Northern Aroostook Regional Airport
|Northern Aroostook Regional Airport|
|IATA: WFK – ICAO: KFVE – FAA LID: FVE|
|Owner||Northern Aroostook Regional Airport Authority|
|Elevation AMSL||988 ft / 301 m|
Northern Aroostook Regional Airport (IATA: WFK, ICAO: KFVE, FAA LID: FVE) is a public airport located three miles (5 km) east of the central business district of Frenchville, a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. It is owned by the Northern Aroostook Regional Airport Authority.
The airport serves the Madawaska and Fort Kent regions and, to a lesser extent, parts of New Brunswick, Canada. It once had scheduled air service to Boston and Portland via Presque Isle on Aroostook Airways in the 1970s, and via Northeast Express Regional Airlines operating as Northwest Airlink in the 1980s and 1990s. Commercial service to Portland International Jetport via Augusta State Airport and Northern Maine Regional Airport at Presque Isle on New England Air Transport began in September, 2008.
Facilities and aircraft
Northern Aroostook Regional Airport covers an area of 533 acres (216 ha) which contains one runway designated 14/32 with a 4,601 x 75 ft (1,402 x 23 m) asphalt surface. For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 1,400 aircraft operations: 59% general aviation and 41% air taxi.
Airlines and destinations
No current commercial service. Service ended when New England Air Transport stopped commercial services at the end for 2009, citing the high fuel prices and degrading economy.
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