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  • 2105 ft
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Plum Island Airport

Newburyport, MA

Phone: 978-463-4222
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Attendance: Attended
Oct-Mar/IrregularApr-Sep, 7 Days a Week,0800-1800
Elevation:11 ft (3.4 m) (Estimated)
Location:1.00 mi. SE of Newburyport
Beacon: Not present
Instrument Procedures:
Runways:10/28, 14/32 (unpaved)
Longest paved runway: 2105 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Parking
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.20  (full serve service)

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Runway 10/28

Dimensions:2105 x 50ft. / 641.6 x 15.2mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 8000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
10No Data
No DataNo DataTrees, 100 ft Both-Sides of center, 100 ft high, 500 ft from end, 3:1 clearance slope
28No Data
No DataNo Data300' Disp Threshold
Fence, 55 ft Both-Sides of center, 8 ft high, 300 ft from end, 10:1 clearance slope
4 Ft Unlit Fence Crosses Ry. Vehicle and Equipment Invof Ry Apch Slope 50:1 to Dsplcd Thld

Runway 14/32

Dimensions:2300 x 100ft. / 701.0 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, condition not reportedRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
14No Data
No DataNo DataTrees, 125 ft Left of center, 14 ft high, 200 ft from end, 14:1 clearance slope
32No Data
No DataNo DataTrees, 35 ft Left of center, 66 ft high, 400 ft from end, 6:1 clearance slope

Noise Abatement

RunwayApplies toApproach/DepartureText
See TextSee TextSee TextBest rate of climb to exit area; no tgls

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Club in Formation - (2B2)
    On field: N
    Plum Island Aerodrome
    • Maintenance
    • $5.20
    • Flight Training
    On field: CTR
    UNICOM: 123.0
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    Services at this airport:

    Services: Camping on Field
    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead
    Transportation: Public

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N42 47.7217' / W70 50.3667'
    Charts:NACO: New York Sectional
    Mag Var:16W (1985)
    ARTCC:Boston (ZBW)
    FSS:Bridgeport (BDR)
    NOTAM Facility:BDR
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityA90
    Pattern Altitude:
    Heavy Aircraft1000
    Light Aircraft1000
    Wind Indicator:Present (unlit)
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:No data

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:9
    Multi Engine:

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:2,000
    GA Itinerant:950
    Air Taxi:

    (12-month period ending on 10/26/2016)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    SpneaRichard Copithorne
    141 Cambridge Street24 Plum Island Turnpike
    Boston, MA 02114Newbury, MA 01951
    617-227-3956 (Office) 978-463-4222 (Office)
    Hne, Historic New England Inc