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  • Prescott Municipal Airport (PRC), also known as Ernest A. Love Field, is one of the nation’s busiest airports.   Designated by the Federal Aviation Administration as a non-primary commercial service airport, the field serves a range of aeronautical activities to include recreational flying, corporate aviation, aviation businesses, flight training and commercial airline service.

    Prescott Municipal Airport offers commercial airline service daily to Los Angeles International Airport in California and to Denver International Airport in Colorado.

    The service of a “Hometown Airport” can’t be beat.

    Ernest A. LoveThe airport is named to honor Ernest Alexander Love (1895–1918), First Lieutenant, United States Army Air Service. Love was born in New Mexico and raised in Prescott. He was a graduate of Prescott High School and later studied mechanical engineering at Stanford University.   During World War I he served as a fighter pilot.  Lieutenant Love’s aircraft was shot down near Verdun, France on September 16, 1918;  he died of his wounds as a prisoner of war a few days later.  Lieutenant Love is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.  The Airport was officially rededicated in his name as Ernest A. Love Field on August 28, 1928.