|IATA: none – ICAO: none – FAA LID: W00|
|Owner||Freeway Airport Inc.|
|Location||3900 Church Rd.|
|Elevation AMSL||168 ft / 51 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Freeway Airport (FAA LID: W00) is a privately owned, public-use airport located two miles (3 km) northwest of the central business district of Mitchellville, in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States.
Freeway Airport became active in June 1961, in Prince George's County, 2 miles NW of Mitchellville, Maryland. Freeway has maintained an active flight school operation since its founding, operating aircraft such as Alon Ercoupes, Cessna 152's, and Cessna 172's. Freeway Airport is privately owned by Freeway Airport Inc., but is open to the general public. The airfield is staffed everyday of the year, from 8 am until dusk, except on major holidays. The airport is located on 100 acres of land. The airport has 75 aircraft currently based at its facilities, as well as one ultra-light. The facilities include a lighted wind indicator, airframe services, powerplant services, and fuel available, but there is no control tower present on the airfield. The airfield has a single asphalt runway measuring 2,420 feet in length, which is in good condition.
Hani Hanjour, one of the hijackers involved in the events of September 11, 2001 trained at Freeway Airport. A month before the attack, "instructors at Freeway Airport in Bowie flew with him and deemed him unfit to rent a plane by himself".
- FAA Airport Master Record for W00 ( PDF), effective 2013-10-17
- Private Pilot: 7. July 1967.
- Fainaru, Steve; Whoriskey, Peter (September 19, 2001). "Hijack Suspects Tried Many Flight Schools: 'Polite, Quiet' Men Stirred No Concerns". Washington Post. p. A15.
- Goldstein, Amy (September 30, 2001). "Hijackers Led By Core Group: Suspects Left Trail of Movements In U.S. Through Licenses, Rentals". Washington Post. p. A01.
- Klein, Allison; Harris, Hamil R. (February 23, 2006). "Two Killed as Cessna Crashes Trying to Land at Bowie Airport; Officials at Bowie Airport Say They Tried to Divert Pilot Because of Poor Visibility". Washington Post. Retrieved 2013-11-10.
Airport WebSite: Freeway Aviation