Northwest Regional Airport (Texas)


Northwest Regional Airport (Texas)
Northwest Regional Airport
IATA: 52FICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Public Use (Private Ownership)
Operator Texas Air Classics
Serves Roanoke
Location  Texas
Elevation AMSL 643 ft / 196 m
Coordinates 33°03′07″N 97°13′55″W / 33.05194°N 97.23194°W / 33.05194; -97.23194Coordinates: 33°03′07″N 97°13′55″W / 33.05194°N 97.23194°W / 33.05194; -97.23194
Website http://www.nwratx.org
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 3,500 1,067 Asphalt

Northwest Regional Airport (FAA LID: 52F) is a privately owned, public use airport located two miles (3.2 km) north of the central business district (CBD) of Roanoke, in Denton County, Texas, USA.

The airport is used solely for general aviation purposes. There is a landing fee for flight school aircraft not based at the field. This airport was the site of an accident between an aircraft operated by U.S. Flight Academy, a flight school operating in Denton, TX, and a local resident, that made national news.[1][2]

Facilities and aircraft

Northwest Regional contains one asphalt runway: 17L/35R measuring 3,500 x 40 ft (1,067 x 12 m) with an estimated 0.1% gradient.[3]

For the 12-month period ending March 5, 2009, the airport had 165,710 aircraft operations, an average of 454 per day: 66% local general aviation, 33% transient general aviation, and <1% air taxi. At that time there were 616 aircraft based at this airport: 89% single-engine, 10% multi-engine, and 1% helicopter.[3]

External links

References

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  1. ^ "One Plane Hits Another In Denton Co." Dallas/Fort Worth NBC5 News Story May 15, 2008.
  2. ^ "Factual Report - Aviation", Aircraft Accident Report, Roanoke, Texas: National Transportation Safety Board, 2008-05-15, pp. 1–5, http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/GenPDF.asp?id=DFW08LA144A&rpt=fa, retrieved 2010-12-07 
  3. ^ a b "Northwest Regional Airport" (PDF), Master Airport Record, Federal Aviation Administration, http://www.gcr1.com/5010web/REPORTS/AFD1118201052f.pdf, retrieved 2010-12-07 

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