Miami Homestead General Aviation Airport

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Miami Homestead General Aviation Airport
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: X51
Airport type Public
Owner Miami-Dade County
Operator Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD)
Serves Miami, Florida
Location Miami-Dade County, Florida
Elevation AMSL 7 ft / 2 m
Coordinates 25°30′2″N 80°33′20″W / 25.50056°N 80.55556°W / 25.50056; -80.55556
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 3,999 1,219 Asphalt
9/27 2,997 913 Asphalt
9U/27U 1,000 305 Turf
Statistics (2002)
Aircraft operations 72,084
Based aircraft 64

Miami Homestead General Aviation Airport (FAA LID: X51) is a county-owned public-use airport in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, located four nautical miles (7 km) northwest of the central business district of Homestead.[1]


The airport was renamed from "Homestead General Aviation Airport" to "Miami Homestead General Aviation Airport" in December 2014 by the Miami-Dade County Commission. All Miami-Dade airports were renamed to include the name "Miami" in the fall of 2014.[2][3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Homestead General Aviation Airport covers an area of 960 acres (390 ha) at an elevation of 7 feet (2 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 18/36 is 3,999 by 100 feet (1,219 x 30 m) and 10/28 is 2,997 by 75 feet (913 x 23 m). It also has one turf runway: 9U/27U is 2,500 by 150 feet (762 x 46 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending June 18, 2002, the airport had 72,084 aircraft operations, an average of 197 per day: 94% general aviation, 4% air taxi and 2% military. At that time there were 64 aircraft based at this airport: 66% single-engine, 13% multi-engine, 19% ultralight and 3% helicopter.[1]


Updated to 08/22/2013 update

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