Rostraver Airport

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Rostraver Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Westmoreland County Airport Authority
Serves Monongahela, Pennsylvania
Location Rostraver Township, Pennsylvania
Elevation AMSL 1,228 ft / 374 m
Coordinates 40°12′35″N 079°49′53″W / 40.20972°N 79.83139°W / 40.20972; -79.83139
FWQ is located in Pennsylvania
Location of airport in Pennsylvania
FWQ is located in the US
FWQ (the US)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 4,001 1,220 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 43,542
Based aircraft 113

Rostraver Airport (ICAO: KFWQ, FAA LID: FWQ , formerly P53) is a public use airport in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States.[1] It is located five nautical miles (9 km) east of the central business district of Monongahela, Pennsylvania[1] in Rostraver Township. It is operated by the Westmoreland County Airport Authority, which also operates the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Unity Township, Pennsylvania.

This airport is assigned a three-letter location identifier of FWQ by the Federal Aviation Administration, but it does not have an International Air Transport Association (IATA) airport code.[1][2][3]

Facilities and aircraft

Rostraver Airport covers an area of 300 acres (120 ha) at an elevation of 1,228 feet (374 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 8/26 which measures 4,001 by 75 feet (1,220 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending April 22, 2009, the airport had 43,542 aircraft operations, an average of 119 per day: 98% general aviation, 2% air taxi and <1% military. At that time there were 113 aircraft based at this airport: 84% single-engine, 11% multi-engine, 4% helicopter, 1% glider and 1% ultralight.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f FAA Airport Master Record for FWQ (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.
  2. ^ "Airline and Airport Code Search". International Air Transport Association (IATA). Retrieved November 14, 2016.
  3. ^ "Rostraver Airport (IATA: none, ICAO: KFWQ, FAA: FWQ)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved November 14, 2016.

External links

  • Westmoreland County Airport Authority
  • Rostraver Airport (P53) at Pennsylvania DOT Bureau of Aviation
  • FAA Terminal Procedures for FWQ, effective November 8, 2018
  • Resources for this airport:
    • FAA airport information for FWQ
    • AirNav airport information for FWQ
    • FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker
    • SkyVector aeronautical chart for FWQ

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