Centre–Piedmont–Cherokee County Regional Airport

Centre–Piedmont–Cherokee County Regional Airport
Airport type Public
Owner CPCCR Airport Authority
Serves Centre, Alabama
Elevation AMSL 595 ft / 181 m
Coordinates 34°05′24″N 085°36′36″W / 34.09°N 85.61°W / 34.09; -85.61 (Centre–Piedmont–Cherokee County Regional Airport)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7/25 5,500 1,676 Asphalt
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Centre–Piedmont–Cherokee County Regional Airport (ICAO: KPYPFAA LID: PYP) is a public-use airport in Cherokee County, Alabama, United States.[1] The airport is located five nautical miles (6 mi, 9 km) south of Centre, Alabama[1] and 10 nautical miles (12 mi, 19 km) north of Piedmont, Alabama.[2] It is owned by the CPCCR Airport Authority[1] and was dedicated on October 14, 2010.[3]

This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015[4] which categorized it as a general aviation facility.

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned PYP by the FAA,[1] but has no designation from the IATA.



Centre–Piedmont–Cherokee County Regional Airport covers an area of 308 acres (125 ha) at an elevation of 595 feet (181 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 7/25 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,500 by 100 feet (1,676 x 30 m).[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c d e f FAA Airport Master Record for PYP (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 25 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Distance and heading from Piedmont (33°55'34"N 85°36'47"W) to PYP (34°05'24"N 85°36'36"W)". Great Circle Mapper. http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=33%B055%2734%22N+85%B036%2747%22W+-+PYP&MS=wls&DU=nm. Retrieved 15 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Centre–Piedmont–Cherokee County Regional Airport dedication draws large crowd". The Gadsden Times. 14 October 2010. http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20101014/NEWS/101019917. 
  4. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB)". 2011–2015 National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. 4 October 2010. http://www.faa.gov/airports/planning_capacity/npias/reports/media/2011/npias_2011_appA.pdf. 

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