Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport

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Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport
Aerial photo of Wyoming Valley Airport, Wilkes-Barre, Pa (63541).jpg
Airport type Public
Owner County of Luzerne
Serves Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area (Wyoming Valley)
Elevation AMSL 543 ft / 166 m
Coordinates 41°17′50″N 075°51′08″W / 41.29722°N 75.85222°W / 41.29722; -75.85222Coordinates: 41°17′50″N 075°51′08″W / 41.29722°N 75.85222°W / 41.29722; -75.85222
WBW is located in Pennsylvania
Location of airport in Pennsylvania
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7/25 3,375 1,029 Asphalt
9/27 2,191 668 Asphalt/Turf
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 25,125
Based aircraft 51

Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport (IATA: WBWICAO: KWBWFAA 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[1] 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)[2]


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.[1]

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.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for WBW (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "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 |work= (help)

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