Washington County Airport

Find Washington County Rhode Island airports, local, private and regional and international airports. Airports provide information about flights, departures, arrivals, times, airport delays, international airlines, and airport codes.


Block Island State Airport 1 Center Road New Shoreham RI 02807 401-466-5511


Langworthy Airport Rhode Island 3 Westerly RI 02891

Quonset State Airport - OQU 210 Airport Street North Kingstown RI 02852 401-294-4504

Richmond Airport 23 Heaton Orchard Road Richmond RI 02892 401-783-1498

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About Airports

How many airports are there in the U.S.?

According to the FAA, there are over 19,000 airports in the U.S. Most of these are private use facilities that do not serve the public. Of the approximately 5,100 public use airports in the U.S., 499 are Commercial Service Airports. The remaining public use airports are General Aviation Airports.

Are airport workers government employees?

The people working at an airport are generally a mix of private sector and government employees. Many are employed by the airlines and other businesses that provide services at an airport. Both the federal Transportation Security Administration and state or local law enforcement agencies employ security personnel at airports. Workers who manage and maintain airport facilities may be employees of an airport authority or a private sector business.

How are public use airports funded?

For the most part, airport operations are funded through user fees and surcharges paid by customers and businesses that utilize airport services. In addition, about 3,330 public use airports are eligible for FAA Airport Improvement Program grants, which provide funds for capital improvements.