Provincetown Municipal Airport

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Provincetown Municipal Airport
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Airport type Public
Owner U.S. National Park Service
Operator Town of Provincetown
Serves Provincetown, Massachusetts
Elevation AMSL 9 ft / 3 m
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Website PVC Website
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Direction Length Surface
ft m
7/25 3,500 1,067 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 104,950
Based aircraft 7

Provincetown Municipal Airport (IATA: PVCICAO: KPVCFAA LID: PVC) is a public airport located at the end of Cape Cod, two miles (3 km) northwest of the central business district of Provincetown, a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. This airport is operated by the Town of Provincetown on land leased from the U.S. National Park Service.[1]

The airport is used for general aviation and by one commercial airline, Cape Air, which operates non-stop flights of 25 minutes duration to Boston's Logan International Airport. During the off-season, Cape Air operates three daily flights each way. On summer weekends, flights are scheduled approximately every 45 minutes in both directions. The airport recently added complimentary high-speed internet access for all passengers and crew members utilizing the facility. A limited amount of free parking is available for vehicles used by general and commercial aviation passengers. Aircraft parking is available from Cape Air, the fixed base operator (FBO).

Facilities and aircraft

Provincetown Municipal Airport covers an area of 310 acres (125 ha) which contains one paved runway (7/25) measuring 3,500 x 100 ft. (1,067 x 30 m).

For 12-month period ending January 1, 2007, the airport had 104,950 aircraft operations, an average of 287 per day: 98% general aviation, 2% air taxi and <1% military. There are 7 aircraft based at this airport: 6 single engine and 1 multi-engine.

Airline and destination

Airlines Destinations
Cape Air Boston
Seasonal: White Plains

Ground transportation

Taxis are often available in front of the airport terminal, but it is wise to make reservations. The rate per person into Provincetown is $8. Rental cars are available at the airport in summer months only. In the summer months a shuttle bus service runs between the airport, race point beach and the town center, but does not serve guest houses or inns.

Airport management

The Provincetown Airport is overseen by the Airport Commission,[2] a 5-person board appointed by the Provincetown Board of Selectmen. The town also appoints an Airport Manager. Currently, the manager is Arthur "Butch" Lisenby.

The Airport Commissioners are:

  • Heath Gatlin, Chair
  • Darin Janoplis
  • John Reed
  • Michael Valenti, Jr.
  • Clinton "Skip" Parker
  • Stephen Katsurinis, Alternate


  1. 1.0 1.1 FAA Airport Master Record for PVC (Form 5010 PDF), retrieved 2007-03-15
  2. . Town of Provincetown Retrieved July 20, 2015. Missing or empty |title= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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