Riverside Airport auction will be June 3

WICHITA -- Riverside Airport and a 5.5-acre parcel at the northeast corner of 29th Street North and Hoover Road will be auctioned at noon June 3.

Riverside Airport sits on about 200 acres with a mile of frontage on Hoover Road between 29th and 37th Street North. The property includes a 3,200-foot runway, four hangars with 52 stalls, an office, a private hangar and a maintenance hangar. The 5.5-acre parcel includes an abandoned farmhouse and is zoned light commercial.

McCurdy Auction will conduct the sale. Photo galleries and a property information packet are available at

Riverside Airport has been in the Sanders family for more than 60 years. Tom Sanders, who was its main operator, died in January 2009 and other family members have said they aren't in a position to take it over.