Frequently Asked Questions

What airlines fly from Mason City?

United Express, operated by SkyWest Airlines, provides daily service to Chicago O’Hare International Airport.  For more information visit

How can I purchase flights out of or into Mason City?

To purchase airline tickets, you can visit United Airlines website,

Where do I learn to fly?

North Iowa Air Service provides flight instruction and aircraft rental on the Mason City Municipal Airport.  You can find out more at or by calling 641-424-9366.

How early should I arrive at the airport?

United Airlines requires all of its passengers to check-in at least 60 minutes before your scheduled departure time.  This is to allow staff time to perform all necessary tasks before the flight and ensures adequate time to pass through security.

How much is parking at the Mason City Municipal Airport?

Parking is provided free to all of the Mason City Municipal Airport’s guests up to 30 days.  If your stay requires you leave a vehicle more than 30 days, we ask that you contact the Airport Administration Office at 641-421-3397 to make arrangements.