Ozark Regional Airport

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Ozark Regional Airport
Baxter County Airport
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IATA: WMHICAO: KBPKFAA LID: BPK
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Baxter County Airport Authority
Location Mountain Home, Arkansas
Elevation AMSL 928 ft / 283 m
Coordinates 36°22′08″N 092°28′14″W / 36.36889°N 92.47056°W / 36.36889; -92.47056
Website FlyTheOzarks.com
Map
BPK is located in Arkansas
BPK
BPK
Location of airport in Arkansas
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 5,001 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations 48,900
Based aircraft 49
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Ozark Regional Airport[2] (IATA: WMHICAO: KBPKFAA LID: BPK), also known as Baxter County Airport, is a county-owned public-use airportlocated four nautical miles (5 mi, 7 km) northwest of the central business district of Mountain Home, a city in Baxter County, Arkansas, United States.[1] It was known as Baxter County Regional Airport until 2005.[3] The airport used to be served by Lone Star Airlines who operated services to Dallas-Fort Worth International in the mid-1990s.

This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[4]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Ozark Regional is assigned BPK by the FAA and WMH by the IATA. The airport's ICAO identifier is KBPK.[5]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

The airport covers an area of 330 acres (134 ha) at an elevation of 928 feet (283 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 5/23 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,001 by 75 feet (1,524 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending May 31, 2010, the airport had 48,900 aircraft operations, an average of 133 per day: 98% general aviation, 1% military, and 1% air taxi. At that time there were 49 aircraft based at this airport: 67% single-engine, 31% multi-engine, and 2% jet.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for BPK (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
  2. ^ Ozark Regional Airport, official site
  3. ^ "Baxter County Airport Changes Name to Reflect Regional Aims". KAIT-8. July 6, 2005. 
  4. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB)". National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Baxter County Airport (IATA: WMH, ICAO: KBPK, FAA: BPK)". Great Circle Mapper. 

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