Orange Municipal Airport shall be used for the air transportation of people, goods, and services for the common good of the Town of Orange. The airport shall be improved to enhance its economic benefit to the local economy by fully utilizing its aviation assets and its undeveloped land for the purpose of aviation and non-aviation related commercial and industrial development. Future development at the airport shall be controlled so that it does not adversely affect its primary function and benefit as an air transportation facility. Orange municipal Airport shall serve the general public as a transportation gateway linking the Town of Orange with regional and national business commerce.
- What companies call the airport home?
The Orange Municipal Airport is proud to have multiple organizations and companies based on site.
Aero Care Inc and Round Power Aviation are aircraft maintenance facilities, repairing aircraft and inspecting them for safety. Other companies here at the airport are 37 Design Group, a graphic design company, and Jumptown. Our flight school is Aero Venture Institute, located in the main terminal building.
The airport is proud to host the Orange Recreation Association and Pop Warner Football athletic fields. The airport also hosts several large events, including the Central Massachusetts Steam and Gas Engine Show, Celebrate the Harvest Car Show, and Massachusetts World War II Weekend.
- What does the airport do besides fuel aircraft?
The Orange Municipal Airport provides 147 local jobs with an annual payroll of 4.9 million dollars and economic output of just under 14 million, putting the town owned airport in the top 10 in the state of Massachusetts.
Some of our typical facility users include Boston Med Flight, Net Jets Charter, and Massachusetts State Police. In the Massachusetts Statewide Airport Economic Impact Study of 2014, Orange Municipal Airport was identified as "destination airport" because of several factors. Providing multiple fueling options, rental cars, catering, and lodging accommodations attracts both general aviation and corporate traffic to our facility.
- How long are the runways at the Orange Municipal Airport?
There are two runways here at Orange Municipal Airport.
- Runway 14/32 is 4801 ft long and 75 ft wide.
- Runway 01/19 is 5001ft long and 75 ft wide.