Walnut Ridge Regional Airport

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Walnut Ridge Regional Airport
Walnut Ridge Army Airfield
Walnut Ridge Regional Airport 2006 USGS.jpg
2006 USGS aerial image
IATA: ARGICAO: KARGFAA LID: ARG
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Walnut Ridge
Serves Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
Location Campbell Township, Lawrence County
Elevation AMSL 279 ft / 85 m
Coordinates 36°07′29″N 090°55′30″W / 36.12472°N 90.92500°W / 36.12472; -90.92500
Map
KARG is located in Arkansas
KARG
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Location of Walnut Ridge Regional Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 6,001 1,829 Asphalt
13/31 5,003 1,525 Concrete
18/36 5,001 1,524 Concrete
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations 94,000
Based aircraft 55
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Walnut Ridge Regional Airport (IATA: ARGICAO: KARGFAA LID: ARG) is a city-owned public-use airport located four nautical miles (7 km) northeast of the central business district of Walnut Ridge, a city in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States.[1] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is categorized as a general aviation facility.[2]

It is located on land which used to house both Marine Corps Air Facility Walnut Ridge and Walnut Ridge Air Force Station.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Walnut Ridge Regional Airport covers an area of 1,800 acres (730 ha) at an elevation of 279 feet (85 m) above mean sea level. It has three runways: 4/22 is 6,001 by 150 feet (1,829 x 46 m) with an asphalt surface; 13/31 is 5,003 by 150 feet (1,525 x 46 m) with a concrete surface; 18/36 is 5,001 by 150 feet (1,524 x 46 m) with a concrete surface.[1]

For the 12-month period ending July 31, 2008, the airport had 94,000 aircraft operations, an average of 257 per day: 97% general aviation, 2% military, and1% air taxi. At that time there were 55 aircraft based at this airport: 62% single-engine, 9% multi-engine, 27% jet and 2% helicopter.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for ARG (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 3 June 2010.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 1 (PDF, 1.33 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.

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