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The Chautauqua County Jamestown Airport main terminal is open for appropriate public use under current State and County guidelines for public assembly during the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis.  Guidelines for social distancing and other public health policies in effect at the airport can be found at the Chautauqua Government COVID-19 website:  https://chqgov.com/public-health/novel-coronavirus-covid-19.  The terminal building can be accessed through the main lobby doors between the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.  Public use of the terminal or any airport facilities by private organizations should be coordinated with the Airport management staff in advance to avoid scheduling conflicts.



Jamestown Airport (JHW)

Jamestown airport Logo


Dunkirk Airport (DKK)

Dunkirk Airport Logo

Chautauqua County operates two public general aviation airports; the Jamestown Airport (JHW) and the Dunkirk Airport (DKK).  Each airport provides a wide range of general and business aviation services, including  flight instruction, charter services, fueling services, maintenance services, hangar rentals, deicing, and other essential services.  Traditional Fixed Base Operator services are provided through a contracted third-party Fixed Base Operator.  Centric Aviation is the FBO lease-operator at both airports.  A detailed description of flight line services, fees and hours of operation can be found on their website:  http://centricaviation.com

Chautauqua County’s airports are well maintained to provide access for VFR and IFR flight operations year-round.  Attended hours of operation and available services are publish in aeronautical chart supplements or online at:   https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/flight_info/aeronav/Aero_Data/Airport_Data/

The Airports are managed by the County’s Department of Public Facilities, Airports Division.  The main office is located at the Chautauqua County/Jamestown Airport, 3163 Airport Drive, Jamestown, NY, 14701, phone number 716-484-0204.  The Airports Manager can be reached during attended hours at tel.:  (716) 661-8930 or by email:  almeterr@co.chautauqua.ny.us.

Commercial air service between Jamestown and Pittsburg, PA was terminated in January 2018.  Chautauqua County, in partnership with Boutique Air, is actively pursuing establishment of commercial air service between Jamestown and Pittsburgh International Airport and Baltimore Washington International Airport.   As of January 2020, the proposed establishment of these passenger air services was under consideration by the U.S. Department of Transportation.  Any updates pertaining to commercial air service to Jamestown will be posted to this website as this this initiative progresses.