Plant City Airport
|Plant City Airport|
|Owner||Hillsborough County Aviation Authority|
|Serves||Plant City, Florida|
|Elevation AMSL||154 ft / 47 m|
Plant City Airport (ICAO: KPCM, FAA LID: PCM) is a public-use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) southwest of the central business district of Plant City in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. The airport is publicly owned by the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority, which also operates Tampa International Airport. It was formerly known as Plant City Municipal Airport. It supports a 400-acre (1.6 km2) industrial park located about one mile (1.6 km) east of the airport.
The Plant City Municipal Airport was founded in 1948 to ship strawberries. Runway 09/27 was lengthened in 1999 and redesignated 10/28. In 2000, a new terminal was constructed, along with two new hangars (E and F) and a new Jet-A fuel tank.
Facilities and aircraft
Plant City Airport covers an area of 199 acres (81 ha) at an elevation of 154 feet (47 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 10/28 which measures 3,950 x 75 ft (1,204 x 23 m). For the 12-month period ending May 9, 2002, the airport had 47,975 aircraft operations, an average of 131 per day: 99.5% general aviation, 0.4% air taxi and <0.1% military. At that time there were 72 aircraft based at this airport: 83% single-engine, 13% multi-engine and 4% helicopter. The local fixed-base operator is Plant City Airport Services.
- Plant City Airport Services
- Plant City Airport page from Hillsborough County Aviation Authority
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