Rostraver Airport

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Rostraver Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Westmoreland County Airport Authority
Serves Monongahela, Pennsylvania
Location Rostraver Township, Pennsylvania
Elevation AMSL 1,228 ft / 374 m
Coordinates 40°12′35″N 079°49′53″W / 40.20972°N 79.83139°W / 40.20972; -79.83139
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 4,001 1,220 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 43,542
Based aircraft 113

Rostraver Airport (ICAO: KFWQFAA LID: FWQ, formerly P53) is a public use airport in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States.[1] It is located five nautical miles (9 km) east of the central business district of Monongahela, Pennsylvania[1] in Rostraver Township. It is operated by the Westmoreland County Airport Authority, which also operates the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Unity Township, Pennsylvania.

This airport is assigned a three-letter location identifier of FWQ by the Federal Aviation Administration, but it does not have an International Air Transport Association (IATA) airport code.[1][2][3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Rostraver Airport covers an area of 300 acres (120 ha) at an elevation of 1,228 feet (374 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 8/26 which measures 4,001 by 75 feet (1,220 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending April 22, 2009, the airport had 43,542 aircraft operations, an average of 119 per day: 98% general aviation, 2% air taxi and <1% military. At that time there were 113 aircraft based at this airport: 84% single-engine, 11% multi-engine, 4% helicopter, 1% glider and 1% ultralight.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f FAA Airport Master Record for FWQ (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.
  2. ^ "Airline and Airport Code Search". International Air Transport Association (IATA). Retrieved November 14, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Rostraver Airport (IATA: none, ICAO: KFWQ, FAA: FWQ)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved November 14, 2016. 

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