William T. Piper Memorial Airport
|William T. Piper Memorial Airport|
|IATA: LHV – ICAO: KLHV – FAA LID: LHV|
|Owner||City of Lock Haven|
|Serves||Lock Haven, Pennsylvania|
|Elevation AMSL||556 ft / 169 m|
William T. Piper Memorial Airport (IATA: LHV, ICAO: KLHV, FAA LID: LHV) is a city-owned public airport two miles east of Lock Haven, in Clinton County, Pennsylvania. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility.
Named for William T. Piper, the airport is at the foot of the Bald Eagle Mountain ridge, between the West Branch Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Creek. It covers 112 acres (45 ha), has two runways and is operated by the City of Lock Haven.
The airport covers 112 acres (45 ha) at an elevation of 556 feet (169 m). It has two parallel runways: 9L/27R is 3,799 by 75 feet (1,158 x 23 m) asphalt; 9R/27L is 2,179 by 100 feet (664 x 30 m) turf.
In the year ending October 13, 2011 the airport had 30,400 aircraft operations, average 83 per day: 99% general aviation, <1% air taxi, and <1% military. 60 aircraft were then based at the airport: 85% single-engine, 8% multi-engine, 2% jet, 3% glider, and 2% ultralight.
- FAA Airport Master Record for LHV ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
- "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.
- William T. Piper Memorial Airport, City of Lock Haven website
- William T. Piper Memorial Airport, fixed base operator website
- William T. Piper Memorial Airport at Pennsylvania DOT Bureau of Aviation
- AvSport of Lock Haven, flight school at airport
- Aerial image as of April 1999 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for LHV, effective May 28, 2015
- Resources for this airport: