Trent Lott International Airport
|Trent Lott International Airport|
|IATA: PGL – ICAO: KPQL – FAA LID: PQL|
|Elevation AMSL||17 ft / 5 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Trent Lott International Airport (IATA: PGL, ICAO: KPQL, FAA LID: PQL) is a county-owned public-use airport located six miles (10 km) north of the central business district of Pascagoula, a city in Jackson County, Mississippi, United States. The airport is named for Trent Lott, the United States Senator from Mississippi.
Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Trent Lott International Airport is assigned PQL by the FAA and PGL by the IATA. PGL was formerly assigned to Jackson County Airport in Pascagoula which closed sometime between 1982 and 1989.
DayJet provided an on-demand jet air taxi service from this airport to Jacksonville, Lakeland, Tallahassee, Pensacola, Gainesville, Boca Raton, Opa-Locka/Miami Dade County, Naples, Sarasota/Bradenton, Savannah, Macon, and Montgomery. This service ended in September 2008.
Facilities and aircraft
For the 12-month period ending May 31, 2007, the airport had 50,205 aircraft operations, an average of 137 per day: 87% general aviation, 10% air taxi and 4% military. At that time there were 53 aircraft based at this airport: 66% single-engine, 15% multi-engine, 13% jet and 6% helicopter.
The airport offers flight lessons as well as parachuting/skydiving lessons.
- Trent Lott International Airport page at Jackson County website
- FAA Terminal Procedures for PQL, effective November 14, 2013
- Resources for this airport: