Bowerman Airport

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Bowerman Airport
HQM - Hoquiam, Washington - panoramio.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner Port of Grays Harbor
Serves Hoquiam, Washington
Elevation AMSL 18 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 46°58′16″N 123°56′12″W / 46.97111°N 123.93667°W / 46.97111; -123.93667
Website [1]
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 5,000 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 25,375
Based aircraft 25
Sources: Airport website[1] and FAA[2]

Bowerman Airport[2] (IATA: HQM, ICAO: KHQM, FAA LID: HQM), also known as Bowerman Field,[1][3] is a public use airport located 2 miles (3 km) west of the central business district of Hoquiam, a city in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. It is owned by the Port of Grays Harbor.[2] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is classified as a general aviation airport.[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Bowerman Airport covers an area of 145 acres (59 ha) at an elevation of 18 feet (5 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 6/24 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,000 by 150 feet (1,524 m × 46 m).[2]

For the 12-month period ending May 31, 2011, the airport had 24,625 aircraft operations, an average of 69 per day: 97% general aviation and 3% military. At that time there were 25 aircraft based at this airport, all single-engine.[2] Bowerman Field airport is the only jet-capable airport on the Washington coast and also is the only with instrument landing approach equipment for bad weather operations.


  1. ^ a b "Bowerman Field". Port of Grays Harbor. Retrieved 20 May 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for HQM (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 8 April 2010.
  3. ^ "Bowerman Field (HQM) - Hoquiam". Airport Directory. Washington State DOT. Retrieved 20 May 2010. 
  4. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 5 (PDF, 1.18 MB) Archived June 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.

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