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 use airport in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. It located one nautical mile (2 km) west of the central business district 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. It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.
Though it primarily serves the community of Zelienople in Butler County, the airport is actually over the county line in neighboring Beaver County. It is located 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 the many medium sized airports located north of the city of Pittsburgh.
Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned PJC by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA (which assigned PJC to Pedro Juan Caballero Airport in Pedro Juan Caballero, Paraguay). The airport's ICAO identifier is KPJC.
Facilities and aircraft
Zelienople Municipal Airport covers an area of 291 acres (118 ha) at an elevation of 898 feet (274 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 17/35 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,933 by 75 feet (1,504 x 23 m).
For the 12-month period ending August 22, 2011, the airport had 27,789 aircraft operations, an average of 76 per day: 94% general aviation and 6% air taxi. At that time there were 35 aircraft 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.
- "Zelienople Municipal Airport (ICAO: KPJC, FAA: PJC, IATA: none)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
- "Pedro Juan Caballero Airport, Paraguay (IATA: PJC)". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
- "Zelienople Municipal – PJC (KPJC)". National Flight Data Center. Federal Aviation Administration. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
- 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 November 14, 2013
- Resources for this airport: