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Barnstable Municipal Airport

Airport information
Airport typePublic
OwnerTown of Barnstable
LocationHyannis, Massachusetts
Elevation17 m (55 ft)
Aircraft operations117402
Based aircraft58

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Barnstable Municipal Airport , also known as Boardman/Polando Field, is a public airport located on Cape Cod, one mile (2 km) north of the central business district of Hyannis, in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. This airport is publicly owned by Town of Barnstable. It is Cape Cod's major airport as well as an air hub for the Cape and the Islands (Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket). The airport is served by scheduled commercial flights as well as charters and general aviation.

The airport was founded in 1928. During World War II it was also known as Naval Auxiliary Airfield Hyannis and both the Navy and Army Air Forces flew antisubmarine patrols from the airport.

It was renamed Barnstable Municipal Airport - Boardman/Polando Field in honor of Massachusetts aviation pioneers Russell Boardman and John Polando in 1981.

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