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Encyclopedia > Barnstable Municipal Airport

Barnstable Municipal Airport (IATA:HYA, ICAO:KHYA) is an airport located in Hyannis, Massachusetts. It is Cape Cod's major airport as well as an air hub for the Cape and the Islands (Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket). The airport is served by scheduled commercial flights as well as charters and general aviation. The IATA airport code is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... The ICAO airport code is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Hyannis is a village in the city of Barnstable, Massachusetts. ... Cape Cod Cape Cod (1033 km²) is an arm-shaped peninsula forming the easternmost portion of the state of Massachusetts, in the northeastern United States. ... Marthas Vineyard is roughly triangular in shape, and is approximately 30 kilometers in length. ... Nantucket is an island south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, formed of glacial moraine. ...


The airport was founded in 1928. It was renamed Barnstable Municipal Airport - Boardman/Polando Field in honor of Massachusetts aviation pioneers Russell Boardman and John Polando in 1981. 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... State nickname: Bay State Other U.S. States Capital Boston Largest city Boston Governor Mitt Romney Official languages English Area 27,360 km² (44th)  - Land 20,317 km²  - Water 7,043 km² (25. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Airlines

Cape Air is an airline that operates in the following four markets: Massachusetts and Puerto Rico, the British Virgin Islands Florida Philippines Cape Air operates flights with a Cessna CNA. Continental Airlines has Cape Airs flights from San Juan, Puerto Ricos Luis Munoz Marin International Airport under the... Colgan Air, Inc. ... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several airlines which provide feederliner service for US Airways from smaller markets in the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas to its major stations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Philadelphia International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport, New York Citys LaGuardia Airport... Nantucket Airlines is the sister airline to Cape Air. ...

Ground Transportation

The airport is accessible through MA Route 28 or from US 6 through MA Route 132. Barnstable Municipal Airport is also served by local taxi services as well as four major car rental agencies. The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority provides public transportation between the airport and the Lower and Upper Cape. U.S. Highway 6 is a largely east-west United States Highway that connects Bishop, California with Provincetown, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. ... Alternative meaning: taxicab geometry. ...


External Links

  • Town of Barnstable - Barnstable Municipal Airport (http://www.town.barnstable.ma.us/Departments/Airport/05/index.htm)
  • Airnav.com - Barnstable Municipal Airport-Boardman/Polando Field (http://www.airnav.com/airport/KHYA)

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Barnstable - The Boston Globe (510 words)
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Barnstable is perhaps better known by the 13 villages within its borders -- among them Barnstable, Centerville, Cotuit, Hyannis, Marstons Mills, Osterville, and West Barnstable -- all with some distinctive characteristics.
Barnstable is searching for ways to bolster its affordable housing stock, particularly rentals, since 6,000 people come for summer jobs each year, said Jemma Lambert, director of community services for the Town of Barnstable.
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