Airport Operations

Airport Info:  (570) 748-5123

Doug Wenker, Airport Manager

The airport is open for FBO operations (including fuel service) the following hours:
Monday to Friday 9:00-5:00
Saturday & Sunday 10:00-4:00

After hours service may be arranged by contacting the airport manager – a $20.00 call-out fee may be assessed. FBO services are closed on major holidays and extreme weather events.

The City of Lock Haven operates the William T. Piper Memorial Airport, a General Aviation facility located at the eastern end of the City. The Airport has a paved runway measuring 100’x 3,800′, a runway lighting system and paved taxiways and tie down areas. It also has a turf runway measuring 75′ x 2,200′. The facility includes 27 T-Hangar spaces which are leased for airplane storage.

Our newly renovated terminal offers an expanded flight planning room with wireless internet access and a conference room. We have also added a ramp accessible waiting room with restroom that is open 24/7 at the west end of Hangar 1. An automated weather advisory and runway lighting is activated by 3 microphone clicks on the Unicom frequency 122.80. Pilot supplies, including navigation charts and maps, are for sale in the main lobby.

A courtesy car shuttle is available for visitors who need transportation to local restaurants, lodging, LHU, or local attractions such as the Piper Aviation Museum, downtown, etc. In addition, rental cars are available locally through Enterprise Rent-A-Car ( or by contacting them by phone at (570) 748-3669.

The City also offers office space for rent and maintains two hangars of approximately 10,000 square feet each which are available for airplane storage or light commercial airport-related uses. The Airport also has an aircraft sales business on the field.

Adjacent to the airport is the Piper Aviation Museum.  Additional information on the Museum is available by calling (570) 748-8283.

Adjoining businesses offer aircraft repair, aircraft parts (new and used) and instrument repair.