Lawrence Municipal Airport (Massachusetts)

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Lawrence Municipal Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Lawrence
ServesLawrence, Massachusetts
LocationNorth Andover, Massachusetts
Elevation AMSL148 ft / 45 m
Coordinates42°43′02″N 071°07′24″W / 42.71722°N 71.12333°W / 42.71722; -71.12333
LWM is located in Massachusetts
LWM is located in the United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 5,000 1,524 Asphalt
14/32 3,901 1,189 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations83,200
Based aircraft234

Lawrence Municipal Airport (IATA: LWM, ICAO: KLWM, FAA LID: LWM) is two miles east of Lawrence, in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. It is owned by the City of Lawrence, though it is in North Andover.[1]

Northeast DC-3s stopped at Lawrence from 1946 to 1965; from 1952 to 1960, it rated nonstops to New York La Guardia.

The airport is home to the Essex County Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol.


The airport covers 420 acres (170 ha) and has two paved runways: 5/23 is 4,997 x 150 ft (1,524 x 46 m) and 14/32 is 3,901 x 100 ft (1,189 x 30 m).[1] Fuel is offered by four fixed-base operators.

In the year ending September 1, 2006 the airport had 83,200 aircraft operations, average 227 per day: 85% general aviation, 13% air taxi, 1% military. 234 aircraft are based at the airport: 86% single-engine, 11% multi-engine, 2% helicopter and <1% jet.[1]

Aviation services[edit]

  • Angel Flight New England is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) tax exempt corporation that provides free air transportation on private aircraft for patients, as well as blood, organs, and tissues/donors.
  • Eagle East Aviation is an owner-operated fixed-base operator (FBO) located at the southwest side of the airport. Eagle East offers a large array of services designed to cater to the aspiring pilot on up to corporate jets.
  • Four Star Aviation is a family-operated FBO located on the west side of the airport. Four Star Aviation specializes in providing fuel and services to jet operators, as well as piston/turboprop aircraft (airplanes and helicopters), aircraft maintenance, and aircraft sales. Four Star Aviation offers the only self-serve 100LL fueling station on the airport, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Four Star Aviation hosts the North Andover Flight Academy and MBM Helicopters, specializing in helicopter training and maintenance.
  • Falcon Air Inc. offers fueling, oxygen, parking, aircraft maintenance, aircraft modifications, aircraft parts, and aircraft sales/leasing/brokerage services.


Opened in 2014, Dominic's Diner, located in the terminal, serves breakfast and lunch.


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Form 5010 for LWM PDF, retrieved 2007-03-15

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