About Us

Nearly a century of innovation in aviation at the Purdue University Airport led to our present-day excellence in flight.

Our History

Founded in 1930, the Purdue University Airport was the country’s first university-owned airport and serves as the cornerstone of the university’s long aviation history.

Today, the Purdue University Airport (LAF) serves commercial airline passengers, passenger and cargo charters, and military operators. It is the “largest classroom on campus” for more than 1,000 students in the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology.

Airport Map

Airport Map

Aircraft Operator Information

The Purdue University Airport offers select services for individual aircraft operators.

Purdue University Airport (LAF) Air Carrier Incentive Program

The following air carrier incentive program was developed to increase access to and affordability of commercial air service at the Purdue University Airport (LAF).