Stuart Powell Field (ICAO: KDVK, FAA LID: DVK) is a public-use airport located 3 nautical miles (5.6 km; 3.5 mi) south of the central business district of Danville, a city in Boyle County, Kentucky, United States. It is owned by the City of Danville and Boyle County.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned DVK by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.
== Facilities and aircraft ==
Stuart Powell Field covers an area of 170 acres (69 ha) at an elevation of 1,022 feet (312 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 12/30 is 5,000 feet (1,524 m) by 75 feet (23 m) and 1/19 is 1,971 feet (601 m) by 75 feet (23 m).For the 12-month period ending June 30, 2011, the airport had 20,450 aircraft operations, an average of 56 per day: 81% general aviation, 16% air taxi and 2% military.
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