Capital Region International Airport

airport near Lansing, Michigan

Capital Region International Airport (IATA: LAN, ICAO: KLAN, FAA LID: LAN), is a public airport in DeWitt Township, Clinton County, Michigan. The airport is northwest of Lansing, Michigan. The airport has three runways and is 2160 acres (874.12 ha) in size. The airport is owned and operated by the Capital Region Airport Authority.

Capital Region International Airport
Lansing Capital Region International Airport Entrance.jpg
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    Lansing  Capital Region International Airport is located in Michigan
    Lansing  Capital Region International Airport
    Capital Region
    International Airport
    Location of airport in Michigan
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorCapital Region Airport Authority
ServesLansing, Michigan
LocationDeWitt Township,
Clinton County, Michigan,  United States
Elevation AMSL861 ft / 262.4 m
Coordinates42°46′43.10″N 84°35′10.30″W / 42.7786389°N 84.5861944°W / 42.7786389; -84.5861944Coordinates: 42°46′43.10″N 84°35′10.30″W / 42.7786389°N 84.5861944°W / 42.7786389; -84.5861944
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10R/28L 8,506 2,593 Asphalt
10L/28R 3,601 1,098 Asphalt
6/24 5,002 1,525 Asphalt/Concrete
Statistics (2014)
Total passengers376,790 Decrease 10%
Total enplanements190,257 Decrease 10%
Total cargo (metric tons)20,818 Increase 4%
Aircraft operations31,895 Increase 0.3%
Based aircraft82 Decrease 4%


The airport opened in July 1928.[4] Cargo service from the airport began on July 17, 1928, on Transamerican Airlines.[5] Passenger service began on September 1, 1929, on Kohler Airlines. The current terminal building opened in 1959.[6] The first international flights (to Cancún, Mexico) began in December 2009 on USA3000 Airlines.[7] Allegiant Air served the airport from 2003-2009 and 2012-2015 with flights to Florida.[8]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

Delta Air Lines, Sun Country Airlines, and United Airlines are passenger airlines that serve Capital Region International Airport. UPS Airlines is a cargo airline that serves the airport.

The airport has domestic passenger flights to Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, and Washington, D.C.[9][10] The airport has seasonal international passenger flights to Cancún, Mexico and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.[11] The airport has cargo flights to Columbus and Louisville.

A total of 376,790 passengers flew to and from Capital Region International Airport in 2014. Another 418,850 passengers flew in 2013. Earlier, 656,703 passengers flew in 2000. 45,896,074 pounds (20,818,109 kg) of cargo flew to and from the airport in 2014. 64,844,276 pounds (29,412,869 kg) of cargo flew in 2000.

Destinations with non-stop service from Lansing (as of February 2013)


Related pagesEdit


  1. Passenger Boarding (Enplanement) and All-Cargo Data for U.S. Airports, Federal Aviation Administration,
  2. FAA Airport Master Record for LAN (Form 5010 PDF), AirportIQ,, effective June 25, 2015
  3. Michigan Department of Transportation. Measures of Michigan Air Carrier Demand Archived 2012-07-10 at,, Retrieved January 15, 2015
  4. MacLean, James; Craig A. Whitford (2003). Lansing: City on The Grand, 1836–1939. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing. pp. 77–78. ISBN 0-7385-3152-9.
  5. Peckham, Linda; Ray Walsh (1997). Through the Years: A Pictorial History of Greater Lansing, 1847–1997. East Lansing, Michigan: Visions Sports Management Group. p. 49. ISBN 0-9658933-0-8.
  6. Airport Master Plan 2006, sec 1.2.1 Archived 2010-12-15 at the Wayback Machine,, December 2006
  7. Press Release. Apple Vacations announces new non-stops from Lansing to Cancun on USA 3000 Airlines, July 1, 2009, archived on October 23, 2010, Retrieved December 20, 2012
  8. Pierret, Ann (February 27, 2015). "Allegiant Air Leaves Lansing Airport". WILX. Retrieved March 1, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  9. VanHulle, Lindsay (Aug 14, 2012). "Allegiant Air coming back to Lansing". Lansing State Journal. Retrieved Aug 14, 2012.[permanent dead link]
  10. Creager, Ellen; VanHulle, Lindsay (November 25, 2013). "Flights down, fares up at Michigan airports". Lansing State Journal. Retrieved November 25, 2013.[permanent dead link]
  11. Sun Country Airlines. Flight Schedule,, Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  12. USGS TNM 2.0 Viewer from USGS The National Map,, Retrieved July 6, 2010

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