Machias Valley Airport

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Machias Valley Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Town of Machias
Serves Machias, Maine
Elevation AMSL 96 ft / 29 m
Coordinates 44°42′11″N 067°28′43″W / 44.70306°N 67.47861°W / 44.70306; -67.47861Coordinates: 44°42′11″N 067°28′43″W / 44.70306°N 67.47861°W / 44.70306; -67.47861
MVM is located in Maine
Location of airport in Maine
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 2,909 887 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 1,600
Based aircraft 9

Machias Valley Airport (ICAO: KMVMFAA LID: MVM) is a town owned, public use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) southwest of the central business district of Machias, a town in Washington County, Maine, United States.[1] 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 was once served by commercial airline service on Northeast Airlines.

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned MVM by the FAA[1] but has no designation from the IATA[3] (which assigned MVM to Kayenta Airport in Kayenta, Arizona).[4] The airport's ICAO identifier is KMVM.[5]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Machias Valley Airport covers an area of 30 acres (12 ha) at an elevation of 96 feet (29 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,909 by 60 feet (887 x 18 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending August 16, 2011, the airport had 1,600 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 133 per month. At that time there were 9 aircraft based at this airport, all single-engine.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for MVM (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.  External link in |work= (help)
  3. ^ "Machias Valley Airport (ICAO: KMVM, FAA: MVM, IATA: none)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved July 28, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Kayenta-Monument Valley Airport, AZ (IATA: MVM)". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved July 28, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Machias Valley – MVM (KMVM)". National Flight Data Center. Federal Aviation Administration. Retrieved July 28, 2012.  External link in |work= (help)
  6. ^ RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 (PDF), effective 27 Apr 2017, Federal Aviation Administration  External link in |title= (help)

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