Welcome to the Ely Municipal Airport


The Ely Municipal Airport (ELO) is a publicly owned airport located 4 miles south of downtown Ely, Minnesota. The airport has approximately 21 flight operations a day.

Administrative control of the airport is the responsibility of a seven member Airport Commission. The airport is staffed by Airport Manager, Jim Preblich.


Runways and Taxiways
  • One 5,600 foot paved runway with paved taxiway.
  • A Terminal Building with a lounge, waiting area, and office space with internet access.
  • Hangers with space available to rent.
  • US Forest Service Air Support

    Fixed Base Operator (FBO), offering:

  • Aircraft tie downs
  • Aircraft Hangers
  • Aircraft fuel sales
    • 100LL
    • Jet A

    Airport Operational Statistics

  • Aircraft based on the field:  21
  • Single engine airplanes:  19
  • Multi engine airplanes:  2
Aircraft operations: avg 22/day
61%  local general aviation
37%  transient general aviation
2%  air taxi

Ely Municipal Airport
Jim Preblich, Manager
1583 Hwy 1
Ely, MN 55731
Phone:  218.365.5600