Hartness State Airport, located in Springfield and Weathersfield, provides general aviation for the Region and beyond. It is owned by the State of Vermont. It has two runways, one of which is the second longest in the State (5,498ft), after Burlington. Hartness is the oldest airport in Vermont. In 1927, Charles Lindbergh landed at the airport and visited Governor James Hartness, for whom the airport was named. VTrans contracts out fixed-base operator services for this airport, including aircraft maintenance, storage, fuel, charters, and flight instruction. In addition to providing flying lessons, Hartness is also a center for glider activity.