A comparison of the small regional carrier Cape Air to the old television series Wings, which focused on the often humorous doings of a small Cape Cod-based regional airline, is inevitable. In truth, there are some similarities. It is a small operation, by today’s regional airline standards, based in Cape Cod at Barnstable Municipal Airport in Hyannis, Mass.
There’s a fun way to beat the crowds of summertime tourists smothering the famous sand-slope Great Beach, the place where Thoreau said a man may stand “and put all America behind him.”
Barnstable Municipal Airport in Hyannis, Mass., is the facility of choice for business aviation on Cape Cod, but operators have not been blessed with the most luxurious of terminal options.