Ames Field

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Ames Field
Airport type Private
Owner Bill J. Haynes
Serves Trenton, Florida
Location Levy County, Florida
Elevation AMSL 64 ft / 20 m
Coordinates 29°35′15″N 082°52′16″W / 29.58750°N 82.87111°W / 29.58750; -82.87111Coordinates: 29°35′15″N 082°52′16″W / 29.58750°N 82.87111°W / 29.58750; -82.87111
6FL8 is located in Florida
Location of airport in Florida
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 2,600 792 Turf
Statistics (2001)
Aircraft operations 1,200
Sources: FAA,[1][2] FDOT.[3]

Ames Field (FAA LID: 6FL8, formerly 8J2) is a private use airport in Levy County, Florida, United States.[1][2] It is located three nautical miles (6 km) southwest of the central business district of Trenton,[1][2] a city in Gilchrist County. It is owned by Bill J. Haynes.[1] It used to be a public use airport owned by Alicia Ames Steele.[2][3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Ames Field covers an area of 70 acres (28 ha) at an elevation of 64 feet (20 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with a turf surface measuring 2,600 by 75 feet (792 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending August 31, 2001, the airport had 1,200 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 100 per month.[2][3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for 6FL8 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "8J2: Ames Field". AirNav. Federal Aviation Administration. April 10, 2008. Archived from the original on April 18, 2008. 
  3. ^ a b c "Ames Field" (PDF). FDOT, Continuing Florida Aviation System Planning Process (CFASPP). April 2005. 

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