Sporty’s Fun Flying Destinations

Airport Code City State Distance Restaurant Remarks
Lunken Field KLUK Cincinnati OH 10 Sky Galley Park at the historic terminal and walk to Sky Galley. Outdoor seating.
Hook Field KMWO Middletown OH 29 Frisch’s Taxi to far, southeast corner of airport and park next to the “old” hangars. Exit the gate and walk to restaurant.
Greater Portsmouth Regional KPMH Portsmouth OH 65 Skyline Restaurant Restaurant on field, great breakfast and lunch.
Grimes Field I74 Urbana OH 67 Airport Café Restaurant on field.  Great breakfast, lunch & dinner.  Serving bison burgers (locally raised).
Columbus Municipal KBAK Columbus IN 79 Hangar 5 Restaurant Restaurant on field serving breakfast and lunch.
Ohio State University Airport KOSU Columbus OH 80 Jack & Benny’s Ramp fee waived for single-engine aircraft when you eat at the restaurant.
Bowman Field KLOU Louisville KY 85 Le Relais fine French dining in the historic Bowman Field terminal
Eagle Creek Airpark KEYE Indianapolis IN 107 Rick’s Boatyard Café Park & walk to full-service restaurant and bar featuring award-winning crab cakes.
Big Sandy Regional KSJS Prestonsburg KY 109 Cloud 9 Café Restaurant on field right behind the main terminal.
London-Corbin Airport KLOZ London KY 120 Weaver’s Landing Restaurant adjacent to terminal.
Lake Cumberland Regional KSME Somerset KY 123 N/A Access to Lake Cumberland
Mansfield Lahm Regional KMFD Mansfield OH 130 Flyboys Café Café located in the terminal.
Rough River State Park Airport 2I3 Falls of Rough KY 139 Park Lodge Lodge has full-service dining & buffet
Terre Haute Regional Airport KHUF Terre Haute IN 146 Fly-In Café Breakfast and lunch featureing homestyle food at affordable prices.
Carl Keller Field KPCW Port Clinton OH 159 Tin Goose Diner Ferry to Put-In-Bay island, Liberty Aviation Museum, diner on field.
Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport KOWB Owensboro KY 161 Moonlite BBQ Shuttle from Moonlite will pick you up at the airport. All-you-can-eat BBQ buffet.
Campbell County Airport KJAU Jacksboro TN 164 N/A Access to Norris Lake
Henderson City-County Airport KEHR Henderson KY KEHR Peak Bros. Bar-B-Q
Burke Lakefront KBKL Cleveland OH 187 N/A Tour the USS Cod, walk to Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame, short cab ride to Jacobs Field
Kalamazoo / Battle Creek Airport KAZO Kalamazoo MI 199 Air Zoo Home of the Air Zoo museum.
Nemacolin Airport PA88 Farmington PA 220 N/A Runway right next to a resort hotel with golf and great restaurants; close to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater house.
Asheville Regional KAVL Asheville NC 233 N/A Great weekend getaway – Biltmore Estate, many bed & breakfasts nearby, Landmark Aviation
Niagara Falls Airport KIAG Niagara Falls NY 339 N/A See the magnificent Niagara Falls, casino, downtown shopping
Cherry Capital Airport KTVC Traverse City MI 345 N/A Northern Michigan’s premier vacation destination. Sleeping Bear Dunes or visit area wineries.
Toronto/City Centre Airport CYTZ Toronto Canada 348 N/A Scenic waterfront airport is the most-fun “international” trip you can make
Boyne Mountain Airport KBFA Boyne Falls MI 367 N/A Boyne Mountain Resort
Mackinac Island Airport KMCD Mackinac Island MI 408 N/A Great weekend getaway, no motorized cars on island
Grand Strand Airport KCRE North Myrtle Beach SC 412 N/A Myrtle Beach destination, golf, beaches.
Odell Williams Municipal Airport 60J Ocean Isle Beach NC 417 N/A Residents only beach destination north of Myrtle Beach, great family vacation, no services at airport.
Hilton Head Airport KHXD Hilton Head Island SC 445 N/A Great beaches and dozens of golf courses near by
First Flight Airport KFFA Kill Devil Hills NC 446 N/A Home of the Wright Brothers National Memorial, no aircraft services
Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport KDTS Destin FL 532 N/A Quick beach access to the Destin and Fort Walton Beach areas, rental cars available at airport.
Jack Edwards Airport KJKA Gulf Shores AL 554 N/A Quick access to Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Florida panhandle.
North Eleuthera Airport MYEH North Eleuthera Bahamas 900 N/A Peaceful, Carribean destination, ferry ride to Harbour Island – customs service recommendation is Ft. Pierce, FL
Stella Maris Airport MYLS Stella Maris Bahamas 1035 N/A wonderful Out Island, Stella Maris and Cape Santa Maria are pilot-friendly resorts