Platteville Municipal Airport

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Platteville Municipal Airport
Platteville Municipal Airport entrance.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner City of Platteville
Serves Platteville, Wisconsin
Elevation AMSL 1,024 ft / 312 m
Coordinates 42°41′22″N 090°26′40″W / 42.68944°N 90.44444°W / 42.68944; -90.44444
PVB is located in Wisconsin
PVB is located in the US
Location of airport in Wisconsin / United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 3,999 1,219 Asphalt
7/25 3,599 1,097 Asphalt
Aircraft operations (2015) 20,550
Based aircraft (2017) 30

Platteville Municipal Airport (ICAO: KPVBFAA LID: PVB) is a city owned public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of Platteville, a city in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States.[1] It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, in which it is categorized as a local general aviation facility.[2]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned PVB by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Platteville Municipal Airport covers an area of 533 acres (216 ha) at an elevation of 1,024 feet (312 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 15/33 is 3,999 by 75 feet (1,219 x 23 m); 7/25 is 3,599 by 75 feet (1,097 x 23 m).[1]

A Non-directional beacon was located at the facility, 203 kHz, ident PVB. However, the NDB was decommissioned in 2011.

Fixed-base operator: A&A Aviation

For the 12-month period ending June 2, 2015, the airport had 20,550 aircraft operations, an average of 56 per day: 97% general aviation, 3% air taxi and <1% military. In March 2017, there were 30 aircraft based at this airport: 26 single-engine, 2 multi-engine and 2 helicopter.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for PVB (Form 5010 PDF), effective Mar 2, 2017.
  2. ^ "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 23 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Great Circle Mapper: KPVB - Platteville Municipal Airport - Platteville, Wisconsin

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