Skagit Regional Airport
|Skagit Regional Airport|
|IATA: MVW – ICAO: KBVS – FAA LID: BVS|
|Owner||Port of Skagit County|
|Location||Burlington / Mount Vernon, Washington|
|Elevation AMSL||144 ft / 44 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Skagit Regional Airport (IATA: MVW, ICAO: KBVS, FAA LID: BVS) is a public airport located three miles (5 km) west of the central business district of Burlington and northwest of Mount Vernon, both cities in Skagit County, Washington, United States. The airport is owned by the Port of Skagit County. It is situated in the Bayview Industrial Park.
Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Skagit Regional Airport is assigned BVS by the FAA and MVW by the IATA (which assigned BVS to Breves, Pará, Brazil).
Facilities and aircraft
Skagit Regional Airport covers an area of 1,835 acres (743 ha) which contains two asphalt paved runways with pilot activated lights: 11/29 measuring: 5,477 x 100 ft (1,669 x 30 m) and 4/22: 3,000 x 60 ft (914 x 18 m).
For the 12-month period ending October 31, 2006, the airport had 58,100 aircraft operations, an average of 159 per day: 96% general aviation, 3% air taxi and <1% military. At that time there were 151 aircraft based at this airport: 91% single engine, 2% multi-engine, 7% jet aircraft and 1% ultralights.
In the 1980s, Harbor Airlines operated commercial passenger flights into and out of MVW to Seattle-Tacoma International and to Oak Harbor, WA, using Britten-Norman Islander aircraft.
- Skagit Regional Airport at Port of Skagit County
- Skagit Regional (Bayview) Airport at Washington State DOT
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