Humacao Airport

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Humacao Airport
IATA: HUCICAO: noneFAA LID: X63
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Puerto Rico Ports Authority
Serves Humacao, Puerto Rico
Elevation AMSL 33 ft / 10 m
Coordinates 18°08′17″N 065°48′03″W / 18.13806°N 65.80083°W / 18.13806; -65.80083Coordinates: 18°08′17″N 065°48′03″W / 18.13806°N 65.80083°W / 18.13806; -65.80083
Map
X63 is located in Puerto Rico
X63
X63
Location in Puerto Rico
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 2,450 747 Asphalt
Statistics (1998)
Aircraft operations 5,349
Based aircraft 35
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Humacao Airport (IATA: HUCFAA LID: X63) is a public use airport owned by the Puerto Rico Ports Authority and located one nautical mile (1.85 km) southeast of the central business district of Humacao, a city in Puerto Rico.[1]

Because of the new José Aponte de la Torre Airport in Ceiba which opened in November 2008, Humacao Airport and Fajardo Airport are scheduled to shut down operations.[citation needed] However, as of July 2009, Humacao Airport is still listed as an active airport by the Federal Aviation Administration.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Humacao Airport covers an area of 14 acres (5.7 ha) at an elevation of 33 ft (10 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 10/28 which measures 2,450 ft × 60 ft (747 m × 18 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending March 16, 1998, the airport had 5,349 aircraft operations, an average of 14 per day: 76% general aviation, 22% air taxi and 2% military. At that time there were 35 aircraft based at this airport: 66% ultralight, 26% single-engine and 6% multi-engine and 3% helicopter.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for X63 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2 July 2009.

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