Phoenix Deer Valley Airport
|Phoenix Deer Valley Airport|
|USGS aerial image, 1997|
|IATA: DVT – ICAO: KDVT – FAA LID: DVT|
|Owner||City of Phoenix|
|Elevation AMSL||1,478 ft / 450 m|
|Based aircraft (2008)||987|
|Sources: FAA, ACI|
Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (IATA: DVT, ICAO: KDVT, FAA LID: DVT) is a public use airport located 15 nautical miles (28 km) north of the central business district of Phoenix, a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. It is owned by the City of Phoenix. According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is categorized as a reliever airport for the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
In 2009, it recorded 402,335 aircraft movements, making it the 22nd busiest airport in the world in terms of aircraft movements and the busiest airport in the world without scheduled airline service.
In 2009, Deer Valley was the 14th busiest general aviation airport in the United States. There is no scheduled airline service. However charter service is still available through several companies. Two large flight training academies, Westwind School of Aeronautics and TransPac Aviation Academy, are located at Deer Valley. These two schools account for a majority of operations at the airport.
Facilities and aircraft
Phoenix Deer Valley Airport covers an area of 914 acres (370 ha) at an elevation of 1,478 feet (450 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 7R/25L is 8,197 by 100 feet (2,498 x 30 m) and 7L/25R is 4,508 by 75 feet (1,374 x 23 m).
For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2008, the airport had 376,504 aircraft operations, an average of 1,031 per day: 65% general aviation, 35% military and <1% scheduled commercial. At that time there were 987 aircraft based at this airport: 85% single-engine, 10% multi-engine, 2% jet, 2% helicopter, <1% glider, and <1% military.
- FAA Airport Master Record for DVT ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
- 2009 Busiest Airports by Aircraft Movements
- National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 1 (PDF, 1.33 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
- City of Phoenix web site
- Plane Crash at Deer Valley - Aug 4, 2010
- Phoenix Deer Valley Airport, official site
- Phoenix Deer Valley Airport at Arizona DOT website
- Deer Valley Flying Club
- Phoenix Flyers Flying Club
- Westwind School of Aeronautics
- TransPac Aviation Academy
- Westwind Air Service (charters)
- (PDF), effective November 14, 2013
- FAA Terminal Procedures for DVT, effective November 14, 2013
- Resources for this airport: