Brandywine Airport

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Brandywine Airport
Airport type Public
Owner New Brandywine Airport Club, Inc.
Serves West Goshen Township, Pennsylvania
Elevation AMSL 466 ft / 142 m
Coordinates 39°59′24″N 075°34′55″W / 39.99000°N 75.58194°W / 39.99000; -75.58194
OQN is located in Pennsylvania
Location of airport in Pennsylvania
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 3,347 1,020 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 60,065
Based aircraft 113

Brandywine Airport (IATA: OQN[2]ICAO: KOQNFAA LID: OQN) is a public-use airport in West Goshen Township, Pennsylvania,[3] three miles northeast of West Chester. It is privately owned by the New Brandywine Airport Club Inc.[1]


Brandywine Airport covers 44 acres (18 ha) at an elevation of 466 feet (142 m). Its one runway, 9/27, is 3,347 by 50 feet (1,020 x 15 m) asphalt.[1]

In the year ending July 28, 2009 the airport had 60,065 aircraft operations, average 164 per day: 98% general aviation and 2% air taxi. 113 aircraft were then based at the airport: 86% single-engine, 8% multi-engine, 1% jet and 5% helicopter.[1]

Maintenance is provided by Penn Avionics and Flight Dynamics. Liberty Aviation provides both helicopter instruction and charters for sightseeing and aerial photography, and Brandywine Flight School provides fixed-wing instruction and charter. AirShares, a Cirrus fractional ownership company, is on the field. Across from the terminal is the American Helicopter Museum, the nation’s premier aviation museum devoted to helicopters.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for OQN (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 8 April 2010.
  2. ^ "West Chester-Brandywine Airport, PA". Aviation Safety Network. 
  3. ^ "COUNTY AIRPORTS FLYING HIGH \ TRAFFIC IS UP AT THE THREE AIRFIELDS. THEY HAVE GROWN TO HANDLE A LOT OF OVERFLOW FROM PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL." Philadelphia Inquirer. October 14, 1999. B01 Neighbors Chester and Brandywine. Retrieved on August 11, 2010. "west of Coatesville the largest Brandywine Airport in West Goshen which is owned by a..."

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