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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the Taxiway Alpha Relocation Construction and Northwest T-Hangar Replacement Projects (3.2.18)

Two capital projects are underway at the Lee's Summit Municipal Airport: the taxiway alpha relocation construction project, and the northwest T-hangar replacement project. Quick here for FAQs about these two projects. Be sure to check NOTAMs for up-to-date information regarding taxiway and/or runway closures related to these projects.

New Approaches Published Feb. 1

New local Instrument Approach Procedures (IAPs) for runway 18-36 at the Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT), 2751 NE Douglas St., Lee’s Summit, Mo., were published on Feb. 1, by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The new IAPs provide official confirmation from the FAA of the 5,501 ft. length of runway 18-36.

In an effort to be a good neighbor, the Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport asks pilots who use the Airport to consider following some simple recommendations contained in this guide.


Lee's Summit Municipal Airport

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General Information

The Lee's Summit Municipal Airport is located in the heart of one of the fastest growing regions of the country, just southeast of Kansas City in Lee's Summit, Missouri. Lee's Summit is a convenient destination to and from numerous Kansas City area points of interest, such as sports venues, the Plaza, and the Power and Light District.  The Lee's Summit Municipal Airport is located 3.5 miles north of Lee's Summit's charming and vibrant downtown district. 



FBO and Airport Amenities 

·         Runway 18-36 – 5,501 ft. in length and 100 ft. wide

·         Runway 11-29 – 4,000 ft. in length and 75 ft. wide

·         Grooved concrete runway with a 60,000 lb. aircraft capacity

·         40,000 sq. ft. heated, enclosed hangar available for storage

·         Staffed 7 days/week from 6:00am – 6:00pm. After hours service available upon request

·         Full-Service FBO

·         Pilot’s lounge with leather recliners, Keurig coffee maker, TV, wi-fi, and separate sleeping area

·         Concierge Service available for car rental, hotel reservations, sedan service, restaurant reservations, tee-times,    catering, conference room reservations, and meeting planning

·         Rental cars available through Enterprise, Toyota Rent-a-Car, and Hertz Gold Club

·         2 crew cars

·         Direct and easy access to Kansas City, Blue Springs, Independence, Liberty, North Kansas City, Raytown,      Grandview, Belton, Pleasant Hill, Harrisonville, and Lone Jack in Missouri, as well as Overland Park, Leawood,            Shawnee Mission, Olathe, and Kansas City in Kansas

Airport History

In 1977, the Lee's Summit Airport was privately owned and operated by Mr. Bill McComas.  At that time, the airport had one 2,400 foot x 60 foot runway, five hangars housing 48 aircraft, and 50 exterior tie-downs.

Today, the Lee's Summit Municipal Airport is owned and operated by the City of Lee's Summit.  The airport currently operates a 5,501 foot x 100 foot runway and a 4,000 foot x 75 foot runway, 23 buildings, and approximately 172 aircraft tie-downs.  The goal of the Lee's Summit Municipal Airport is to provide patrons with fast, friendly service and competitive prices in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Airport and Pilot Data

Airport Identifier: 
N38-57.59; W094-22.30
1004 MSL
Magnetic Variation:
Navigational  Aids:
ANX-114.0 227.14


ASOS: As of
April 18, 2002
122.80 UNICOM

124.175 ASOS
Local Number - 816-347-9807

Pattern Altitude:
800' AGL
1800' MSL
18 - 36 5,501x100', concrete;
Lights PCL 
11 - 29 4,000 X 75, concrete;
Lights PCL
Pilot  Controlled Lighting (PCL):
CTAF 122.80
(3 clicks in 10 sec, low intensity;
5 clicks in 10 sec, med. intensity;
7 clicks in 10 sec, high intensity); Rotating Beacon

Right traffic for runways 36 and 11.  No left turn out on runways 36 and 11 below 2500' MSL within 3 miles North.