Auburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport – LEW
Auburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport is a public airport located in Androscoggin County, Maine. Its airport code is LEW and is just five miles from the cities of Lewiston and Auburn. Both Lewiston and Auburn own and operate the Auburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport. It is not served by any airline as of 2019, but in the past, Northeast Airlines, Air New England, Northeast Express Regional Airlines, and Bar Harbor Airlines served it. Auburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport is infamous for being the site of an accident that killed Samantha Smith, America’s youngest ambassador. LEW sits at an elevation of 288 feet above man sea level. In 2018, it handled a total of 74,000 aircraft operations.
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During World War II, the airport was under the control of the United States Navy. It was commission as Naval Auxiliary Air Facility Lewiston in 1943. It was handed back to the cities of Lewiston and Auburn in 1948. The airport has an area of 547 acres. The bulk of aircraft operations handled by Auburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport are General Aviation. Other activities include Air Taxi and military. There are two asphalt surface runways.
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Airports found near the airport include the Fireside Inn & Suites. Located 2.1 kilometers away, it is also close to attractions such as the Maine Wildlife Park. Another nearby property is the Sleepy Time Motel, found 2.4 kilometers away. The Hampton Inn Lewiston-Auburn is another option.
Alternate airports to the Auburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport include the Portland International Jetport – located 37 minutes away and the Augusta State Airport, around 36 minutes away. A third option is the Knox County Regional Airport.
On this page it is easy to search for Auburn, ME airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Auburn, ME, United States (LEW-Auburn - Lewiston Municipal) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the LEW airport.
Most of these LEW
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Auburn, ME
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the LEW airport are Maine Historical Society, Brick Store Museum, and Mackworth Island.
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Weather Forecast for Auburn, ME, United States (LEW-Auburn - Lewiston Municipal)
If you planning to travel to Auburn, ME, United States (LEW-Auburn - Lewiston Municipal), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 9:00 AM.
The temperature feels like 71.35 with a humidity level of 73 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 61 percent with visibility at 13.3 percent.
Today’s UV index is 5, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling south-southwest at a speed of 9 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 12:29 AM.
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What are the most common amenities for Auburn, ME LEW airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free LEW airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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