Contest Pilot Briefing

  General Mifflin County Airport (KRVL) is located in central Pennsylvania near the town of Reedsville, about 3 miles west of Lewistown.  The airfield is at 819’ MSL and has a single paved runway 5000’ long, oriented 06-24. A grass runway lies parallel to and just northwest of the paved runway for its full length.  […]

Posted by on December 2, 2020

Contest Entrant Checklist

In addition to all the many glider- and trailer-related items you should bring, here are a few important ones that sometimes are missed. Note that by far the best way to deal with the first three is to make images of them and email these to the Contest Manager once you have completed online registration. […]

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Mifflin Area Airfield Notes

Important disclaimer:  Regardless of information presented in documents, databases or at pilot briefings, determining whether a safe landing can be accomplished at any location is in all cases solely the responsibility of the pilot. The following airfields appear on some charts, but have issues that make them difficult or unsuitable for landing, and thus ineligible […]

Posted by on May 5, 2020

The MSA Clubhouse

Under construction.  This page will present the story of our clubhouse, with photos and description of the elegant mural created by Becky Thompson.  

Posted by on April 11, 2020

Past Mifflin Competitions

Year Competition Class Winners 2021 Region 2 – FAI Handicapped John Seymour Region 2 – 18-Meter Erik Mann Region 2 – Sport Karl Striedieck 2020 Region 2 cancelled (coronavirus) 2019 Region 2 – 15-Meter Sean Murphy Region 2 – 18-Meter John Seymour Region 2 – Sport Heinz Weissenbuehler 2018 20-Meter Multi-Seat Nationals Sarah Arnold & […]

Posted by on April 11, 2020


At the airport Tents, campers and RVs are welcome at the airport. On-site showers are available. A per-day camping fee is assessed to cover dumpster and toilet costs.Nine electrical hookups are available, for a daily electric / facility fee. Motels Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Reedsville (1.8 mi  717-946-0777) Best Western Nittany Inn – […]

Posted by on April 10, 2020

The Mifflin Trophy

The Mifflin trophy is awarded each year for the longest handicapped flight made by a regular entrant during the Mifflin contest. The trophy was created by the Mifflin County Airport Authority in 2008 as a way of supporting the soaring competitions held at the airport since 1990.  All design and fabrication of the trophy was […]

Posted by on April 10, 2020