Provincetown Municipal Airport

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Provincetown Municipal Airport
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IATA: PVCICAO: KPVCFAA LID: PVC
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner U.S. National Park Service
Operator Town of Provincetown
Serves Provincetown, Massachusetts
Elevation AMSL 9 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 42°04′19″N 070°13′17″W / 42.07194°N 70.22139°W / 42.07194; -70.22139
Website PVC Website
Map
PVC is located in Cape Cod
PVC
PVC
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7/25 3,500 1,067 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 104,950
Based aircraft 7

Provincetown Municipal Airport (IATA: PVCICAO: KPVCFAA LID: PVC) is a public airport located at the end of Cape Cod, two miles (3 km) northwest of the central business district of Provincetown, a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. This airport is operated by the Town of Provincetown on land leased from the U.S. National Park Service.[1]

The airport is used for general aviation and by one commercial airline, Cape Air, which operates non-stop flights of 25 minutes duration to Boston's Logan International Airport. During the off-season, Cape Air operates three daily flights each way. On summer weekends, flights are scheduled approximately every 45 minutes in both directions. The airport recently added complimentary high-speed internet access for all passengers and crew members utilizing the facility. A limited amount of free parking is available for vehicles used by general and commercial aviation passengers. Aircraft parking is available from Cape Air, the fixed-base operator (FBO).

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Provincetown Municipal Airport covers an area of 310 acres (125 ha) which contains one paved runway (7/25) measuring 3,500 x 100 ft. (1,067 x 30 m).

For 12-month period ending January 1, 2007, the airport had 104,950 aircraft operations, an average of 287 per day: 98% general aviation, 2% air taxi and <1% military. There are 7 aircraft based at this airport: 6 single engine and 1 multi-engine.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Cape Air Boston
Seasonal: White Plains

Ground transportation[edit]

Taxis are often available in front of the airport terminal, but it is wise to make reservations. The rate per person into Provincetown is $8. Rental cars are available at the airport in summer months only. In the summer months a shuttle bus service runs between the airport, race point beach and the town center, but does not serve guest houses or inns.

Airport management[edit]

The Provincetown Airport is overseen by the Airport Commission,[2] a 5-person board appointed by the Provincetown Board of Selectmen. The town also appoints an Airport Manager. Currently, the manager is Arthur "Butch" Lisenby.

The Airport Commissioners are:

  • Heath Gatlin, Chair
  • Darin Janoplis
  • John Reed
  • Michael Valenti, Jr.
  • Clinton "Skip" Parker
  • Stephen Katsurinis, Alternate

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b FAA Airport Master Record for PVC (Form 5010 PDF), retrieved 2007-03-15
  2. ^ . Town of Provincetown http://www.provincetown-ma.gov/index.aspx?NID=111. Retrieved July 20, 2015.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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