Zelienople Municipal Airport
|Zelienople Municipal Airport|
|Runway at Zelienople Municipal Airport|
|IATA: none – ICAO: KPJC – FAA LID: PJC|
|Owner||Borough of Zelienople|
|Operator||Zelienople Municipal Authority|
|Location||Fombell, Franklin Township, Beaver County|
|Elevation AMSL||898 ft / 274 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Zelienople Municipal Airport (ICAO: KPJC, FAA LID: PJC) is a public airport in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, a mile west of Zelienople, a borough in Butler County, Pennsylvania, in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. The airport is owned by the Borough of Zelienople and operated by the Zelienople Municipal Authority. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility.
It serves the community of Zelienople in Butler County, but the airport is actually over the county line in Beaver County, in Fombell, Pennsylvania, Franklin Township. Fire response consists of 2 Engines, 1 Tanker, 1 Brush Truck, 1 Squad, and Command Vehicle. The airport is between PA 288 and PA 588. The airport began service in 1958, and is one of many medium sized airports north of Pittsburgh.
Most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, but this airport is PJC to the FAA and has no IATA code. (IATA assigned PJC to Pedro Juan Caballero Airport in Pedro Juan Caballero, Paraguay.
In the year ending August 22, 2011 the airport had 27,789 aircraft operations, average 76 per day: 94% general aviation and 6% air taxi. 35 aircraft were then based at this airport: 71% single-engine, 11% multi-engine, 11% jet, and 6% helicopter.
- FAA Airport Master Record for PJC ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
- "Zelienople Municipal Airport". Borough of Zelienople. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
- "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.
- Airport page at Borough of Zelienople website
- Pittsburgh Jet Center, the fixed base operator
- Aerial image as of April 1993 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for PJC, effective March 6, 2014
- Resources for this airport: