Boone County Airport (Arkansas)

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Boone County Airport
Boone County Regional Airport
UserKTrimble-HRO Aerial Oct 2009.jpg
Aerial view of airport, 2009
IATA: HROICAO: KHROFAA LID: HRO
WMO: 72345
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Boone County
Serves Harrison, Arkansas
Elevation AMSL 1,365 ft / 416 m
Coordinates 36°15′41″N 093°09′17″W / 36.26139°N 93.15472°W / 36.26139; -93.15472Coordinates: 36°15′41″N 093°09′17″W / 36.26139°N 93.15472°W / 36.26139; -93.15472
Website BooneCountyAirport.com
Map
HRO is located in Arkansas
HRO
HRO
Location of airport in Arkansas
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 6,161 1,878 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations 8,500
Based aircraft 48
Source: FAA[1] and airport web site[2]

Boone County Airport (IATA: HROICAO: KHROFAA LID: HRO) is a county-owned public-use airport in Boone County, Arkansas, United States.[1] Also known as Boone County Regional Airport,[2] it is located three nautical miles (6 km) northwest of the central business district of Harrison, Arkansas.[1] The airport serves the surrounding areas including Branson, Missouri. It is mostly used for general aviation but is also served by one commercial airline. Service is subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 1,903 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[3] 276 enplanements in 2009, and 1,778 in 2010.[4] This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation airport (the commercial service category requires at least 2,500 enplanements per year).[5]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Boone County Airport covers an area of 425 acres (172 ha) at an elevation of 1,365 feet (416 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 6,161 by 150 feet (1,878 x 46 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending April 30, 2010, the airport had 8,500 aircraft operations, an average of 23 per day: 87% general aviation, 12% air taxi, and 1% military. At that time there were 48 aircraft based at this airport: 88% single-engine, 8% multi-engine, and 4% jet.[1]

Airline and non-stop destinations[edit]

The following airline offers scheduled passenger service:

Airlines Destinations
SeaPort Airlines Kansas City, Memphis

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for HRO (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective August 25, 2011.
  2. ^ a b Boone County Regional Airport, official web site
  3. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011. 
  5. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. 

Other sources[edit]

  • Essential Air Service documents (Docket OST-1997-2935) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
    • Order 2005-1-14: selecting Air Midwest, Inc., to provide essential air service at El Dorado/Camden, Jonesboro, Harrison and Hot Springs, Arkansas, at a subsidy rate of $4,155,550 annually for a two-year rate term.
    • Order 2007-1-7: selecting Air Midwest, Inc. to provide essential air service at El Dorado/Camden, Jonesboro, Harrison and Hot Springs, Arkansas, at a subsidy rate of $4,296,348 annually for the two-year rate term beginning April 1, 2007.
    • Order 2009-6-25: tentatively selecting Alaska Juneau Aeronautics, Inc. d/b/a SeaPort Airlines (SeaPort) to provide subsidized essential air service (EAS) at El Dorado/Camden, Harrison, Hot Springs, and Jonesboro, Arkansas, for two years.
    • Order 2009-7-8: making final the tentative selection of Alaska Juneau Aeronautics, Inc. d/b/a SeaPort Airlines, to provide essential air service at El Dorado/Camden, Harrison, Hot Springs, and Jonesboro, Arkansas.

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