Skyhaven Airport (New Hampshire)

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Coordinates: 43°17′03″N 070°55′45″W / 43.28417°N 70.92917°W / 43.28417; -70.92917

Skyhaven Airport
Skyhaven Airport (New Hampshire) Logo.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator Pease Development Authority
Serves Rochester, New Hampshire
Elevation AMSL 322 ft / 98 m
DAW is located in New Hampshire
DAW is located in the US
Location of airport in New Hampshire/United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 4,001 1,220 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 17,000
Based aircraft 106

Skyhaven Airport (ICAO: KDAWFAA LID: DAW) is a public-use airport located three miles (5 km) southeast of the central business district of Rochester, a city in Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States.[1] The airport is owned and operated by the Pease Development Authority, with fixed-base operator (FBO) services provided by Skyhaven Aviation Services.[2] 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.[3]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Skyhaven Airport is assigned DAW by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Skyhaven Airport covers an area of 195 acres (79 ha) and contains one asphalt paved runway designated 15/33 which measures 4,001 x 100 ft (1,220 x 30 m). For the 12-month period ending July 31, 2006, the airport had 17,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 46 per day. At that time there were 106 aircraft based at this airport: 85% single-engine, 3% multi-engine, 1% jet and 11% ultralight.[1]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for DAW (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-12-20
  2. ^ Skyhaven Airport page at New Hampshire DOT Bureau of Aeronautics
  3. ^ "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 23 November 2016. 
  4. ^ Great Circle Mapper: KDAW - Rochester, New Hampshire (Skyhaven Airport)

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