Merrimack Valley Seaplane Base

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Merrimack Valley Seaplane Base
Airport typePublic
OwnerJohn Wholley
LocationMethuen, Massachusetts
Elevation AMSL50 ft / 15 m
Coordinates42°42′00″N 071°12′58″W / 42.70000°N 71.21611°W / 42.70000; -71.21611
MA2 is located in Massachusetts
Location of airport in Massachusetts
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1/19 5,000 1,524 Water
4/22 4,700 1,433 Water
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations4,565

Merrimack Valley Seaplane Base (FAA LID: MA2) is a privately owned, public-use seaplane base located three miles (5 km) west of the central business district of Methuen, a city in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Merrimack Valley Seaplane Base has two landing areas:[1]

  • Runway 1/19: 5,000 x 250 ft. (1,524 x 76 m), Surface: Water
  • Runway 4/22: 4,700 x 250 ft. (1,433 x 76 m), Surface: Water

For the 12-month period ending October 1, 2006, the airport had 4,565 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 12 per day.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Form 5010 for MA2 PDF, effective 2007-03-15

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