- Mesquite Metro Airport
Mesquite Metro Airport IATA: none – ICAO: KHQZ – FAA LID: HQZ Summary Airport type Public Owner City of Mesquite Serves Mesquite, Texas Elevation AMSL 447 ft / 136 m Coordinates Website Runways Direction Length Surface ft m 17/35 5,999 1,828 Concrete Statistics (2004) Aircraft operations 100,000 Based aircraft 212 Source: Federal Aviation Administration
Mesquite Metro Airport (ICAO: KHQZ, FAA LID: HQZ) is a public use airport located in Dallas County, Texas, United States. It is three nautical miles (6 km) east of the central business district of the city of Mesquite. The airport is located west of the border of Dallas County and Kaufman County.
The airport was built with private funding in 1975. In 1983, the city of Mesquite purchased the airport using grant money from the FAA. In 1992, the runway underwent a refurbishment and was lengthened by 1,000 feet.
Facilities and aircraft
Mesquite Metro Airport covers an area of 399 acres (161 ha) at an elevation of 447 feet (136 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 17/35 with a concrete surface measuring 5,999 by 100 feet (1,828 x 30 m).
For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2004, the airport had 100,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 273 per day. At that time there were 212 aircraft based at this airport: 87% single-engine, 9% multi-engine, 2% helicopter and 1% jet.
- ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for HQZ ( PDF), effective 2009-05-07.
- ^ Mapquest: Mesquite Metro Airport
- ^ Great Circle Mapper: KHQZ - Mesquite, Texas
- Mesquite Metro Airport at City of Mesquite website
- FAA Terminal Procedures for HQZ, effective 20 October 2011
- Resources for this airport:
- http://mesquiteaviation.com/ Flight School
Airfields in Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington International RegionalDallas Love Field (DAL) MunicipalAddison Airport (ADS) • Airpark East Airport (1F7) • Air Park-Dallas Airport (F69) •Alliance Airport (AFW) • Arlington Municipal Airport (GKY) • Bourland Field (50F) • Collin County Regional Airport at McKinney (TKI) • Kenneth Copeland Airport (4T2) • Denton Municipal Airport (DTO) • Executive Airport (RBD) • Flying C Airport (T87) • Fort Worth Spinks Airport (FWS) • Grand Prairie Municipal Airport (GPM) • Hicks Airfield (T67) • Ironhead Airport (T58) • Lakeview Airport (30F) • Lancaster Airport (LNC) • Lane Field Airport (58F) • Mesquite Metro Airport (HQZ) • Northwest Regional Airport (58F) • Phillips Flying Ranch Airport (T48) • Sycamore Strip Airport (9F9) Military
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