TriCounty Community Guide 2019 - Page 67

LONDON-CORBIN AIRPORT The London-Corbin Airport is snuggled in the heartland of Kentucky. Being only a few miles from Laurel Lake, Cumberland Falls, and Levi Jackson State Park, London-Corbin Airport is the perfect spot for your next visit in Kentucky. Spanning across 154 acres in Laurel County, the London-Corbin Airport has been a stopping point for presidents, celebrities and flying en- thusiasts for more than 60 years. Owned by both cities of London and Corbin, the airport continues to thrive as a landing point for corporate, charter and privately-owned air- crafts. Matthew Singer serves as airport manager and facilities director. He is supported by a board of six members. Combined they have over 200 years of aviation experience dating back to the early 1950s. “There’s a lot of people that don’t realize just how big we are and how much we contribute to the community,” said Singer. “Local factories and businesses are constantly flying jets in and out of here. A full-service airport like this has a big influence on what companies move here. The airport offers aircraft rental, mainte- nance, 24 hour assistance, fuel services, ability to tow a wide variety of aircraft, hangar space to accommodate almost any GA airplane over- night, 35+ tiedowns on a large ramp, pilot sup- plies and much more. Amenities include a pilot's lounge, full kitch- en, restrooms, on-field restaurant, courtesy car and Wi-Fi. London-Corbin Airport takes pride in produc- ing some of the most well-trained pilots around. It has dedicated flight instructors that want to see their students succeed. The London-Corbin Airport is full of friendly faces and pilots of all ages making it easy to learn about aviation from all aspects. ahometownbank.com • CHECKING/SAVING • HOME & AUTO LOANS • ONLINE BANKING • MOBILE BANKING • PERSON TO PERSON PAYMENTS• MUCH MORE CORBIN • LONDON BARBOURVILLE • WILLIAMSBURG 1-877-526-9555 The Times-Tribune • Community Guide 2019 — Page 67