Plymouth Municipal Airport (Massachusetts)

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Plymouth Municipal Airport
Plymouth Airport.JPG
A private plane on the airport's main ramp
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerTown of Plymouth
ServesPlymouth County, Massachusetts
Elevation AMSL148 ft / 45 m
Coordinates41°54′32″N 070°43′44″W / 41.90889°N 70.72889°W / 41.90889; -70.72889
Websitepymairport.com
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations73,040
Based aircraft134

Plymouth Municipal Airport (IATA: PYM, ICAO: KPYM, FAA LID: PYM) is a town-owned, public-use airport located four nautical miles (7 km) southwest of the central business district of Plymouth, a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States.[1] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is categorized as a general aviation airport.[2] Due to space issues, the airport has 2 gates in Carver, Massachusetts.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Plymouth Municipal Airport covers an area of 758 acres (307 ha) at an elevation of 148 feet (45 m) above mean sea level.[1]

Runway 6/24 Information[3]
Dimensions 4350 x 75 ft. / 1326 x 23 m
Surface asphalt, in good condition.
Weight Bearing Capacity Single Wheel: 25.0
Runway Edge Lights Medium Intensity
Runway 6 Runway 24
Latitude 41-54.254138N 41-54.806325N
Longitude 070-44.191108W 070-43.580575W
Elevation(MSL) 135.1 ft 146.8 ft
Gradient 0.4% 0.4%
Traffic Pattern Left Left
Runway Heading 056 magnetic

040 true

236 magnetic

220 true

Declared Distances TORA: 4350 TODA: 4350

ASDA: 4650 LDA: 4350

TORA: 4350 TODA: 4350

ASDA: 4350 LDA: 4350

Markings Precision, in good condition Non-Precision, in good condition
Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left

(3.00 degrees glide path)

4-light PAPI on left

(4.00 degrees glide path)

Approach Lights MALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity

approach lighting system with sequenced flashers.

Runway End Identifier Lights Yes
Touchdown Point Yes, no lights Yes, no lights
Instrument Approach ILS/DME, RNAV (GPS) RNAV (GPS)
Obstructions 30 foot trees, 1700 feet from runway 65 foot trees, 1,500 feet from runway, 20:1 slope to clear.
Runway 15/33 Information[3]
Dimensions 4350 x 75 ft. / 1326 x 23 m
Surface asphalt, in good condition.
Weight Bearing Capacity Single Wheel: 60.0

Double Wheel: 85.0

Double Tandem: 155.0

Runway Edge Lights Medium Intensity
Runway 15 Runway 33
Latitude 41-54.732080N 41-54.275500N
Longitude 070-43.805838W 070-43.066833W
Elevation(MSL) 144.9 ft 133.4 ft
Gradient 0.4% 0.4%
Traffic Pattern Left Left
Runway Heading 146 magnetic

130 true

326 magnetic

310 true

Declared Distances TORA: 4350 TODA: 4350

ASDA: 4350 LDA: 4350

TORA: 4350 TODA: 4350

ASDA: 4650 LDA: 4350

Markings Basic, in good condition Basic, in good condition
Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left

(3.00 degrees glide path)

Touchdown Point Yes, no lights Yes, no lights
Obstructions 27 ft. trees, 750 ft. from runway,

125 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear.

80 ft. tree, 1800 ft. from runway,

125 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear.

Airport Services[3]
Fuel 100LL, Jet-A
Parking Aircraft hangars and Tiedowns
Airframe Service Major
Powerplant Service Magor
Bottled Oxygen Low
Bulk Oxygen Low
Airport Communications[3]
CTAF/UNICOM 123.0
WX ASOS 135.625

(508) 746-8003

CLEARANCE DELIVERY* 127.75
CAPE APPROACH/DEPARTURE* 118.2
PILOT CONTROLLED LIGHTING 122.900
* NOTE: APCH/DEP SERVICES PROVIDED BY BOSTON CENTER

ON 128.75 WHEN CAPE APPROACH IS CLOSED.

For the 12-month period ending July 14, 2016, the airport had an average of 139 operations per day. 59% local general aviation, 39% transient general aviation, 1% air taxi, and <1% military. At that time there were 114 aircraft based at this airport: 96 single-engine, 8 multi-engine, 6 jets and 4 helicopters.[1][3]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for PYM (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 8 April 2010.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 3 (PDF, 1.28 MB) Archived 2011-06-06 at the Wayback Machine.. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  3. ^ a b c d e "AirNav: KPYM - Plymouth Municipal Airport". www.airnav.com. Retrieved 2017-12-02.

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