KPWM Portland International Airport Jetport (636 acres) Portland, ME Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [B19] 13 SW ; [KBXM] 22 NE ; [KSFM] 23 SW ; [KLEW] 24 N ;(ave. distance: 21 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 41 (27 single-props, 4 multi-props) … Continue reading

1990 vs 2005 vs 2016 Operations: Exposing FAA’s Inaccurate Forecasts

While doing some online research and archiving of older FAA documents, I ran into a copy of FAA’s 1993 Aviation System Capacity Plan. (click here for an archived copy of the 389-page document). Within this document, Table A-3 offered a … Continue reading


Portsmouth International Airport at Pease is a joint civil/military airport formed in the early 1990’s, after the closure of the Pease Air Force Base. It has a single runway measuring 11,321′ by 150′ on 3,000 acres. The property is a … Continue reading


KLEW Auburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport (555 acres) Auburn/Lewiston, ME Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [81B] 11 NW ; [KBXM] 18 SE ; [KPWM] 24 S ; [KIWI] 25 E ;(ave. distance: 20 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 77 (67 single-props, 7 multi-props) (1 … Continue reading