Big Airport Capabilities, Small Airport Convenience

Welcome

Port City Air (PCA) is a full service 24/7 FBO located at KPSM, Portsmouth International Airport along the beautiful New Hampshire coastline. As ground service providers for the passenger terminal, the cargo facility, the corporate apron, and our multiple GA ramps, PCA personnel are experienced with a wide variety of aircraft.

Our strategic location on the Eastern Seaboard is popular with government agencies, commercial air carriers and business jet operators performing all manner of aircraft operations.

We also provide, through our FAR Part 145 Repair Station, turbine and piston maintenance for both fixed wing aircraft and helicopters along with a wide variety of avionics upgrades as well as AOG services to all of New England and New York State.

FBO Services

Airfield Information

Portsmouth International Airport at Pease is a joint civil and military use airport located within an easy one hour drive of Boston, MA.

  • 11,321’ x 150’ Runway
  • 24/7 U.S. Customs, Tower, & CFR
  • Uncongested Airspace
  • ARFF Index E
  • No Runway Load-Bearing Restrictions

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Line Services

Our friendly and experienced line service and concierge staff are here 24/7 to support any aircraft, and any request, at any time.

  • Quick Turn International Tech Stops
  • Low Fuel Rates (Direct or Contract)
  • Never Wait for Service
  • Always #1 for Departure
  • Type I & IV Deice, Boom Reach to 75’
  • NATA Safety 1st Trained Staff

Hangars

Port City Air’s five hangars offer over 100,000 ft2 of secure, heated hangar space for any business jet up to a Gulfstream G650 or Global Express.

  • Competitive Transient Rates
  • Long-Term Base Rates Available
  • Turnkey Office Space Available for Part 91/135 Operations
  • 150 Acres of Stressed Apron

International Tech Stops

With 24/7 U.S. Customs and an FIS facility with no limitations Portsmouth is a leader in trans-Atlantic technical stops. Experienced at international quick turns for business jets and wide-body aircraft, we offer exceptional service, convenience and privacy at lower costs than other locations in the Northeast. We know your schedules are tight, and limited ground time during a technical stop is paramount, which is why we make tech stops our top priority.

Our quick turn teams are pro-active and standing by at the FIS facility with everything you need to complete your turn safely, efficiently and economically. Never wait for fuel and always first for departure.

  • Special flight Concierge meets each flight with dedicated line team focused on only your aircraft, crew and passengers.
  • Easy Crew swaps with Boston (KBOS) 1hr away and great hotel options in downtown Portsmouth
  • Complimentary Coffee, Ice, Newspapers
  • International Trash certified
  • On-field caterer, Great Circle Catering
  • Full GSE capabilities if needed: GPU, Air Start, Stairs, lav, potable water
  • Low International fuel Direct and Contract Fuel rates
  • New refueler fleet of three 7,000-gallon Skymark trucks and four 10,000-gallon refuelers
  • New De-ice fleet of Global and Premier De-icers with Type I and IV with boom heights to 78’
  • 24/7 Customs, Control Tower, Airport Operations and Security (PSM is a FAR Part 139 airport)
  • AOG services available through Port City Air’s FAR Part 145 Repair Station

The U.S. Customs local field office at KPSM is available to clear aircraft 24/7/365 with prior arrangement.
U.S. Customs at KPSM: Phone: 1-603-422-0910, Fax: 1-603-422-0914

Aircraft Maintenance

Jet Maintenance

Port City Air now offers AOG and scheduled jet maintenance. We respond 24/7 to AOG situations anywhere in New England (NH, ME, MA, CT, RI). With decades of experience our jet maintenance team is here to support your needs. Port City Air provides aircraft maintenance and management for a wide variety of Beechcraft, Cessna, Gulfstream Bombardier, and Falcon Jet aircraft and coordinates with OEM’s for warranty and scheduled maintenance.

  • Troubleshooting and repair of major and minor systems
  • 24-hour AOG and scheduled maintenance and avionics support for Part 135 and Part 91 business jet and turboprop operators serving airports throughout the six New England states including the cape and islands and New York State.
  • Fully equipped Mobile Service Unit ready for dispatch within as little as 30 minutes of contact.
  • Avionics support is RVSM capable

Helicopter Maintenance

Turbine Helicopter specialists we have all the resources and expertise to perform light and heavy scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on a wide variety of turbine and piston helicopters. Some of the largest helicopter operators in New England choose Port City Air for all their maintenance needs. No job is to small or large.

PCA is an authorized repair station for:

  • Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter)
  • Robinson
  • Bell

Experienced in heavy maintenance for AgustaWestland now Leonardo* helicopters

Avionics Sales & Service

With over 50 years of combined avionics experience, our team of FAA certified technicians strive to be an aircraft owners first choice for all their avionics needs. Whether it’s a minor repair or a full glass panel upgrade, Port City Air provides unparalleled craftsmanship and integrity. Our team takes pride in our work with each and every aircraft. From light GA to business jets and helicopters, our team has the experience.

Services Include:

  • IFR/VFR certifications
  • Avionics installation
  • Avionics troubleshooting & servicing
  • AOG Avionics repairs and troubleshooting
  • Panel Design

Full Service Dealer for:

  • Garmin
  • Aspen
  • Avidyne
  • Appareo
  • PS Engineering
  • Genesys
  • FreeFlight
  • L3 Harris.

