Bolivar Municipal Airport

Bolivar Municipal Airport
Gene Engledow Field
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: M17
Airport type Public
Owner City of Bolivar
Operator S.O.A.R. (Service Oriented Aviation Readiness)
Serves Bolivar, Missouri
Elevation AMSL 1,092 ft / 333 m
Coordinates 37°35′46″N 093°20′52″W / 37.59611°N 93.34778°W / 37.59611; -93.34778
Bolivar Municipal Airport
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 4,000 1,219 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations 18,701
Based aircraft 61

Bolivar Municipal Airport (FAA LID: M17) is a city-owned public-use airport located four nautical miles (4.6 mi, 7.4 km) east of the central business district of Bolivar, a city in Polk County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]


By proclamation of the mayor of the city of Bolivar the field was renamed "Bolivar Municipal Airport, Gene Engledow Field" on October 12, 2013.[3] The renaming was to honor Gene Engledow, a local 100-year-old master pilot. Engledow has been licensed by the FAA for 77 years as of 2013[4]

Facilities and aircraft

Bolivar Municipal Airport covers an area of 183 acres (74 ha) at an elevation of 1,092 feet (333 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,000 by 75 feet (1,219 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending May 30, 2011, the airport had 18,701 aircraft operations, an average of 51 per day: 96% general aviation, 2% air taxi, 2% military. As of October 17, 2013 there were 51 aircraft based at this airport: 45 single-engine (88%),2 multi-engine (4%), 3 jet (6%) and 1 helicopter (2%).[1]

On October 10, 2011 S.O.A.R. (Service Oriented Aviation Readiness) began service as the FBO.


  1. 1 2 3 4 FAA Airport Master Record for M17 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 30 June 2011.
  2. National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015: Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB) Archived September 27, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 4 October 2010.
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-05. Retrieved 2013-11-03.

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