D77 (airport)

Buffalo-Lancaster Regional Airport

Buffalo-Lancaster Regional Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Lancaster Airport Inc.
Serves Lancaster, New York
Elevation AMSL 750 ft / 229 m
Coordinates 42°55′20″N 078°36′44″W / 42.92222°N 78.61222°W
Website BuffaloLancaster.com
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 3,200 975 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 30,000
Based aircraft 37
Source: Federal Aviation Administration

Buffalo-Lancaster Regional Airport (ICAO: KBQR, FAA LID: BQR, formerly D77) is a public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) northeast of the central business district of Lancaster, in Erie County, New York, United States. It is privately owned by Lancaster Airport Inc.

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned BQR by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.

The runway at Buffalo-Lancaster Airport is currently being extended from its current length to 5,500 feet planned to be completed in 2010, which may allow it to accommodate larger airplanes and private jets. The runway is also an emergency landing site for Buffalo-Niagara International Airport.

Facilities and aircraft

Buffalo-Lancaster Regional Airport covers an area of 100 acres (40 ha) at an elevation of 750 feet (229 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 8/26 which measures 3,200 by 75 feet (975 x 23 m).

For the 12-month period ending July 17, 2006, the airport had 30,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 82 per day. At that time there were 37 aircraft based at this airport: 95% single-engine and 5% multi-engine.


  1. ^ FAA Airport Master Record for BQR (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.
  2. Great Circle Mapper: KBQR - Lancaster, New York (Buffalo-Lancaster Regional Airport)

External links

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