Elizabeth City Regional Airport

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Elizabeth City Regional Airport

Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City
Elizabeth City Regional Airport logo.png
Airport typePublic
OwnerUS Coast Guard
ServesElizabeth City, North Carolina
Elevation AMSL12 ft / 4 m
Coordinates36°15′38″N 076°10′28″W / 36.26056°N 76.17444°W / 36.26056; -76.17444Coordinates: 36°15′38″N 076°10′28″W / 36.26056°N 76.17444°W / 36.26056; -76.17444
ECG is located in North Carolina
Location of airport in North Carolina
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 7,217 2,200 Asphalt/Concrete
1/19 4,518 1,377 Asphalt/Concrete
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations60,120
Based aircraft42

Elizabeth City Regional Airport (IATA: ECG, ICAO: KECG, FAA LID: ECG) is a joint civil-military public and military use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of Elizabeth City, in Pasquotank County, North Carolina, United States.[1] The airport, on the shore of the Pasquotank River, is also known as Elizabeth City-Pasquotank County Regional Airport or ECG Regional Airport. It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

The airport opened in 1972 and is shared with and owned by the U.S. Coast Guard. The military portion of the facility, known as Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City and Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, operates HC-130J Hercules and MH-60T Jayhawk aircraft.

Facilities and aircraft

Elizabeth City Regional Airport covers an area of 850 acres (344 ha) at an elevation of 12 feet (4 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways with asphalt and concrete surfaces: 10/28 is 7,217 by 150 feet (2,200 x 46 m) and 1/19 is 4,518 by 150 feet (1,377 x 46 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending August 19, 2009, the airport had 60,120 aircraft operations, an average of 164 per day: 73% military, 26% general aviation, and 1% air taxi. At that time there were 42 aircraft based at this airport: 57% single-engine, 31% military, 10% multi-engine, and 2% helicopter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for ECG (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on 2012-09-27. External link in |work= (help)

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Wind rose showing distribution of wind speed and direction for Elizabeth City Regional Airport for the year 2016.