Piston Maintenance

Originally founded in 1997 as Port City Aircraft Repair, focused on light single and multi-engine piston aircraft maintenance, today we continue the tradition of providing quality work at a fair price. Uncompromising, our team of A&P’s provide a wide range of traditional aircraft maintenance services while keeping up to date on the latest complex composite aircraft. From homebuilts and Piper Cubs to the latest Cirrus and Columbia aircraft our experienced team will work with you to keep you flying safely.

  • Cessna service center
  • Annual and 100-hour inspections
  • Schedule and unscheduled maintenance
  • Major and Minor repairs and modifications
  • Engine swaps and upgrades

Commercial Airline Handling & Services

Port City Air’s capabilities don’t stop at the end of the FBO ramp. Our air carrier customer services team compliments the experience of our line service technicians by providing best in class above wing services on a daily basis. We successfully turn 90% of the scheduled charter CRAF (Civil Reserve Air Fleet) missions as well as scheduled service flights for Allegiant Airlines and countless sports team charters, international VIP and VVIP flights on Boeing Business Jets from B-737-700 to B-777 as well as Head of State aircraft including Air Force One.

Above Wing

  • Services include check-in counter operations, gate operations, jet bridge operation, pushback, ground-to-cockpit comms
  • TSA Security checkpoint for scheduled operations and PCSSP locations for charters
  • Jetbridge and power in/power out hardstand operations
  • Turn clean and RON clean services
  • On-field flight kitchen with experience in all manner of airline catering requirements
  • Hi-Lift catering and trash trucks
  • International trash services
  • Support for crew transfers
  • Support for crew HOTAC

There are few, if any, FBO’s that have the Ground Service Equipment (GSE), Refueling and De-icing capabilities and the Ramp and Facility space to support multiple, simultaneous large aircraft/air carrier operations. We work closely with airport management to provide turn-key airline services out of the international-capable air terminal located KPSM. This terminal is currently open during renovations that will include all new check-in, gate, baggage and security areas and will also include a second jet bridge. This project is on track to be completed by the end of 2020.

Below Wing

  • Multiple push-back tugs rated up to A380
  • Tow bars for all current Boeing, Airbus, Canadair and Embraer product lines
  • Multiple sets of narrow and widebody air stairs
  • Wide-body capable ADA boarding ramp
  • Multiple 180 KVA GPU’s
  • Multiple high capacity Air Start units
  • Multiple wide-body capable lav carts
  • De-Ice capabilities to support B747/A380 with 65’ and 78’ extended reach booms
  • All our refuelers have lift platforms
Port City Air has extensive experience handling simultaneous CRAF and scheduled service operations.

Diversions

We are a preferred diversion airport for a number of international and domestic airlines. With our air carrier support capabilities and convenient location to Boston, Logan International Airport (1 hour drive) and the major international airports of New York & New Jersey (4-5 hr drive), airlines have multiple options to support diverted international or domestic flights.

Quick turn fuel and go’s or termination flights are all easily handled at KPSM giving your team more options to handle passengers than other diversion airports further north.

  • Fuel & Go option
  • Direct aircraft to ground transportation options (domestic)
  • Access to multiple bus/coach line
  • PCA can quickly ramp-up staffing to support large multi-aircraft diversions
  • On Airport inflight kitchen can quickly put together pax convenience snacks/meals and drinks

Contact us to discuss irregular operation options at KPSM. We are always available to provide a full tour of airport facilities and our capabilities and set up formal plans to handle a wide variety of options to ensure your passengers and crew are taken care of.

Military

Port City Air, has a long history of supporting aircraft from all branches of the U.S. Military as well as foreign military aircraft. With uncompromised service and superior capabilities, the PCA team regularly handles multiple simultaneous operations of C-17, C5A/B, KC-135, KC-10, C-130 and other large military cargo transport aircraft and fighter groups/detachments.

Foreign militaries select PCA year after year for our capabilities, service and hospitality. From a single C-130 to a contingent of tankers, heavy lift and fighter aircraft operating multiple sorties every day, we have the facilities to support any mission.

As a former SAC base, KPSM has a tremendous amount of hardened ramp space and we’ve seen up to 12+ AMC aircraft at once and over 25 fighter jets at once. Our 11,321’X 150’ runway and ramp load bearing can handle anything flying, from C5’s, KC10s to the AN124 and AN225.

PCA’s dedicated military concierge team will provide assistance with hotel and rental car reservations plus we have a fleet or complimentary U-Drives (Ford Explorers and a Tesla Model 3).

For more information or to make a reservation please call 603-430-1177 or email MOS@portcityair.com.

Services & Equipment Available
  • DLA Fuel Contract
  • Fleet of newer 10,000 gallon and 7,500 gallon refuelers
  • 24/7/365 US Customs
  • Air Stairs (plus high stairs to reach the upper deck of C-5 Galaxy’s)
  • De-Icing (High-lift boom to 78’ to reach over the tail of C-5 Galaxy plus 65’ and 45’ Boom units)
  • Air Start Units (multiple)
  • 400hz GPUS (multiple)
  • LOX Available 24/7 via 50 Gallon US military LOX cart, aviator grade
  • Lav Carts
  • Nitro-Cart
  • Engine Stands
  • U-Drives
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