List of airports in Delaware

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This is a list of airports in Delaware (a U.S. state), grouped by type and sorted by location. It contains all public-use and military airports in the state. Some private-use and former airports may be included where notable, such as airports that were previously public-use, those with commercial enplanements recorded by the FAA or airports assigned an IATA airport code.

From 2008 to 2013, Delaware was the only U.S state that had no airports in the FAA category known as commercial service (2,500+ boardings per year). However, since 2013, scheduled commercial airline passenger service has been available at Wilmington-Philadelphia Regional Airport.

Airports[edit]

This list contains the following information:

  • City served – The city generally associated with the airport, as per the airport's master record with the Federal Aviation Administration. This is not always the actual location since some airports are located in smaller towns outside of the city they serve. It is not meant to be a complete list of cities served, which can be found in or added to each airport's Wikipedia article.
  • Airport name – The official airport name. Those shown in bold indicate the airport has scheduled passenger service on commercial airlines.
  • Role – One of four FAA airport categories, as per the 2011–2015 National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) report released October 2010:
    • P-s: Commercial service – primary are publicly owned airports that receive scheduled passenger service and have more than 10,000 passenger boardings (enplanements) each year. Each primary airport is sub-classified by the FAA as one of the following four "hub" types (s):
      • L: Large hub that accounts for at least 1% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • M: Medium hub that accounts for between 0.25% and 1% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • S: Small hub that accounts for between 0.05% and 0.25% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • N: Nonhub that accounts for less than 0.05% of total U.S. passenger enplanements, but more than 10,000 annual enplanements.
    • CS: Commercial service – nonprimary are publicly owned airports that receive scheduled passenger service and have at least 2,500 passenger boardings each year.
    • R: Reliever airports are designated by the FAA to relieve congestion at a large commercial service airport and to provide more general aviation access to the overall community.
    • GA: General aviation airports are the largest single group of airports in the U.S. airport system.
  • Enpl. – The number of enplanements (commercial passenger boardings) that occurred at the airport in calendar year 2013, as per FAA records released June 2014.
City served FAA IATA ICAO Airport name Role Enpl.
Commercial service – primary airports
Wilmington ILG ILG KILG Wilmington-Philadelphia Regional Airport P-S 52,456
General aviation airports
Middletown EVY KEVY Summit Airport R
Dover / Cheswold 33N Delaware Airpark GA
Georgetown GED GED KGED Sussex County Airport GA 19
Other public-use airports (not listed in NPIAS)
Dover 0N4 Chandelle Estates Airport
Farmington D74 Chorman Airport
Felton 0N6 Henderson Aviation Airport
Laurel N06 Laurel Airport
Smyrna 38N Smyrna Airport
Wyoming 15N Jenkins Airport
Other military airports
Dover DOV DOV KDOV Dover Air Force Base / Civil Air Terminal at Dover AFB 732
Notable former airports
Rehoboth Beach REH Rehoboth Airport (closed 1987) [1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA):

Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT):

Other sites used as a reference when compiling and updating this list: