Dansville Municipal Airport

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Dansville Municipal Airport
Dansville Municipal Airport Apr 11.JPG
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Town of North Dansville
Serves Dansville, Livingston County, New York
Elevation AMSL 662 ft / 202 m
Coordinates 42°34′15″N 077°42′47″W / 42.57083°N 77.71306°W / 42.57083; -77.71306
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 3,500 1,067 Asphalt
18/36 2,443 745 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 48,050
Based aircraft 33

Dansville Municipal Airport (IATA: DSVICAO: KDSVFAA LID: DSV) is a public use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) northwest of the central business district of Dansville, a village in Livingston County, New York, United States. It is owned by the Town of North Dansville.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Dansville Municipal Airport covers an area of 162 acres (66 ha) at an elevation of 662 feet (202 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 14/32 which measures 3,500 x 100 feet (1,067 x 30 m) and 18/36 which measures 2,443 x 100 feet (745 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending August 8, 2007, the airport had 48,050 aircraft operations, an average of 131 per day: 98% general aviation, 2% air taxi and 1% military. At that time there were 33 aircraft based at this airport: 61% single-engine, 9% multi-engine and 30% glider.[1]

Balloon Festival[edit]

Annually, around Labor Day weekend, the airport is the venue for the New York State Festival of Balloons.[2] The first such event was held in 1981 and given the designation of New York's official festival in 1997, beating out similar festivals in Glens Falls and Poughkeepsie for the designation. As of 2007, it attracts about 35,000 visitors each year.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for DSV (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-04-10
  2. ^ http://www.nysfob.com
  3. ^ http://www.state.ny.us/governor/keydocs/proclamations/087.html

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