Hancock County Airport

Find Hancock County Iowa airports, local, private and regional and international airports. Airports provide information about flights, departures, arrivals, times, airport delays, international airlines, and airport codes.


Forest City Municipal Airport 1842 330th Street Forest IA 50436 641-581-2880


South 80 Airport - 2ia9 2950 Kent Avenue Britt IA 50423 641-565-3678

About Hancock County Airports

Hancock County Airports are aviation complexes that consist of runways for the take-off and landing of aircraft as well as aviation support structures in Hancock County, IA. Depending on airport size and air traffic, support structures at an airport in Hancock County may include control towers, terminals, hangars, and maintenance facilities. Other supporting services and amenities may also be available at Hancock County airfields, including parking facilities, retail and dining services, hotels, and connections to other modes of transportation, such as rail or bus. The larger Hancock County airports may contain internal transportation systems to move passengers among terminals and parking areas. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) groups Hancock County non-military airports into four categories: Commercial Service Airports, General Aviation Airports, Cargo Service Airports, and Reliever Airports.

You may contact the Airport for questions about:
  • Hancock County Airport terminal information
  • Flight arrival and departure schedules
  • Hancock County airport weather
  • Airport maps, parking, and shops
  • Hancock County Airport jobs and employment
Airports in Hancock County, Iowa

Hancock County Airports provide scheduled passenger services to at least 2,500 passengers per year. Commercial Service Airports in Hancock County, Iowa are publicly owned and are operated by Iowa or regional authorities that have the power to issue bonds for capital improvements. Commercial Airports that serve 10,000 or more passengers per year are considered Primary Commercial Service Airports. Hubs and larger airports, some of which are international airports, are Primary Commercial Service Airports.

Small Airports

General Aviation Airports are smaller, municipal public use airports that do not provide scheduled passenger services. These airports serve a wide range of aviation needs, including personal flying, air taxi and chartered service, corporate and business flights, emergency and disaster response, and tourism. Hancock County General Aviation Airports may be publicly or privately owned.

Cargo Airports

Airports that service the transport of at least 100 million pounds of cargo per year are considered Cargo Service Airports. While some Hancock County airports may function exclusively for cargo transport, many provide both commercial services and cargo transport services. In these cases, an airport may have both a Commercial Service and Cargo Service designation.

Reliever & Military Airports

Reliever Airports relieve congestion at other airports, in addition to providing general aviation services to their region. Military Air Bases support military aircraft. Some are located at or adjacent to Hancock County civilian airports and they may share certain facilities.