Boone County Airport (Arkansas)

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Boone County Airport

Boone County Regional Airport
Boone County Airport Logo.gif
UserKTrimble-HRO Aerial Oct 2009.jpg
Aerial view of airport, 2009
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerBoone County
ServesHarrison, Arkansas
Elevation AMSL1,365 ft / 416 m
Coordinates36°15′41″N 093°09′17″W / 36.26139°N 93.15472°W / 36.26139; -93.15472Coordinates: 36°15′41″N 093°09′17″W / 36.26139°N 93.15472°W / 36.26139; -93.15472
WebsiteBooneCountyAirport.com
Map
HRO is located in Arkansas
HRO
HRO
Location of airport in Arkansas
HRO is located in the United States
HRO
HRO
HRO (the United States)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 6,161 1,878 Asphalt
Statistics
Aircraft operations (2016)10,750
Based aircraft (2018)44
Departing Passengers (12 months ending July 2018)5,110
Source: FAA[1] and airport web site[2]

Boone County Airport (IATA: HRO, ICAO: KHRO, FAA LID: HRO) is a county owned public use airport in Boone County, Arkansas, United States.[1] Also known as Boone County Regional Airport,[2] it is located three nautical miles (6 km) northwest of the central business district of Harrison, Arkansas.[1] The airport serves the surrounding areas including Branson, Missouri. It is mostly used for general aviation but is also served by one commercial airline, a service which is subsidized by the federal government's Essential Air Service program at a cost of $2,251,207(per year).[3]

This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, which categorized it as a national/regional airport (the commercial service category requires at least 2,500 enplanements per year).[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Boone County Airport covers an area of 425 acres (172 ha) at an elevation of 1,365 feet (416 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 6,161 by 150 feet (1,878 x 46 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending July 31, 2016, the airport had 10,750 aircraft operations, an average of 29 per day: 69% general aviation, 20% commercial service, 11% air taxi, and less than 1% military. In October 2018, there were 44 aircraft based at this airport: 37 single-engine, 5 multi-engine, and 2 jet.[1]

Airline and non-stop destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Southern Airways Express Dallas/Fort Worth, Memphis

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for HRO (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective October 11, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Boone County Regional Airport, official web site
  3. ^ "Essential Air Service Reports". U.S. Department of Transportation. Retrieved June 7, 2014.
  4. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on 2012-09-27.

Other sources[edit]

  • Essential Air Service documents (Docket OST-1997-2935) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
    • Order 2005-1-14: selecting Air Midwest, Inc., to provide essential air service at El Dorado/Camden, Jonesboro, Harrison and Hot Springs, Arkansas, at a subsidy rate of $4,155,550 annually for a two-year rate term.
    • Order 2007-1-7: selecting Air Midwest, Inc. to provide essential air service at El Dorado/Camden, Jonesboro, Harrison and Hot Springs, Arkansas, at a subsidy rate of $4,296,348 annually for the two-year rate term beginning April 1, 2007.
    • Order 2009-6-25: tentatively selecting Alaska Juneau Aeronautics, Inc. d/b/a SeaPort Airlines (SeaPort) to provide subsidized essential air service (EAS) at El Dorado/Camden, Harrison, Hot Springs, and Jonesboro, Arkansas, for two years.
    • Order 2009-7-8: making final the tentative selection of Alaska Juneau Aeronautics, Inc. d/b/a SeaPort Airlines, to provide essential air service at El Dorado/Camden, Harrison, Hot Springs, and Jonesboro, Arkansas.

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