Guard Center. The Capital City Airport currently has a GPS (Global Positioning System) approach on both ends of the runway as well as Localizer/Distance Measuring Equipment (LOC/DME) and Very High Frequency Omni-directional Range Station (VOR) approaches on Runway 24.
An active morning at Capital City Airport. 🛩️⛽️
"Take me back to Aviation Day!" 😫
Here you go! 😏 Check out our recap video. 👇
Thanks to all the staff, volunteers, sponsors, vendors, emergency response teams, performers, and so many more who made this day possible!
Kentucky Department of Aviation
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Commonwealth Credit Union
Frankfort Public Transit
202nd Army Band of the Kentucky National Guard
Civil Air Patrol Frankfort KY
Wings Flight Training
Kentucky State Police
City of Frankfort Fire & EMS
Franklin County Fire Department
Frankfort Police Department and Emergency 911
Franklin County Sheriff’s Office KY
Hoggy's Ice Cream
Smoke On Aviation
More 📸 from Aviation Day 2023 at Capital City Airport!!! 🤩🤩🤩
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Thank you to everyone who helped share our posts!! 🐰
We’re happy to report that Bunny has in fact found her way home to sweet baby Taylor!
It was clear Taylor was the owner as Bunny hopped with joy when she saw her! Especially after we made Bunny mow today! 😬
Taylor, and family come see us again soon! Bunny you’ve always got a home here at Capital City Airport!
CHECK THIS OUT!!! 👀
Thanks, The Frankfort State Journal, for the feature on Capital City Airport's Aviation Day! We are still on 'cloud 9' from the great event. Thanks again to everyone who came out. We'll be posting more pictures from the amazing day later!
Smoke On Aviation
It’s a slower week compared to last week, but is still underway!
We even have a another special someone that’s looking for their owner too!
Because this is a working airport and we’re understaffed, we’ll be sure to keep them busy until they find their owners! Kentucky Department of Aviation do these two meet the minimums for your helicopter position?!
If you lost or misplaced an item this weekend be sure to stop by the FBO Capital City Airport to claim your property!
Thank you again to everyone who made it out to Aviation Day at Capital City Airport! We had over 5,000 people in attendance throughout the day and the weather was BEAUTIFUL from start to finish. A special thank you to all of our performers, vendors, and sponsors! The event was amazing.
Here are a few pictures from the day. 📸
If your missing a special someone, you can claim it at the FBO, tomorrow or Monday!
(We’ve got kids too, and we know how hard one night can be without a snuggly, if this is yours just message us and we’ll be sure to work out a quick return)!
Thank you to Ale-8-One for keeping our volunteers and partners hydrated!
Thank you for a successful Aviation Day Capital City Airport!
Feeling Froggy!!! 🐸 Come see us!!!
Smoke On Aviation come out and see these guys!! Now, and again at 1:00pm!
Smoke on Aviation! Let’s Roll! 🏁🛩️🛩️🛩️🛩️🏁
Come see the ERV! Emergency Response Vehicle, a whopping 48,000 pounds!!! 🚓
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Bridge Inspection Program! 🌁
Army National Guard is here today and they have brought the fun!!!
The day has arrived!!! ✈️ stop by Capital City Airport!
Dream flight Charities is ready for you!!! ✈️💪🏼
We are in the final stages of marking your parking space for Aviation Day! Below is a diagram of where you can park onsite and alternate locations. We want to specifically thank Commonwealth Credit Union, Frankfort Public Transit, Civil Air Patrol Frankfort KY, Frankfort Kiwanis, and the FCHS JROTC for volunteering their assistance to make this event a great success!
⛅️🛩"Get Ready to Soar High on Aviation Day with Wings Flight Training!"🛩⛅️
This year, Aviation Day is set to reach new heights, and we've got something extraordinary in store for you! Imagine the thrill of taking to the skies, the world below you as you embark on an exhilarating adventure.
Prepare to experience the magic of aviation up close and personal, as Wings Flight Training offers you the chance to take to the skies with their incredible Discovery Flights – and the best part? It's only $30 per person!
Lasting between 20 to 30 minutes, these flights will take you on a journey you won't soon forget. They're suitable for ages 4 and up, so bring the whole family along for this fantastic experience!
Registration will be available during the event on Saturday, and the Discovery Flights will commence after the final airshow, starting around 2 p.m. Get ready to take flight, make memories, and embrace the excitement of Aviation Day!
If interested in the EAA Young Eagles Flights, which offer free flights for kids ages 8-17, please follow the Kentucky Department of Aviation page for announcements on when those flights are taking place in a community near you!
Sound on! 🔊
Commence drooling in 3...2...1! Capital City Airport wants you to spend the day with us! Come out for the airshow, view the static displays, and don't go hungry! Community Que 🐷, Hoggy's Ice Cream 🍦, and Cindy with Big Tricky's Catering 🍔 have you covered!!!
Our first ever plane pull event is just around the corner, and we don't want you to miss out on receiving your participant shirt! Reserve your spot in our competition by the end of the day Friday to ensure that you receive yours!
Registration is $35 per individual, with the option to pull by yourself, as a two person team, or **NEWLY ADDED** with a group of three or four members. Register today at https://www.zeffy.com/en-US/ticketing/900b5c1c-7ef2-46b8-95a9-d30cbdd34e08
Photos from the ramp this weekend and a very special VIP in the FBO. ✈️✈️
Worried about a long walk to/from your car? Don't be! Our in-kind sponsor Frankfort Public Transit has you covered!! 🚍
Check out our updated fuel prices. ⛽️
Good morning from KFFT! Just some weather passing through. 😍✈️
We had a friend visit us from an Army base in Knoxville, Tennessee today. Thanks for stopping by!
A nice active day at Capital City Airport ✈️
Banner towing up close and personal! ✈️🪝🏳
Fuel Price Update! ⛽️ KFFT📍
Check out these photos of the Kentucky Air National Guard 123rd Special Tactics Squadron doing some paradrop training here at KFFT!
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