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Administration Offices
Sioux City, IA 51111
712-279-6165 (p)
712-277-8287 (f)

Mike Collett 
Airport Director

Ann Marie Skaggs
Administrative Assistant

General Questions or Comments

Maintenance Offices
2600 Parkman Avenue
Sioux City, IA 51111

John Backer
Airport Operations Manager

Cindy Lloyd
Airport Office Assistant



General Information
Sioux Gateway Airport is owned and operated by the City of Sioux City and governed by a seven member Airport Board of Trustees. Airport Board members are appointed by the City Council and serve four-year terms. The Board and Airport staff are dedicated to making air travel to and from Sioux City more than convenient.

Airport Organization Chart (pdf)

Airport Board of Trustees

Airport Services
The Sioux Gateway Airport/Col. Bud Day Field provides an FAA certified aviation facility for the operation of scheduled air carrier, general aviation, and military aircraft. These facilities and services specifically include: runways, taxiways, aircraft parking ramps, Terminal Building facilities, hangars, land with aviation access, aviation security, streets, and non-aviation (accessible) land in support of Airport functions.

Airport Resources
Physical assets included 2,280 acres of land which includes 987 acres of farmland, two runways (9,000 and 6,600 feet in length, both 150 feet in width), 7 taxiways (18,000 feet in total length varying from 50 to 75 feet in width), 5 aircraft parking ramps, (approximately 85 acres in paved surface area), 14 aviation accessible hangars, one Terminal Building (38,000 sq. ft.), 9 non-aviation (accessible) buildings (varying in size from 2,000 to 5,000 sq. ft. in area), 55 residential housing units, and numerous surface streets (approximately 5.1 miles of paved public streets, 2 miles of paved internal non-public streets, and 4.8 miles of gravel internal non-public roads).

Financial resources include revenue-generating enterprises from the landing field, terminal building, hangars and ramps, commercial properties, residential properties, public parking, and farm properties. Funds are also generated from Passenger Facility Charges (PFC’s), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Funds, and State Commercial Service Vertical Infrastructure (CSVI) funds.

Airport Mission Statement
It is the mission of the Sioux Gateway Airport/Col. Bud Day Field to maximize the utilization of the Airport facilities by providing a safe and efficient location for air service and various customer services at competitive prices. The Airport will oversee and undertake proactive development, construction, and improvements to equipment and facilities through short and long-range planning, as well as establishing systems to maintain such existing and future improvements. The Airport shall additionally operate and promote itself in a fiscally prudent manner, working toward reducing, and ultimately eliminating its dependency on City taxpayers.

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