Placerville Airport

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Placerville Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerEl Dorado County
ServesPlacerville, California
Elevation AMSL2,585 ft / 788 m
Coordinates38°43′27″N 120°45′12″W / 38.72417°N 120.75333°W / 38.72417; -120.75333Coordinates: 38°43′27″N 120°45′12″W / 38.72417°N 120.75333°W / 38.72417; -120.75333
PVF is located in California
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 4,201 1,280 Asphalt
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 50 15 Concrete
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations66,000
Based aircraft138

Placerville Airport (IATA: PVF, ICAO: KPVF, FAA LID: PVF) is three miles east of Placerville, in El Dorado County, California. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation airport.[2]

There are no passenger airlines at the airport. The runway is long enough for aircraft such as the Pilatus PC-12 and is home to a T-28 Trojan. In 1977-78 California Air Commuter scheduled Navajos to Placerville.


Placerville Airport covers 243 acres (98 ha) at an elevation of 2,585 feet (788 m). Its one runway, 5/23, is 4,201 by 75 feet (1,280 x 23 m). It has one helipad, H1, 50 by 50 feet (15 x 15 m).[1]

In the year ending April 30, 2010 the airport had 66,000 aircraft operations, average 180 per day: 97% general aviation, 1.5% air taxi, and 1.5% military. 138 aircraft were then based at the airport: 96% single-engine, 2% multi-engine, 1% helicopter, and 1% ultralight.[1]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for PVF (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective August 25, 2011.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB)" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. External link in |work= (help)

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