Crystal Airport (MIC) -For Pilots
MIC is located within the City of Crystal and adjacent to the Cities of Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center; its airfield is approximately 436 acres in size.
There is one paved northwest-southeast runway and two southwest-northeast runways (one paved and one turf): Runway 14/32 is 3,263 feet long by 75 feet wide, and Runway 6L/24R is 2,500 feet long by 75 feet wide. The turf runway (6R/24L) is 2,122 feet long by 150 feet wide, and is closed during the winter months. The airport has two non-precision instrument approaches.
The FAA-operated air traffic control tower operates daily in winter from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and in summer from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. There is one fixed-base operator on site that provide services to pilots and aircraft that include supplies, aircraft storage, pilot training, fuel, airframe and mechanical maintenance, etc.
Noise Abatement Plan
The MIC Noise Abatement Plan was developed to promote aircraft operating procedures that help reduce aircraft noise and overflights for the communities surrounding MIC. Pilots may also reference the MIC Pilot Guide for easy access to noise abatement information.
Guidance for Aircraft Operating Under Visual Flight Rules
The FAA's Advisory Circular No. 91-36d (2004) provides guidance for aircraft operating under Visual Flight Rules (VFR) flying near noise sensitive areas.