Trent Lott International Airport

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Trent Lott International Airport (sky warrior flight support)
Airport type Public
Owner Jackson County
Serves Pascagoula, Mississippi
Elevation AMSL 17 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 30°27′46″N 088°31′45″W / 30.46278°N 88.52917°W / 30.46278; -88.52917
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 6,500 1,981 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 50,205
Based aircraft 53

Trent Lott International Airport (IATA: PGLICAO: KPQLFAA LID: PQL) is a county-owned public-use airport located six miles (10 km) north of the central business district of Pascagoula, a city in Jackson County, Mississippi, United States.[1] The airport is named for Trent Lott, the United States Senator from Mississippi.

Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Trent Lott International Airport is assigned PQL by the FAA and PGL by the IATA.[2] PGL was formerly assigned to Jackson County Airport in Pascagoula which closed sometime between 1982 and 1989.[3][4]

DayJet provided an on-demand jet air taxi service from this airport to Jacksonville, Lakeland, Tallahassee, Pensacola, Gainesville, Boca Raton, Opa-Locka/Miami Dade County, Naples, Sarasota/Bradenton, Savannah, Macon, and Montgomery. This service ended in September 2008.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Trent Lott International Airport covers an area of 906 acres (367 ha) and has one runway designated 17/35 with an asphalt pavement measuring 6,500 x 100 ft (1,981 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending June 2, 2016, the airport had 52,213 aircraft operations, an average of 143 per day: 86% general aviation, 10% air taxi and 4% military. At that time there were 32 aircraft based at this airport: 25 single-engine, 3 multi-engine, 2 jet and 2 helicopter.[1]


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