UNIVERSITY PARK AIRPORT
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 provides daily flights to Philadelphia and daily departures from Philadelphia to State College.
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• United offers three flights daily to Washington/Dulles Airport and two daily flights to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.
• Delta has two daily flights to Detroit, plus a weekly flight to Atlanta that departs on Saturdays through Aug. 29.
The airport can accommodate 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.
For information, visit www.universityparkairport.com or call 865-5511.
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 or 355-7407
MID-STATE REGIONAL AIRPORT
Outside Philipsburg in Rush Township, Mid-State Regional Airport has five runways, with two longer than 5,000 feet. It is a general-aviation airport. Hangar space is available for rent. The Civil Air Patrol Mid-State Composite Squadron 239 is based at the airport. www.midstateairport.com or 355-7407.
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. www.airport-data.com/airport/N74/ or 364-1479.
RIDGE SOARING GLIDERPORT
A world-famous facility on South Eagle Valley Road outside Julian, the Ridge Soaring Gliderport offers glider rides and flight training. 355-2483.
For information, go to www.eglider.org.