Harriman-and-West Airport

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Coordinates: 42°41′45″N 073°10′13″W / 42.69583°N 73.17028°W / 42.69583; -73.17028

Harriman-and-West Airport
Harriman-West Airport
Airport type Public
Owner City of North Adams
Serves North Adams, Massachusetts
Elevation AMSL 654 ft / 199 m
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 4,300 1,311 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 45,780

Harriman-and-West Airport (ICAO: KAQWFAA LID: AQW), also known as Harriman & West or Harriman-West, is a public airport located three miles (5 km) west of the central business district of North Adams, a city in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States.[1] It is owned by the City of North Adams and is operated by a five-member Airport Commission.[2]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Harriman-and-West is assigned AQW by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Harriman-and-West Airport covers an area of 130 acres (53 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway (11/29) measuring 4,300 x 100 ft (1,311 x 30 m). There are 38 aircraft based on the field. For the 12-month period ending July 1, 2007, the airport had 45,780 aircraft operations, an average of 125 per day: 94% general aviation, 6% air taxi and <1% military.[1]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for AQW (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-10-25
  2. ^ Harriman-West Airport at Berkshire Pilots Association
  3. ^ KAQW - Harriman-and-West Airport - North Adams, Massachusetts at Great Circle Mapper

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