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North Central State Airport

North Central State Airport
CAP aerial photo, eastern view
Airport information
Airport typePublic
OwnerState of Rhode Island
OperatorRhode Island Airport Corp.
ServesPawtucket, Rhode Island
LocationSmithfield / Lincoln
Elevation134 m (441 ft)
Aircraft operations27181
Based aircraft120

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North Central State Airport is a public use airport in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. The airport is owned by the State of Rhode Island and opened for service in 1951. It serves the city of Pawtucket and is located three nautical miles (6 km) east of its central business district.

The airport is situated in the towns of Smithfield and Lincoln. It is located in the upper region of the state and is roughly horizontally centered in the state, hence the name "North Central". It is designated as a reliever airport for general aviation activity from T.F. Green Airport.

North Central State Airport is one of six active airports operated by the Rhode Island Airport Corporation, the other five being T.F. Green State Airport, Quonset State Airport, Westerly State Airport, Newport State Airport, and Block Island State Airport.

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