Plane at the Chesaning Airport
Plane Flying
Planes Lined Up

Howard Nixon Memorial Airport

204 South 4th Street
Chesaning, MI 48616
(989) 295-6992
  • The Chesaning Airport was established in 1946 with land donated to the village by local individuals for exclusive use as an airport. In 1987 it was renamed in memory of long time manager Howard Nixon. Visitors can fly their airplane to the airport which is located on the western edge of the Village of Chesaning. There are numerous shops and restaurants nearby and it is in close proximity to the schools and golf course. Airport activities: 1) An annual Dawn Patrol pancake breakfast is held on the 2nd Sunday of July from 7-11AM 2) The Chesaning Sportplane Association and Michigan Ultra Light Association are located here. Please check the FAA website above for the landing location and more information about the airport! Check out our events and fly-in information at