Newport State Airport (Vermont)
|Newport State Airport|
|IATA: EFK – ICAO: KEFK – FAA LID: EFK|
|Owner||State of Vermont|
|Elevation AMSL||930 ft / 283 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Newport State Airport (IATA: EFK, ICAO: KEFK, FAA LID: EFK) is a public airport located three miles (5 km) southwest of the central business district of Newport, a city in Orleans County, Vermont, United States. It is owned by the State of Vermont.
Facilities and aircraft
For the 12-month period ending August 18, 1997, the airport had 7,140 aircraft operations, an average of 19 per day: 97% general aviation and 3% military. There are 17 aircraft based at this airport: 88% single engine and 12% multi-engine.
Until the 1970s, Newport city owned the airport. They sold it to the state of Vermont.
On January 9, 2012 the state announced its intention to seek Federal approval for an expansion. The project, projected to take 9 years would extend the runway by 1,000 to 5,000 feet (300 to 1,520 m) with the capability of handling private jets. Other improvements include expanded water and sewer services, a new terminal, new taxiways, and services from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Transportation Security Administration. 
- FAA Airport Master Record for EFK ( PDF), effective 2007-07-05
- Wright, Duane (September 2009). "Up, Up and Away with Cecil Wright and His Flying Machines". vermont's Northland Journal 8 (6): 8.
- BurlingtonFreePress.com - PHISH // Photo Gallery
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- D'Ambrosio, Dan (July 12, 2013). "Bringing 'aviation vacation' to the Kingdom". The Burlington Free Press (Burlington, Vermont). pp. 3B. Retrieved July 13, 2013.
- Newport State Airport at Vermont Airport Directory
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