MPA Favorite Fly Out Destinations

The following is a compiled list of airports as suggested by Fly Out Chairmen of the Chapters of the Missouri Pilots Association. We hope this list gives you ideas for new and different destinations! We are not recommending any specific places but these are places that our members have tried and enjoyed. Please check with your chosen destination before you go as facilities and availability of courtesy cars vary.

If you want to suggest other destinations please let me know!

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Bolivar Municipal (M17)
The Bolivar Municipal (M-17) no longer has a restaurant on the field.
FBO has courtesy cars and plenty of restaurants in Bolivar to try out.
FBO phone no. is now 417 777-6800.
Hours are M-F 10:30 - 2:30 and weekends are 7:30 - 2:30. Be sure to call ahead!!!!

Cape Girardeau Regional (CGI)
Restaurant on field, The Drop Zone 573/339-0501 Civil war sites, wineries

Chillicothe Municipal (CHT)
Wabash Restaurant, courtesy car - 660/646-5270

Clay County Regional (GPH)
(Mosby, Liberty) courtesy car Corner Café

Cuba Municipal (UBX)
Courtesy car - Onondaga cave canoe & rafting resort area 573/885-2479

Dexter Municipal (DXE)
Courtesy car, Hickory Log Restaurant, 573/624-4950
Also a restaurant on field
Airways Café limited hours 573/624-4377

Farmington Regional (FAM)
Martin Clarly House Restaurant and Tea Room 314/756-4413

Grand Glaize, Osage Beach (K15)
Courtesy car, 573/348-4469

Jefferson City Memorial (JEF)
Nick's Restaurant on field 573/634-7050, fried chicken and other things on menu
Transportation usually available for restaurants in town

Kirksville Regional (IRK)
Courtesy car - 660/665-5020

Lebanon Floyd W. Jones Lebanon (LBO)
Courtesy car, they used to serve lunch at FBO 417/532-7879

Lee's Summit Municipal (LXT)
816/525-3330 courtesy car, many restaurant choices

Lincoln (M17) - Grass strip
Restaurant across road in plain site of airport:Papa John's - great breakfast and lunch.

Marshall Memorial Municipal (MHL)
660/886-3320 Family Restaurant, Home of "Jim the Wonder Dog"

Mexico Memorial (MYJ)
573/581-0162 old car at airport for transportation, cute cafe on Town Square

Perryville Municipal (K02)
Courtesy car 573/543-5100, 573/883-2089

Potosi Washington County (8WC)
Transportation provided, call ahead 573/438-3582

Shell Knob (MO00) -Turkey Mountain Airport - Grass Strip, (long & smooth)
Food only at scheduled events. For specifics regarding special events check website 417/858-6345

Sikeston (SIK)
Lambert's, Home of the Throwed Rolls 573/471-4261 transportation provided

Springfield (SGF)
417/869-0300, lunch at Bass Pro Shop, may be able to use FBO car for a short while, otherwise taxi

St. Joseph Rosecrans Memorial (STJ)
Airport Cafe restaurant on field 816/364-6211

Stockton (MO3)
417/276-3113 Boat House BBQ right by field, closed on Mon. and Tues.

Washington (MO6)
636/433-5454 courtesy car


Fayetteville/Drake Field (FYV)
479/718-7640 courtesy car, Air Museum on field 479/521-4947

Fayetteville/Springdale, Northwest Arkansas Regional (XNA)
Air Host Restaurant on field 479/205-0006

Gaston's Resort (3M0)
870/431-5202 If you do not wish to use Gaston's grass landing strip, which is tricky,
fly to Mountain Home (BPK), free transportation

Walnut Ridge (ARG)
Parachute Inn Restaurant on the field, 0700-1400 Tue-Fri;
1700-2100 Fri & Sat. Eat in a Boeing 737 Cabin! 870.886.5918


Paris (PRG) Edgar County Airport
Jimmy Wells, manager 217-465-4151 cell 217-251-2304 courtesy car
Tuscany Steak & Pasta House

Casey (1H8)
Richard's Farm House, call them from the airport, 217/932-5300

Champaign/Urbana (CMI)
Restaurant on field Café 217/244/9623

Mattoon Coles County Memorial (MTO)
Restaurant on field Airport Steak House 217/234-9433

Macomb Municipal (MQB)
309/833-3324 courtesy car

Marion Williamson County Regional (MWA)
618/993-3353 Restaurant on field Sergio's 618/993-0482

Metropolis Municipal (M30)
618-524-4016 "Home town of Superman" See the statue and Super Museum, courtesy car

Morris Municipal Airport (CO9)
195nm NNE from SUS. The airport has been named the GA Illinois Airport of the Year.
Café Cabaret 815/942-2414 is located on the airport in an old Quonset hut
which should make it interesting.

Mount Vernon (MVN)
Restaurant on field - call to be sure it is still open Amelia's 618/242-1050

Quincy Regional (UIN
Trail Winds Restaurant on field 217/885-3500

Rantoul National (TIP)
Courtesy car, Octave Chanute Aerospace Museum on airport 217/893-1613 for hours

Springfield (SPR)
Transportation provided at FBO or else use taxi. It is only 3 miles to the Museum area. Lincoln Museum (3 hours needed to view), several restaurants within walking distance by museum area, McClelland Aviation Co. 217/544-9027


Indianapolis Eagle Creek Airpark (EYE)
317/293-6935, Rick's Cafe Boatyard Restaurant overlooks scenic Eagle Creek Reservoir offering a panoramic view of the lake.


Centerville Municipal (TVK)
Courtesy car Manhattan Steak House 641/856-8165, no breakfast only lunch & dinner

Oseola Municipal (I75)
641/342-7437 Terribles Lakeside Casino Resort & Riverboat, 515/342-9511 transportation provided

Pella Municipal (PEA)
515/628-9393 courtesy car, Fantastic Holland/Dutch Bakery & Restaurant

Shenandoah Municipal (SDA)
712/246-1931 courtesy car The Depot Deli 712-246-4444 or Mondo's 712 246-1325


Burlington Coffey County (UKL)
316/364-5346 courtesy car, Beto Jet Travel Plaza 316/256-6311 6 miles

Emporia Municipal (EMP)
620/342-3598 courtesy car, Golden Corral

Independence Municipal (IDP)
620/332-2531 Cessna Factory

Paola Miami County Airport (K81)
We-Be-Smokin Restaurant is on the field, 913/256-6802, call for information

Topeka Philip Billard Municipal (TOP)
Restaurant on field, Billard Airport 785/232-3669


Gilbertsville, Kentucky Dam State Park (M34)
Kentucky Dam Village, call for transportation 800/325-0146 or 270/362-4271 or
Patti's, call for transportation, 270/362-8844


Nebraska City Municipal (AFK)
Arbor Lodge (Lied Conference Center Hotel) Call ahead for car 402/873-8733

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