Phoenix Deer Valley Airport

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Phoenix Deer Valley Airport
Phoenix Deer Valley Airport - USGS 30 April 1997.jpg
USGS aerial image, 1997
Airport type Public
Owner City of Phoenix
Serves Phoenix, Arizona
Elevation AMSL 1,478 ft / 450 m
Coordinates 33°41′18″N 112°04′57″W / 33.68833°N 112.08250°W / 33.68833; -112.08250
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7R/25L 8,197 2,498 Asphalt
7L/25R 4,508 1,374 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 402,335
Based aircraft (2008) 987
Sources: FAA,[1] ACI[2]

Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (IATA: DVTICAO: KDVTFAA LID: DVT) is a public airport 17 miles (27 km) north of Phoenix, in Maricopa County, Arizona. It is owned by the City of Phoenix.[1] The FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013[3] categorized it as a reliever airport for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.[1]

In 2009 it recorded 402,335 aircraft movements, making it the 22nd busiest airport in the world by aircraft movements and the busiest airport in the world without a scheduled airline.[2]


Deer Valley

In 2009 Deer Valley was the 14th busiest general aviation airport in the United States.[4] There is no scheduled airline, but charter service is 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 most operations.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

The airport covers 914 acres (370 ha) at an elevation of 1,478 feet (450 m). It has two asphalt 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).[1]

In 2008 the airport had 376,504 aircraft operations, average 1,031 per day: 65% general aviation, 35% military and <1% airline. 987 aircraft were then based at the airport: 85% single-engine, 10% multi-engine, 2% jet, 2% helicopter, <1% glider, and <1% military.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for DVT (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
  2. ^ a b 2009 Busiest Airports by Aircraft Movements
  3. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 1 (PDF, 1.33 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  4. ^ City of Phoenix web site

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