Placerville Airport

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Placerville Airport
Airport type Public
Owner El Dorado County
Serves Placerville, California
Elevation AMSL 2,585 ft / 788 m
Coordinates 38°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
Location of airport 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 operations 66,000
Based aircraft 138

Placerville Airport (IATA: PVFICAO: KPVFFAA LID: PVF) is a county-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) east of the central business district of Placerville, in El Dorado County, California, United States. This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation airport.[2]

There are no scheduled passenger services departing from the airport. The runway is long enough to accommodate medium turboprop aircraft, such as the Pilatus PC-12 and is even home to a T-28 Trojan.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Placerville Airport covers an area of 243 acres (98 ha) at an elevation of 2,585 feet (788 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 5/23 which measures 4,201 by 75 feet (1,280 x 23 m). It also has and one helipad designated H1 with a concrete surface measuring 50 by 50 feet (15 x 15 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending April 30, 2010, the airport had 66,000 aircraft operations, an average of 180 per day: 97% general aviation, 1.5% air taxi, and 1.5% military. At that time there were 138 aircraft based at this 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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