Hicks Airfield

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This article is about the civilian airfield. For the baseball stadium in Edenton, North Carolina, see Historic Hicks Field. For the World War I airfield, see Hicks Field.
Hicks Airfield
Hicks Airfield.jpg
A 2001 USGS image of the Hicks Airfield
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: T67
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Hicks Airfield Pilots Assn.
Serves Fort Worth, Texas
Location Tarrant County
Elevation AMSL 855 ft / 261 m
Coordinates 32°54′44″N 097°24′04″W / 32.91222°N 97.40111°W / 32.91222; -97.40111
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 3,740 1,140 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 31,000
Based aircraft 327
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Hicks Airfield (FAA LID: T67) is a public use airport located 14 nautical miles (16 mi, 26 km) northwest of the central business district of Fort Worth, in Tarrant County, Texas, United States.[1] The airport is used solely for general aviation purposes.

History[edit]

Hicks Airfield was opened in 1985. By the 1990s, the entire facility was being redeveloped into an industrial area. Most of original facility is in a state of disuse, with many deteriorating buildings.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

The 1955 USGS map of the Hicks Airfield

Hicks Airfield covers an area of 77 acres (31 ha) at an elevation of 855 feet (261 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 14/32 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,740 by 60 feet (1,140 x 18 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending March 7, 2009, the airport had 31,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 84 per day. At that time there were 327 aircraft based at this airport: 92% single-engine, 6% multi-engine, 1% helicopter and 1% ultralight.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for T67 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 8, 2010.

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