William T. Piper Memorial Airport

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William T. Piper Memorial Airport
Airport type Public
Owner City of Lock Haven
Serves Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
Elevation AMSL 556 ft / 169 m
Coordinates 41°08′09″N 077°25′20″W / 41.13583°N 77.42222°W / 41.13583; -77.42222Coordinates: 41°08′09″N 077°25′20″W / 41.13583°N 77.42222°W / 41.13583; -77.42222
LHV is located in Pennsylvania
Location of airport in Pennsylvania
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9L/27R 3,799 1,158 Asphalt
9R/27L 2,179 664 Turf
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 30,400
Based aircraft 60

William T. Piper Memorial Airport (IATA: LHVICAO: KLHVFAA LID: LHV) is a city-owned public airport two miles east of Lock Haven, in Clinton County, Pennsylvania.[1] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Named for William T. Piper, the airport is at the foot of the Bald Eagle Mountain ridge, between the West Branch Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Creek. It covers 112 acres (45 ha), has two runways and is operated by the City of Lock Haven.

The airport is home to AvSport of Lock Haven, a flight school specializing in Sport Pilot training in Light Sport Aircraft.


The airport covers 112 acres (45 ha) at an elevation of 556 feet (169 m). It has two parallel runways: 9L/27R is 3,799 by 75 feet (1,158 x 23 m) asphalt; 9R/27L is 2,179 by 100 feet (664 x 30 m) turf.[1]

In the year ending October 13, 2011 the airport had 30,400 aircraft operations, average 83 per day: 99% general aviation, <1% air taxi, and <1% military. 60 aircraft were then based at the airport: 85% single-engine, 8% multi-engine, 2% jet, 3% glider, and 2% ultralight.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for LHV (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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