Delaware’s Joint-Use Airport
The Dover Civil Air Terminal is an FAA certificated facility under FAA FAR Part 139 located adjacent to the Dover Air Force Base that serves the needs of corporate aviation and unscheduled air carrier operators. Aircraft operators may request a landing permit to use the Terminal with advanced notice.
The Dover Civil Air Terminal, is one of five regional airports managed by the Delaware River & Bay Authority (DRBA). CAT is a civilian-use terminal and aircraft parking apron located adjacent to the Dover Air Force Base (DOV) and is operated in accordance with a Joint-Use Agreement (JUA) with the United States Air Force. It is one of 10 joint-use military airfields with the Air Force nationwide. The JUA permits civilian aircraft operators to land at DOV with a prior permission request (PPR). Aircraft operators may request a landing permit to use the Terminal with advanced notice.
The Civil Air Terminal Dover is located on the Northside of Dover AirForce Base with a separate, gated entrance. It is within 5 minutes of Rt. 1 and Rt. 13 south of Cheswold, Delaware.