Barnstable Municipal Airport
|Barnstable Municipal Airport
|IATA: HYA – ICAO: KHYA – FAA LID: HYA|
|Owner||Town of Barnstable|
|Elevation AMSL||55 ft / 17 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Barnstable Municipal Airport (IATA: HYA, ICAO: KHYA, FAA LID: HYA), also known as Boardman/Polando Field, is a public airport located on Cape Cod, one mile (2 km) north of the central business district of Hyannis, in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. This airport is publicly owned by Town of Barnstable. It is Cape Cod's major airport as well as an air hub for the Cape and the Islands (Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket). The airport is served by scheduled commercial flights as well as charters and general aviation.
Currently there are Cessna 402 from Cape Air, Island Airlines, and Nantucket Airlines and Cessna 208 from Island Airlines handled as commercial aircraft. In the past, other commercial aircraft that served KHYA have included the NAMC YS-11, Douglas DC-3, McDonnell Douglas DC-9, Boeing 737, Boeing 727, ATR 42, SAAB 340, and Bombardier Dash 8. Seasonally, many corporate aircraft frequent KHYA including the Dassault Falcon 20, Bombardier Challenger 600, Learjet, Cessna Citation, Gulfstream IV, and the Boeing Business Jet.
Airlines and destinations
|Cape Air||Boston, Nantucket
Seasonal: Martha's Vineyard, White Plains
|JetBlue Airways||Seasonal: New York-JFK|
For 12-month period ending April 30, 2011, the airport had 102,725 aircraft operations, an average of 281 per day: 75% air taxi, 25% general aviation, <1% military. There are 53 aircraft based at this airport: 81% single engine, 13% multi-engine and 6% jet aircraft.
The airport is accessible through MA Route 28 or from US 6 through MA Route 132. Barnstable Municipal Airport is also served by local taxi services as well as four major car rental agencies. The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority provides public transportation to and from the airport as part of the "Villager"/ Route 132 line.
Accidents and incidents
- Air New England Flight 248: On June 17, 1979, a commercial airliner that crashed on ILS approach. All of those on the plane survived with the exception of the pilot, who was killed instantly.
- Colgan Air Flight 9446: On August 26, 2003 a Beech 1900D operated by Colgan Air for US Airways Express hit the water shortly after taking off from Barnstable Municipal Airport. Both pilots died.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Barnstable Municipal Airport.|
- FAA Airport Master Record for HYA ( PDF), retrieved 2010-08-01
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- "UPDATE ON NTSB INVESTIGATIONS INTO RECENT BEECH 1900D ACCIDENTS AND INCIDENTS." National Transportation Safety Board. November 21, 2003. Retrieved on February 13, 2009.
- Gouveia, Aaron. "Buffalo crash airline had Cape crash in 2003." Cape Cod Times. February 13, 2009. Retrieved on February 13, 2009.
- Town of Barnstable - Barnstable Municipal Airport
- (PDF), effective October 16, 2014
- Resources for this airport: