T. F. Green Airport(IATA: PVD, ICAO: KPVD, FAA LID: PVD), also known as Theodore Francis Green Memorial State Airport, is a public airport located in Warwick, six miles (10 km) south of Providence, in Kent County, Rhode Island, USA.
Dedicated in 1931, the airport was named for former Rhode Island governor and longtime senator Theodore F. Green. Completely rebuilt in 1996, the renovated main terminal was named for former Rhode Island governor Bruce Sundlun. It was the first state-owned airport in the United States.
T.F. Green Airport is considered a regional airport serving the FAA's New England Region within the FAA System Plan. Along with two other regional airports, Worcester Regional Airport and Manchester Regional Airport, T.F. Green is considered a reliever airport to Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts. The airport is the largest and most active airport among the six operated by the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC).
Facilities and aircraft:
Theodore Francis Green State Airport covers an area of 1,111 acres (450 ha) at an elevation of 55 feet (17 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 5/23 is 7,166 by 150 feet (2,184 x 46 m) and 16/34 is 6,081 by 150 feet (1,853 x 46 m).
ILS is available for runways 5, 23, and 34, with runway 5 being certified for CAT III Instrument Landing operations. The other runways with ILS are certified for CAT I Instrument Landing operations.Taxiway Victor served as Runway 5L/23R until 2003.
The airport's terminal, named for former Rhode Island governor Bruce Sundlun, has two concourses, North and South. The South Concourse has eight gates, and the North Concourse has 14 gates.Gate 7A is designed for international arrivals for use by Air Canada flights; it is directly connected to customs, which is on the lower level of the concourse. The terminal contains a number of stores and restaurants, and a central food court.