Greater Portsmouth Regional Airport

Greater Portsmouth Regional Airport (IATA: PMH, ICAO: KPMH, FAA LID: PMH) (Scioto County Airport) is on State Route 335 in Minford, Ohio, 12 miles northeast of Portsmouth, in Scioto County, Ohio. It is owned by the Scioto County Airport Authority.[1] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Greater Portsmouth Regional Airport
Greater Portsmouth Regional Airport August 2020.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerScioto County Airport Authority
ServesPortsmouth, Ohio
Elevation AMSL663 ft / 202 m
Coordinates38°50′26″N 82°50′50″W / 38.84056°N 82.84722°W / 38.84056; -82.84722Coordinates: 38°50′26″N 82°50′50″W / 38.84056°N 82.84722°W / 38.84056; -82.84722
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PMH is located in Ohio
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PMH is located in the United States
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 5,001 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations45,830
Based aircraft30

HistoryEdit

The airport opened on June 27, 1957.[3] The previous airport was Raven Rock Field, near the Ohio River at 38.715N 83.052W, a grass field with a 2200-foot run.

Lake Central Airlines served the airport from its opening until it merged into Allegheny Airlines in 1968;[3] Allegheny pulled out in 1971.[4] The airport has had no airline service since.[3]

FacilitiesEdit

The airport covers 246 acres (100 ha) at an elevation of 663 feet (202 m). Its one runway, 18/36, is 5,001 by 100 feet (1,524 x 30 m) asphalt.[1]

The airport offers fuel services along with a small snack bar, a restaurant, a couple of hangars, mechanics, and pilot snooze room.

In the year ending August 24, 2011 the airport had 45,830 aircraft operations, average 125 per day: 98% general aviation, 1% air taxi, and 1% military. 30 aircraft were then based at the airport: 77% single-engine, 13% multi-engine, 7% ultralight, and 3% jet.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Form 5010 for PMH PDF. Federal Aviation Administration. effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.
  3. ^ a b c Hart, Kenneth (September 14, 1999). "Minford Selected for Site of Airport June 29, 1957 - Airport Opened for Service". Portsmouth Daily Times. p. 14. Retrieved April 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "Airline to end Portsmouth service". Associated Press. Chillicothe Gazette. June 29, 1971. p. 3. Retrieved November 30, 2018 – via https://www.newspapers.com.

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