Centre–Piedmont–Cherokee County Regional Airport

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Centre–Piedmont–Cherokee County Regional Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCPCCR Airport Authority
ServesCentre, Alabama, U.S.
Elevation AMSL595 ft / 181 m
Coordinates34°05′24″N 085°36′36″W / 34.09000°N 85.61000°W / 34.09000; -85.61000Coordinates: 34°05′24″N 085°36′36″W / 34.09000°N 85.61000°W / 34.09000; -85.61000
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7/25 5,500 1,676 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Aircraft Operations0
Based Aircraft15

Centre–Piedmont–Cherokee County Regional Airport (ICAO: KPYP, FAA LID: PYP) is a public-use airport in Cherokee County, Alabama, United States.[1] The airport is located five nautical miles (9 km) south of Centre, Alabama[1] and 10 nautical miles (12 mi, 19 km) north of Piedmont, Alabama.[2] It is owned by the CPCCR Airport Authority[1] and was dedicated on October 14, 2010.[3]

This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015[4] which categorized it as a general aviation facility.

This airport is assigned a three-letter location identifier of PYP by the Federal Aviation Administration, but it does not have an International Air Transport Association (IATA) airport code.[1][5][6]


Centre–Piedmont–Cherokee County Regional Airport covers an area of 308 acres (125 ha) at an elevation of 595 feet (181 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 7/25 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,500 by 100 feet (1,676 x 30 m).[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f FAA Airport Master Record for PYP (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective August 25, 2011.
  2. ^ "Distance and heading from Piedmont (33°55'34"N 85°36'47"W) to PYP (34°05'24"N 85°36'36"W)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved October 15, 2011.
  3. ^ "Centre–Piedmont–Cherokee County Regional Airport dedication draws large crowd". The Gadsden Times. October 14, 2010.
  4. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A (PDF, 2 MB)" (PDF). 2011–2015 National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ "Airline and Airport Code Search". International Air Transport Association (IATA). Retrieved November 14, 2016.
  6. ^ "Centre-Piedmont-Cherokee County Regional (IATA: none, ICAO: KPYP, FAA: PYP)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved November 14, 2016.

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