- Smoketown Airport
is a FBO
airportopen to the public, located in Smoketown, convert|6.3|mi|km east of Lancaster, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA. The airport is owned by Marlin Horst and managed by Mel Glick. The FAA reports an average of 74 aircraft operations per day and also reports that there are 86 aircraft based on the field. The airport also offers 100 LL aircraft fuel on the field as well as nearby lodging and food.
Smoketown Airport covers 49
acres and has one runway:
* Runway 10/28: 2,400 x 50 ft (732 x 15 m), Surface:
In the past the Smoketown Airport has hosted its local EAA chapter's fly-in however, the event moved to the nearby, larger
Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania). After this the airport began to have its own yearly fly in called the Smoketown Airport Fly-In.
In the news
On January 25, 1994, a Smoketown-based
Piperpiloted by Robert Faber of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, collided with trees and impacted a mountain while in cruise flight, returning from Bloomsburg Municipal Airportin Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. The plane and occupant were not found for four days. Mechanical failure was suspected.
On May 12, 2005, Hayden Sheaffer of Lititz, Pennsylvania and Troy Martin, of Akron, Pennsylvania entered restricted air space in
Washington, DCon the way to an air show in Lumberton, North Carolina. Subsequently, they were forced to land and were subject to having their misadventure broadcasted internationally.
* [http://www.gcr1.com/5010web/airport.cfm?Site=S37 Airport Master Record (FAA Form 5010)] , also available as a [http://www.gcr1.com/5010web/Rpt_5010.asp?au=PU&o=PR&faasite=21487.*A&fn=S37 printable form] (PDF)
* [http://www.smoketownairport.com Smoketown Airport's Website]
* [http://www.dot.state.pa.us/Internet/Bureaus/pdBOA.nsf/infoSmoketown Pennsylvania Bureau of Aviation: Smoketown Airport]
* [http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief2.asp?ev_id=20001206X00589&ntsbno=BFO94FA034&akey=1 Air-Tech crash]
* [http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/05132/503227.stm Restricted airspace flight]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Smoketown, Pennsylvania — Smoketown is a small farming village in East Lampeter Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, west of Bird in Hand at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 340 (Old Philadelphia Pike) and Pennsylvania Route 896 (Eastbrook Rd). Also known as… … Wikipedia
Список аэропортов штата Пенсильвания — Соединённых Штатов Америки, сгруппированных по типу. Содержит все гражданские и военные аэропорты штата. Некоторые частные и ныне не используемые аэропорты могут находиться в списке (например, если ФАА зафиксированы коммерческие перевозки или… … Википедия
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — Infobox U.S. County county = Lancaster County state = Pennsylvania map size = 225 founded = May 10,1729 seat = Lancaster | largest city = Lancaster area total sq mi =984 area land sq mi =949 area water sq mi =35 area percentage = 3.53% census yr … Wikipedia
STOLport — A STOLport or STOLPORT is an airport designed with STOL (Short Take Off and Landing) operations in mind, normally having a short single runway. The term does not appear to be in common usage as of 2008. Several attempts were made from the late… … Wikipedia
Transportation in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — has a long and variegated history. An early settled part of the United States, and lying on the route between Philadelphia and Harrisburg, it has been the site of early experiments in canals, railroads, and highways. Before all these, at least… … Wikipedia
Lancaster, Pennsylvania — This article is about the city. For the county, see Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. For the neighboring township, see Lancaster Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Lancaster City City of Lancaster … Wikipedia
National Register of Historic Places listings in Jefferson County, Kentucky — Location of Jefferson County in Kentucky This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Jefferson County, Kentucky. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic… … Wikipedia
Manheim Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — For other Pennsylvania townships with similar names, see Manheim Township, Pennsylvania. Manheim Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Township … Wikipedia
Jerry Abramson — while campaigning for Lieutenant Governor Lieutenant Governor elect of Kentucky Taking office December 13, 2011 Governor … Wikipedia