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Buffalo Airfield

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Airport type  Public use
Serves  Buffalo, New York
Elevation AMSL  670 ft / 204 m
Elevation  204 m
Owner  L. J. Pezzanite
Location  West Seneca, New York
Website  [1]
Phone  +1 716-668-4900
Buffalo Airfield
Address  4500 Clinton St, West Seneca, NY 14224, USA

Cessna 172 w g1000 glass cockpit flight from buffalo lancaster to buffalo airfield part 1


Buffalo Airfield (FAA LID: 9G0) is a privately owned, public use airport located six nautical miles (7 mi, 11 km) southeast of the central business district of Buffalo, in Erie County, New York, United States. It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a reliever airport.

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Formerly known as Buffalo Airpark and Gardenville Airport, the airfield is located on the north side of Clinton Street (NY-354) between Union Road (NY-277) and Transit Road (NY-78). It is also about 4 miles (6 km) south of Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

Formerly known as Buffalo Airpark and Gardenville Airport, the airfield is located on the north side of Clinton Street (NY-354) between Union Road (NY-277) and Transit Road (NY-78). It is also about 4 miles (6 km) south of Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

The Buffalo Airfield was owned and operated by Robert A. Jacobs from 1986, purchased out of bankruptcy (as Buffalo Airpark) and changed the name to Buffalo Airfield. Owned previously by Anthony "Tony" Riccio (diseased at the time) and purchased out of auction. Robert A. Jacobs also operated his master plumbing business from this location named, "Robert Jacobs Plumbing" (RJP) established in 1968. He operated an aviation ground school (private and instrument), banner towing company named Rainbow Banner, small airplane maintenance facility, airplane fueling station, and scenic flights with his six small Cessna planes (3-152s & 3-172s)6538FT/5249D/757MZ. He also hosted several "Fly in Breakfasts" and "Tri-Five Car Shows" at his facility during the 1990's.

Aviation mechanic shop for inspections that was FAA rated during his operation.

Robert Jacobs was successful in securing several grants from the FAA to expand, PTL light and fence the runway. He also financed building several airplane hangers with his construction company named 4500 Clinton builders.

FAA grants also for equipment to remove snow.

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Facilities and aircraft

Buffalo Airfield covers an area of 100 acres (40 ha) at an elevation of 670 feet (204 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 6/24 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,668 by 59 feet (813 x 18 m). For the 12-month period ending June 18, 2009, the airport had 55,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 150 per day. At that time there were 23 aircraft based at this airport: 78% single-engine and 22% multi-engine.

References

Buffalo Airfield Wikipedia


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