Billy Mitchell Airport ( IATA: HNC, ICAO: KHSE, FAA LID: HSE) is a public use airport located four nautical miles (5 mi, 7 km) east of the central business district of Hatteras, in Dare County, North Carolina, United States. The airport is located in the [1 ] Cape Hatteras National Seashore and is owned by the National Park Service. It is named after [1 ] United States Army Air Service General Billy Mitchell, and is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a facility. general aviation [2 ]
Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter
location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Billy Mitchell Airport is assigned HSE by the FAA and [1 ] HNC by the IATA. The airport's [3 ] ICAO identifier is KHSE. [4 ]
Facilities and aircraft [ edit ]
Billy Mitchell Airport covers an area of 100
acres (40 ha) at an elevation of 17 feet (5 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 7/25 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,000 by 75 feet (914 x 23 m). [1 ]
For the 12-month period ending September 9, 2009, the airport had 9,200 aircraft operations, an average of 25 per day: 98%
general aviation, 1% air taxi, and 1% military. [1 ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b c d e f FAA Airport Master Record for HSE ( Form 5010 ). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012. PDF
^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" ( PDF, 2.03 MB). . Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems
^ "Billy Mitchell Airport (ICAO: KHSE, FAA: HSE, IATA: HNC)". Great Circle Mapper . Retrieved July 10, 2012.
^ "Billy Mitchell – HSE (KHSE)". . National Flight Data Center Federal Aviation Administration . Retrieved July 10, 2012.
External links [ edit ]