Situated 5 miles northeast of the downtown of Mankato, in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, Mankato Regional Airport is a city-owned, public-use airport. It is the site of the flight training program of the Minnesota State University and Northstar Aviation. Covering 900 acres, Mankato Regional Airport features a variety of facilities, including two runways with asphalt and concrete surfaces.
There are 71 aircraft based on the field of Mankato Regional Airport, such as multiple-engine airplanes, ultralights, jet airplanes, helicopters, and single-engine airplanes. The major aircraft operations Mankato Regional Airport provides are local general aviation, air taxi, military, and transient general aviation.