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Sioux Gateway Airport

Sioux Gateway Airport
Sioux Gateway Airport, 28 March 2000
Airport information
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Airport typePublic
OwnerSioux Gateway Airport Authority
LocationSioux City, Iowa
Elevation335 m (1098 ft)
Statistics2006
Aircraft operations30726
Based aircraft67

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: For the United States Air Force use of the airport, see Sioux City Air National Guard Base

Sioux Gateway Airport , also known as Colonel Bud Day Field, is a joint civil-military public airport located 6 miles (10 km) south of Sioux City and just west of Sergeant Bluff, in Woodbury County, Iowa, United States.

On 25 May 2002, the airport was named "Colonel Bud Day Field" in honor of United States Air Force Colonel George Everette "Bud" Day, a Sioux City, Iowa native and is the only person ever awarded both the Medal of Honor and the Air Force Cross. In addition to commercial and general aviation service, the airport is home to the 185th Air Refueling Wing (185 ARW), an Air Mobility Command (AMC)-gained unit of the Iowa Air National Guard, flying the KC-135 Stratotanker.


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