Bucks County Airport Authority

Press Release From Bucks County Airport Authority

DOYLESTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA— (Mar 28, 2020) Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and governor Tom Wolf’s stay at home order, the Bucks County Airport Authority board of directors had decided to hold their next regularly scheduled board meeting, April 8th at 7:00pm in a virtual format on-line through either a phone connection or on-line. The normal 6pm work session is cancelled.

Details of the meeting will be posted on the BCAA website (http://bcaanet.org/) 15 minutes prior to the call.

Please contact Colleen Raterman if you have any questions about the details of the call.

Contact:
Colleen Raterman
bcaa@bcaanet.org
(215) 345-1970

Press Release From Bucks County Airport Authority

DOYLESTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA— (Mar 26, 2020) Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and Governor Wolf’s recent order to Stay at Home, the Bucks County Airport Authority offices will remain CLOSED to the public through 8am Monday, April 6, 2020.

Authority staff are working remotely, so there may be a delay in answering your telephone calls. The Authority may be contacted at (215) 345-1970 or at bcaa@bcaanet.org

The Authority is asking that hangar and tie down payments be made by mail. Bank payments are preferred. Cash will not be accepted at the Authority office. During the shutdown, please mail payments to:

Bucks County Airport Authority PO Box 1185 Doylestown, PA 18901

The Bucks County Airport Authority operates the Doylestown Airport, Quakertown Airport, and VanSant Airport in Bucks County.

The Doylestown and Quakertown airports remain open for aircraft fuel service and aircraft maintenance during the coronavirus emergency. Per the Department of Homeland Security, these airports are part of the critical infrastructure of the nation, providing vital landing and fueling facilities for the transport of critical medical personnel, organ transplant flights, medical transport, and other important needs.

Flight training operations have been suspended for the duration of the Stay at Home order at Doylestown and Quakertown airports.

Contact:
Colleen Raterman
bcaa@bcaanet.org
(215) 345-1970

County Airport Map:

Quakertown Airport Vansant Airport Doylestown Airport

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Bucks County Airport Authority Information

The Bucks County Airport Authority was formed in 1961 under the provisions of the Municipality Act of 1945 by the County of Bucks, Pennsylvania.  The Authority was chartered for the purpose of acquiring, holding, constructing, improving, maintaining, and operating airports and all facilities necessary in such function within the County of Bucks. The Authority's office is located in the Doylestown Airport Administration building.

Doylestown and Quakertown Airports are owned and operated by the Authority. Both facilities are complete with administrative offices, aircraft storage and fueling services. Many area businesses and residents use these two airports. Both airports are investments that pay off in many ways to the county in revenue to area establishments. Further benefits include employment and the flow of new industry and business into Bucks County. Since its inception, the Authority has received over $6 million from federal and state grants for capital improvements at both airports.

All the operations and facilities of these two county airports are overseen and administered by the Bucks County Airport Authority, a five member board. This official group establishes policies, management operations, and functions of both airports. Members are appointed by the Bucks County Commissioners for five year terms. Authority members are Bucks County residents interested in aviation and its future.

Vansant airport operates on grounds leased from the Bucks County Department of Parks and Recreation.  It is truely a one of a kind airport, rich in history and traddition.