Boone County Airport (Arkansas)

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Boone County Airport

Boone County Regional Airport
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Airport in 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
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HRO is located in the United States
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 6,161 1,878 Asphalt
Statistics
Aircraft operations (2018)10,750
Based aircraft (2020)43
Departing passengers (12 months ending July 2018)5,110
Source: FAA[1] and airport website[2]

Boone County Airport (IATA: HRO, ICAO: KHRO, FAA LID: HRO) is a public airport in Boone County, Arkansas.[1] Also known as Boone County Regional Airport,[2] it is four miles northwest of Harrison, Arkansas[1] and serves the surrounding areas including Branson, Missouri. It is used for general aviation and sees one airline, a service subsidized by the federal government's Essential Air Service program at a cost of $2,251,207 per year.[3]

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

Central Airlines served Harrison starting in 1957; successor Frontier Airlines continued into the 1970s.

Facilities[edit]

The airport covers 425 acres (172 ha) at an elevation of 1,365 feet. Its single runway, 18/36, is 6,161 by 150 feet (1,878 x 46 m) asphalt.[1]

In the year ending September 30, 2018 the airport had 10,750 aircraft operations, average 29 per day: 69% general aviation, 20% airline, 11% air taxi and less than 1% military. In September 2020, 43 aircraft were based at this airport: 31 single-engine, 9 multi-engine and 3 jet.[1]

Non-stop airline destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Southern Airways Express Dallas/Fort Worth, Hot Springs (AR), Memphis

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Form 5010 for HRO PDF. Federal Aviation Administration. effective September 10, 2020.
  2. ^ a b Boone County Regional Airport, official website
  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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