John F. Kennedy at the Muncie Airport in 1960.
*Photo from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.

Airport Facts and Figures


The airport opened in 1932 as a private company by Abbott L. Johnson II, Edmund Ball and Frank Ball.


The airport covers 963 acres and is located 3 miles northwest of Muncie.


The airport has an average of 100 aircraft operations per day.


There are 32 single, multi and jet engine aircraft based at the field.

Our Mission

To be the airport of choice for East Central Indiana communities working in tandem with regional businesses to develop economic growth while fostering aviation technology through partnerships with regional educational resources.

Delaware County Airport Authority

Tim Baty, Airport Director

Russel Jones, President

Mike Foster

Nora Powell

Jim Schafer, Attorney

Steve Slavin


We Are Here

311 W. Carl Simmons Drive
Muncie, IN 47303