Tri-City Airport (Kansas)

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Tri-City Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Parsons
Serves Parsons, Kansas
Elevation AMSL 900 ft / 274 m
Coordinates 37°19′51″N 095°30′22″W / 37.33083°N 95.50611°W / 37.33083; -95.50611
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 5,000 1,524 Concrete
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations 6,000
Based aircraft 15

Tri-City Airport (IATA: PPFICAO: KPPFFAA LID: PPF) is a city-owned public-use airport located 11 nautical miles (20 km) west of the central business district of Parsons, a city in Labette County, Kansas, United States.[1]

In 1942 this was the Cherryvale Army Air Force Auxiliary Field #9 for the Independence Army Airfield.

Between 1979 and 1986, PPF was served by Air Midwest operating under Eastern Airlines. The aircraft used was a 19-seat Swearingen Metroliner.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Tri-City Airport covers an area of 802 acres (325 ha) at an elevation of 900 feet (274 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 17/35 with a concrete surface measuring 5,000 by 75 feet (1,524 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending July 3, 2008, the airport had 6,000 aircraft operations, an average of 16 per day: 92% general aviation, 5% air taxi and 3% military. At that time there were 15 aircraft based at this airport: 87% single-engine and 13% multi-engine.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for PPF (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.

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