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Mifflin County Airport

Mifflin County Airport
ICAO: KRVLFAA LID: RVL
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Mifflin County Airport Authority
Serves Lewistown
Location Reedsville, Pennsylvania
Elevation AMSL 819 ft / 250 m
Coordinates
Website
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 5,001 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 19,400
Based aircraft 33
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Mifflin County Airport (ICAO: KRVLFAA LID: RVL) is a public airport in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.[1] It is in Reedsville, five miles northwest of Lewistown.[2] It is owned by the Mifflin County Airport Authority.[1] The FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009-2013 called it a general aviation airport.[3]

Many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, but this airport is RVL to the FAA and RED to the IATA.

Contents

  • Facilities 1
  • Soaring contests 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Facilities

The airport covers 125 acres (51 ha) at an elevation of 819 feet (250 m). Its one runway, 6/24, is 5,001 by 75 feet (1,524 x 23 m) asphalt.[1]

In the year ending February 20, 2009 the airport had 19,400 aircraft operations, average 53 per day: 97% general aviation and 3% air taxi. 33 aircraft were then based at the airport: 85% single-engine, 6% multi-engine, 3% jet and 6% glider.[1]

There is an AWOS-3 on the field.

Soaring contests

Mifflin County Airport is a popular site for gliding competitions and has hosted 10 national championships and four regional championships since 1990.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for RVL (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 11 February 2010.
  2. ^ Mifflin County Airport
  3. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 4 (PDF, 1.61 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  4. ^ Mifflin County soaring contests

External links

  • Mifflin County Airport, official site
  • Mifflin County Airport at Pennsylvania DOT Bureau of Aviation
  • Aerial view in April 1994 from USGS The National Map
  • FAA Terminal Procedures for RVL, effective February 5, 2015
  • Resources for this airport:
    • FAA airport information for RVL
    • AirNav airport information for KRVL
    • ASN accident history for RED
    • FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker
    • SkyVector aeronautical chart for KRVL
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