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Mount Washington Regional Airport

Airport information
Airport typePublic
OperatorTown of Whitefield
LocationWhitefield, New Hampshire
Elevation327.4 m (1074 ft)

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Mount Washington Regional Airport is a public airport located 3 mi (4.8 km) east of downtown Whitefield in Coos County, New Hampshire, USA. The Civil Air Patrol maintains a composite squadron at this location.

The airport has a single, newly re-paved runway that is 4001 ft (1.2 km) long, 75 ft (0 km) wide, at an average altitude of 1074 ft (0.3 km) MSL, beneath the Yankee One Military Operations Area (MOA). It features pilot-controlled lighting. Traffic pattern altitude is 2000 ft (0.6 km) MSL, and pilots must make right traffic for runway 28 unless winds require use of Runway 10 during landing. Scheduled runway improvements have been completed and accepted which include re-alignment and resurfacing of a lengthened runway from 3495 to 4100 ft (1.1 to 1.2 ).

Local attractions include: Mountain View Grand Hotel 2 mi (3.2 km), Mount Washington Hotel 15 mi (24.1 km) (including Bretton Woods Mountain Resort), Mount Washington Cog Railway, Santa's Village (9 mi (14.5 km)) and Six Gun City (8 mi (12.9 km)) theme parks (Jefferson). Other local towns include Franconia (and its Cannon Mountain Ski Area) (18 mi (29 km)), Littleton (14 mi (22.5 km)), Bethlehem (11 mi (17.7 km)) and Lancaster (10 mi (16.1 km)), where the Coos County Fair is held each summer. A regional view can be enjoyed from the lookout tower at historic Weeks State Park, located on Mount Prospect in Lancaster.

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