Porter County Regional Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerPorter County Municipal Airport Authority
LocationValparaiso, Indiana
OpenedNovember 1950 (1950-11)[1]
Elevation AMSL770 ft / 235 m
Coordinates41°27′14″N 087°00′26″W / 41.45389°N 87.00722°W / 41.45389; -87.00722
Websitewww.VPZ.org
Map
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Location of airport in Indiana / United States
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VPZ (the United States)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 7,001 2,134 Asphalt
18/36 4,001 1,220 Asphalt
Statistics
Aircraft operations (2013)69,888
Based aircraft (2017)146

Porter County Regional Airport (IATA: VPZ, ICAO: KVPZ, FAA LID: VPZ) (formerly Porter County Municipal Airport)[3] is a public use airport one nautical mile (1.8 km) southeast of the central business district of Valparaiso, a city in Porter County, Indiana, United States. The Porter County Municipal Airport Authority owns the airport.[2]

Facilities and aircraft

Porter County Regional Airport covers 718 acres (291 ha) at an elevation of 770 feet (235 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 9/27 is 7,001 by 150 feet (2,134 x 46 m) and 18/36 is 4,001 by 75 feet (1,220 x 23 m).[2]

For period ending December 31, 2013, the airport had 69,888 aircraft operations, an average of 191 per day: 97% general aviation, 2% air taxi and 1% military. In January 2017, there were 146 aircraft based at this airport: 128 single-engine, 7 multi-engine, 6 jet, 4 helicopter and 1 ultralight.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Porter County Regional Airport". AirNav, LLC. Retrieved 2016-10-18.
  2. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Form 5010 for VPZ PDF, effective Jan 5, 2017.
  3. ^ Porter Co. airport now called ‘regional’