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Zelienople Municipal Airport


Zelienople Municipal Airport

Zelienople Municipal Airport
Runway at Zelienople Municipal Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Borough of Zelienople
Operator Zelienople Municipal Authority
Serves Zelienople, Pennsylvania
Location Fombell, Franklin Township, Beaver County
Elevation AMSL 898 ft / 274 m
PJC is located in Pennsylvania
Location of airport in Pennsylvania
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 4,933 1,504 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 27,789
Based aircraft 35

Zelienople Municipal Airport (ICAO: KPJCFAA LID: PJC) is a public airport in Beaver County, Pennsylvania,[1] a mile west of Zelienople,[1] a borough in Butler County, Pennsylvania, in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.[1] The airport is owned by the Borough of Zelienople and operated by the Zelienople Municipal Authority.[2] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility.[3]

It serves the community of Zelienople in Butler County, but the airport is over the county line in Beaver County, in Fombell, Pennsylvania, Franklin Township. Fire response consists of 2 Engines, 1 Tanker, 1 Brush Truck, 1 Squad, and Command Vehicle. The airport is between PA 288 and PA 588. The airport began service in 1958, and is one of many medium-sized airports north of Pittsburgh.

Most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the Federal Aviation Administration, but this airport is PJC to the FAA[1] and has no IATA code. (IATA assigned PJC to Pedro Juan Caballero Airport in Pedro Juan Caballero, Paraguay.


The airport covers 291 acres (118 ha) at an elevation of 898 feet (274 m). Its one runway, 17/35, is 4,933 by 75 feet (1,504 x 23 m) asphalt.[1]

In the year ending August 22, 2011 the airport had 27,789 aircraft operations, average 76 per day: 94% general aviation and 6% air taxi. 35 aircraft were then based at this airport: 71% single-engine, 11% multi-engine, 11% jet, and 6% helicopter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g FAA Airport Master Record for PJC (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
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External links

  • Airport page at Borough of Zelienople website
  • Pittsburgh Jet Center, the fixed base operator
  • Aerial image as of April 1993 from USGS The National Map
  • FAA Terminal Procedures for PJC, effective January 7, 2016
  • Resources for this airport:
    • FAA airport information for PJC
    • AirNav airport information for PJC
    • FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker
    • SkyVector aeronautical chart for PJC
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