Genesee County Airport

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Genesee County Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Genesee County
Operator Genesee County Highway Department
Serves Batavia, New York
Elevation AMSL 914 ft / 279 m
Coordinates 43°01′54″N 078°10′11″W / 43.03167°N 78.16972°W / 43.03167; -78.16972Coordinates: 43°01′54″N 078°10′11″W / 43.03167°N 78.16972°W / 43.03167; -78.16972
GVQ is located in New York
GVQ is located in the US
Location of airport in New York / United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 5,500 1,676 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 40,000
Based aircraft 48

Genesee County Airport (ICAO: KGVQFAA LID: GVQ, formerly 3G8) is a county owned, public use airport in Genesee County, New York, United States.[1] It is located two nautical miles (4 km) north of the central business district of Batavia,[1] a city located within the Town of Batavia.

This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation reliever airport.[2] Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned GVQ by the FAA[1] but has no designation from the IATA.[3][4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Genesee County Airport covers an area of 326 acres (132 ha) at an elevation of 914 feet (279 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 10/28 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,500 by 100 feet (1,676 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending September 18, 2009, the airport had 40,000 aircraft operations, an average of 109 per day: 96% general aviation, 2% air taxi, and 2% military. At that time there were 48 aircraft based at this airport: 85% single-engine, 4% multi-engine, 6% jet and 4% helicopter.[1]

Nearby airports[edit]

Nearby airports with instrument approach procedures include:[5]


  1. ^ a b c d e f FAA Airport Master Record for GVQ (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 8, 2010.
  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)
  3. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (GVQ)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved June 17, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Genesee County Airport (IATA: none, ICAO: KGVQ, FAA: GVQ)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved April 15, 2010. 
  5. ^ "KGVQ – Genesee County Airport". Retrieved June 17, 2013. 

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