Airports

June 9, 2013 

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An airplane takes off from University Park Airport as seen from the air traffic control tower.

CHRISTOPHER WEDDLE — CDT file photo

If you need a flight out of town, odds are good that you will fly out of University Park Airport. About five miles outside State College, the airport has service from three commercial airlines, each of which provides commuter services to several hubs.

•  US Airways Express provides six daily flights to Philadelphia each Sunday through Friday and five flights each Saturday

•  United Express offers four flights daily to Washington/Dulles Airport.

•  Delta has three daily flights to Detroit.

The airport can accommodate large aircraft with as many as 200 seats. A full-service facility for private and business aircraft is available, featuring a general aviation terminal. Charter aircraft and flight instruction/rentals operations also are available at the airport.

For information, visit www.universityparkairport.com.

BELLEFONTE AIRPORT

Off state Route 550 outside Bellefonte, Pleasant Valley Aviation Inc. operates a public airport with a 3,632-foot runway. Pleasant Valley provides flight training, fuel, airplane maintenance and hangar rental. bellefonteairport.com

MID-STATE REGIONAL AIRPORT

Outside Philipsburg in Rush Township, Mid-State Regional Airport has two runways longer than 5,000 feet. It’s a general-aviation airport. Hangar space is available for rent. www.midstateairport.com

PENN’S CAVE AIRPORT

P.C. Aviation Services Inc. is at the Penn’s Cave Airport on state Route 192 east of Centre Hall and has a 2,500-foot runway. There are no services or fuel available.

RIDGE SOARING GLIDERPORT

A world-famous facility on South Eagle Valley Road outside of Julian, the Ridge Soaring Gliderport offers glider rides and flight training. For information, go to www.eglider.org.

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