Cartersville Airport

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Cartersville Airport
Cartersville Airport July 2016.jpg
Airport typePublic
OwnerCartersville Bartow Airport Authority
ServesCartersville, Georgia
Elevation AMSL759 ft / 231 m
Coordinates34°07′23″N 084°50′55″W / 34.12306°N 84.84861°W / 34.12306; -84.84861
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1/19 5,760 1,756 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations50,500
Based aircraft145

Cartersville Airport (ICAO: KVPC, FAA LID: VPC), Valley of Pumpkinvine Creek Field, is a public use airport located on a small hill by the Etowah River two nautical miles (4km) west of the headwaters of Pumpkinvine Creek and three nautical miles (6 km) southwest of the central business district of Cartersville, in Bartow County, Georgia, United States. It is owned by the Cartersville Bartow Airport Authority.[1]

Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this facility is assigned VPC by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Cartersville Airport covers an area of 185 acres (75 ha) at an elevation of 759 feet (231 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 1/19 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,760 by 100 feet (1,756 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending April 23, 2009, the airport had 50,500 aircraft operations, an average of 138 per day: 89% general aviation, 10% air taxi, and 1% military. At that time there were 145 aircraft based at this airport: 53% single-engine, 19% multi-engine, 15% jet, 1% helicopter and 12% ultralight.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Form 5010 for VPC PDF. Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
  2. ^ "Yolo County Airport (FAA: VPC, ICAO: KVPC)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 15 August 2010.

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