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New Castle Municipal Airport


New Castle Municipal Airport

New Castle Municipal Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Lawrence County Airport Authority
Serves New Castle, Pennsylvania
Location Union Township
Elevation AMSL 1,070 ft / 326 m
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 3,995 1,218 Asphalt
13/31 2,475 837 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 35,357
Based aircraft 58
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

New Castle Municipal Airport (ICAO: KUCPFAA LID: UCP) is a small municipal airport located in Union Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania serving Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. Union Township is an outskirt of New Castle, Pennsylvania hence the name. The airport is located four nautical miles (7 km) northwest of the central business district of New Castle.[1] The airport is a public-owned airport and is controlled by the Lawrence County Airport Authority.[1]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned UCP by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[2]

Facilities and aircraft

New Castle Municipal Airport covers an area of 320 acres (130 ha) at an elevation of 1,070 feet (326 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 5/23 is 3,995 by 75 feet (1,218 x 23 m) and 13/31 is 2,745 by 100 feet (837 x 30 m).[1]

The airport's fixed base operator (FBO) is Haski Aviation.

For the 12-month period ending February 28, 2009, the airport had 35,357 aircraft operations, an average of 96 per day: 97% general aviation, 3% air taxi and <1% military. At that time there were 58 aircraft based at this airport: 96% single-engine, 2% multi-engine and 2% helicopter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for UCP (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.
  2. ^ Great Circle Mapper: KUCP - New Castle Municipal Airport

External links

  • New Castle Municipal Airport (UCP) at PennDOT Bureau of Aviation
  • FAA Terminal Procedures for UCP, effective February 5, 2015
  • Resources for this airport:
    • FAA airport information for UCP
    • AirNav airport information for KUCP
    • FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker
    • NOAA/NWS latest weather observations
    • SkyVector aeronautical chart, Terminal Procedures
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