Carroll County Regional Airport
|Carroll County Regional Airport
Jack B. Poage Field
|Elevation AMSL||789 ft / 240 m|
Carroll County Regional Airport (ICAO: KDMW, FAA LID: DMW), also known as Jack B. Poage Field, is a public airport located three miles (5 km) north of the central business district of Westminster, in Carroll County, Maryland, United States. The airport is owned by Carroll County Board of Commissioners. It is designated as a reliever airport for the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).
Facilities and aircraft
For the 12-month period ending May 2, 2006, the airport had 153,690 aircraft operations, an average of 421 per day: 99% general aviation, <1% air taxi and <1% military. There are 143 aircraft based at this airport: 85% single engine, 10% multi-engine, 4% jet aircraft and 1% helicopters.
There are currently no plans to bring commercial service to the airport. The nearest airport with commercial service is Baltimore BWI airport, serving flights to many US cities and with a few flights to/from Europe.
Fatal Airshow Accident
On September 23, 1990, 62-year-old pilot Jack B. Poage was killed when his red-and-white Pitts S-2B crashed into a grassy field near the main runway of the airport after he failed to leave enough altitude to recover from a flat-spin maneuver during his plane stunt. the field where he crashed was later named after him in his honor. The crash was caught on camera by a witness of the event.
- Carroll County Regional Airport Master Plan
- Resources for this airport:
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