Civil Air Terminal (CAT)
Dover, DE

Airport Information

General information about CAT

  • The Civil Air Terminal (CAT) has an expanded aircraft parking ramp that accommodates up to 60 aircraft.
  • CAT's landing fees are very inexpensive.
  • Automobile parking is free at CAT.
  • FBO services and fuel are available upon prior request.
  • CAT is located only five miles from Dover Downs and NASCAR racing attractions.
  • CAT is especially active during the summer and fall, with NASCAR races bringing large numbers of race-team aircraft to Dover.
  • On request, CAT provides FBO services and fuel for corporate jets in Dover and Kent counties.
  • CAT's new parking ramp is adjacent to the Kent County AeroPark, with land available for development.
  • CAT is strategically placed at the crossroads of commerce, state government and the military, with access to US Highway 13 and Delaware Route 1—the north/south connector for the entire state of Delaware.
  • 2199 Horsepond Road, Dover, Delaware 19901

For more information, contact
Assistant Aiports Operations Manager

On-Site Services

  • Inside Air Force Base perimeter fence, providing 24-hour security
  • Passenger terminal
  • Precision and nonprecision approaches
  • Weather and common-area facilities
  • Snow removal

Off-Site Services

  • Lodging, restaurants and car rental nearby
  • Many recreational activities and historic sites nearby


  • 2 major runways: 12,900' x 150' and 9,600' x 200'
  • 24-hour, all-weather operation
  • 20-acre facility
  • New, 6-acre, asphalt ramp

Delaware Tax Advantages

  • No sales tax
  • No personal property tax
  • No business use tax
  • No real estate tax
  • No inventory tax
  • No occupancy tax
  • No ad valorem tax

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