Ocala International Airport is a city-owned public-use airport located four nautical miles (7 km) west of the central business district of Ocala, a city in Marion County, Florida, United States. It is also known as Ocala International Airport-Jim Taylor Field, Ocala Regional Airport and/or Jim Taylor Field.
The airport is located approximately 31 miles south of the Gainesville Regional Airport.
DayJet provides an on-demand jet air taxi service from Ocala to Jacksonville, Lakeland, Tallahassee, Pensacola, Gainesville, Boca Raton, Opa-Locka/Miami Dade County, Naples, Sarasota/Bradenton, Savannah, Macon, and Montgomery.
In 2004, a $1.3 million improvement plan was put into motion that will upgrade apron security systems. The airport is the first within the State of Florida to utilize the polycon pavement surface treatment.
For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2008, the airport had 75,000 aircraft operations, an average of 205 per day: 98% general aviation, 1% air taxi and 1% military. At that time there were 145 aircraft based at this airport: 68% single-engine, 23% multi-engine, 6% jet and 3% helicopter.
STEARNS JOINING AREA WWII VETERANS FOR FLIGHT TO WASHINGTON DC TO SEE THE WWII MEMORIAL HONOR FLIGHT LEAVING OCALA ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28TH AT 7:40 AM.
Oct 26, 2010; WASHINGTON -- The following information was released by the office of Florida Rep. Cliff Stearns: Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Sixth), a...