Falmouth Airpark

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Falmouth Airpark
Airport typePublic
OwnerFalmouth Airpark Homeowners Assoc.
ServesFalmouth, Massachusetts
Elevation AMSL43 ft / 13 m
Coordinates41°35′08″N 070°32′25″W / 41.58556°N 70.54028°W / 41.58556; -70.54028Coordinates: 41°35′08″N 070°32′25″W / 41.58556°N 70.54028°W / 41.58556; -70.54028
5B6 is located in Cape Cod
Statistics (2007)
Based aircraft52

Falmouth Airpark (FAA LID: 5B6) is a public-use airport and residential airpark located four miles (6 km) northeast of the central business district of Falmouth, in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. It is privately owned by Falmouth Airpark Homeowners Association.[1] The airport grew to superscede the Coonamessett Airport which was located in close proximity to the Otis Air National Guard Base and closed in the 1960s.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Falmouth Airpark covers an area of 110 acres (45 ha).

Runway Information[3]
Dimensions 2298 x 40 ft. / 700 x 12m
Surface asphalt, in good condition.
Weight Bearing Capacity Single Wheel: 4.0
Runway Edge Lights Low Intensity
Runway 7 Runway 25
Latitude 41-35.016423N 41-35.252345N
Longitude 070-32.617743W 070-32.223817W
Elevation(MSL) 38.0 ft 41.0 ft
Gradient 0.2% 0.2%
Traffic Pattern Right Left
Markings Basic, in good condition Basic, in good condition
Obstructions 33 ft. trees, 300 ft. from runway, 60 ft. left of centerline.

3:1 slope to clear.

25 ft. trees 300 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline. 4:1 slope to clear.
Airport Services[3]
Fuel Available 100LL, UL94
Parking hangers and tiedowns
Airframe Service NONE
Powerplant Service NONE
Bottled Oxygen NONE
Bulk Oxygen NONE
Airport Communications[3]

For a 12-month period ending April 21, 2016, the airport averaged 39 operations a week: 61% local general aviation, 37% transient general aviation, 1% military, and 1% air taxi. During that same time there were 55 aircraft based on the field: 50 single engine, and 5 multi-engine aircraft.[3]


  1. ^ a b FAA Airport Master Record for 5B6 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-12-20
  2. ^ "Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: Southeastern Massachusetts". Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields. 29 March 2011. Retrieved 22 June 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d "AirNav: 5B6 - Falmouth Airpark". www.airnav.com. Retrieved 2017-12-09.

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