We're getting a simulator!
Thanks to the community support and early pledges of purchasing time on the sim, the Airport Commission has made the decision to get the simulator!
We expect the sim to be up and running in January, 2020!
What is it? It's a Redbird Flight Training device (TD2) 3-screen simulator for use by flight training students and area pilots!
More information about the Redbird Simulator can be found here: https://simulators.redbirdflight.com/products/td2
Will have both steam gauge and G1000 panels available for use!
About the Iowa City Municipal Airport
The Iowa City Municipal Airport is located two miles southwest of Downtown Iowa City in Johnson County. Iowa City is the home of the University of Iowa, with a student body of approximately 30,500. The Iowa City-Cedar Rapids corridor is one of two principal economic growth areas within the state of Iowa. The Airport is integrated into the activities of the University of Iowa, including the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, the medical college, the other academic colleges, and the athletics department. The Iowa City Municipal Airport is strategically located in close proximity to Interstates 80 and 380, as well as U.S. Highways 6 and 218, and Iowa Highway 1.
The Airport is the third most active general aviation airport in Iowa with 84 aircraft based here. The Iowa City Municipal Airport conducts approximately 36,000 flight operations annually. These operations generate $11.2 million of activity into the local economy.
The Iowa City Municipal Airport supports the strategic goals of the City of Iowa City and is an integral community asset that contributes to the region’s economic vitality and evokes community pride.
The Iowa City Municipal Airport, directed by the Airport Commission, provides a safe, cost-effective general aviation facility. The Airport creates and enriches economic, educational, healthcare, cultural, and recreational opportunities for the greater Iowa City community.