Department of Aviation

Mission Statement

The Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport’s mission is to serve the air transportation and service needs of Dorchester County and the Regional Area by safely Providing, Operating, Promoting, Developing and Maintaining modern and efficient facilities and amenities for the traveling public in accordance with all Federal and State Aviation Regulations and Federal, State and Local laws.

About CGE

Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport (IATA: CGE, ICAO: KCGE, FAA LID: CGE) is a county-owned, public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of Cambridge, in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States. Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport covers an area of 555 acres at an elevation of 20 feet (6 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with a 4,477 x 75 ft (1,365 x 23 m) asphalt surface. Runway: 16/34 4,477′ Unicom 122.7 Lights: 121..9 (7clks) AWOS Freq. 120.675

Our Goals

  • To provide uncompromised protection of Airport users through safety and security policies.
  • To achieve superior maintenance efficiency and reliability, while protecting the environment.
  • To understand and exceed the needs and expectations of pilots, passengers, airport businesses and customers.
  • To practice prudent commercial principals to ensure competitive costs and adequate funds to support future growth.
  • To achieve proper balence between revenue maximization and fairness with customers.
  • To develop and foster outstanding airport professionals within an exceptional airport team.
  • To actively participate in County goals in alignment with the future growth of Dorchester County.


  • To examine and update the mission.
  • To establish goals and objectives.
  • To establish core values.
  • To develop community events.
  • To examine and align policies, plans and procedures.
  • To provide a safe and secure infrastructure for our users, employees and tenants.
  • To develop an airport master plan (20 years).
  • To develop a strategic plan (5 years).
  • To develop a business plan (1 year).
  • To aggressively pursue all federal, state, local and private grant funding opportunities.
  • To regularly attend national, regional and local meetings, conferences and webinars.
  • To actively promote the airport by partnering with local organizations that promote Dorchester County as a tourism and business destination by positioning itself as a hub for connecting the Eastern Shore to the region.
  • To seek input from stakeholder groups to identify current issues and develop action plans. 



The proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for Fiscal Years 2023, 2024 and 2025 has been determined to be 4.99% for Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport awarded contracts with federal financial assistance in accordance with 49 CFR Part 26. The program is available for the public’s viewing purposes at the Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport Administration Offices located at 5263 Bucktown Road, Cambridge, Maryland 21613.


Contact Person:

Steve Nuwer

Cambridge – Dorchester Regional Airport (CGE)
5263 Bucktown Road
Cambridge, MD 21613
p: 410.228.4571