Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport
|Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport|
|Owner||County of Luzerne|
|Serves||Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area (Wyoming Valley)|
|Elevation AMSL||543 ft / 166 m|
Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport (IATA: WBW, ICAO: KWBW, FAA LID: WBW) is a county owned, public airport three miles north of Wilkes-Barre, in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania and 11 miles south of Scranton, in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility. The primary airport of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area is the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP)
The airport covers 135 acres (55 ha) at an elevation of 543 feet (166 m). It has two runways: 7/25 is 3,375 by 75 feet (1,029 × 23 m) asphalt; 9/27 is 2,191 by 100 feet (668 × 30 m) asphalt and turf.
In the year ending October 4, 2011 the airport had 25,125 aircraft operations, average 68 per day: 99.5% general aviation, 0.3% military and 0.2% air taxi. 51 aircraft were then based at the airport: 98% single-engine and 2% multi-engine.
- FAA Airport Master Record for WBW ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
- "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. External link in