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, a service which is subsidized by the federal government's Essential Air Service program at a cost of $2,251,207(per year).[3] As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 1,903 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[4] 276 enplanements in 2009, and 1,778 in 2010.[5] 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).[6]

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. ^ "Essential Air Service Reports". U.S. Department of Transportation. Retrieved June 7, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011. 
  6. ^ "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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