Calhoun County Airport (Texas)

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Calhoun County Airport
Airport type Public
Owner County of Calhoun
Serves Port Lavaca, Texas
Elevation AMSL 30 ft / 9 m
Coordinates 28°39′15″N 096°40′53″W / 28.65417°N 96.68139°W / 28.65417; -96.68139
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 5,004 1,525 Asphalt
5/23 2,700 823 Turf
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 6,600
Based aircraft 18

Calhoun County Airport (ICAO: KPKVFAA LID: PKV) is a county-owned public-use airport located three miles (5 km) northwest of the central business district of Port Lavaca, a city in Calhoun County, Texas, United States.[1]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Calhoun County Airport is assigned PKV by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Calhoun County Airport covers an area of 200 acres (81 ha) which contains two runways: 14/32 with an asphalt pavement measuring 5,004 x 75 ft (1,525 x 23 m) and 5/23 with a turf surface measuring 2,700 x 60 ft (823 x 18 m).[1] The airport has two concrete helipads, twenty-four-hour self-service fuel tanks with AvGas and JetA.

The only fixed-base operator at the airport is Calhoun Air Center which is a full service FBO. Flight instruction is available on the field from Calhoun Air Center.

For the 12-month period ending May 9, 2005, the airport had 6,600 aircraft operations, an average of 18 per day: 77% general aviation and 23% military. At that time there were 18 aircraft based at this airport: 83% single-engine, 11% multi-engine and 6% helicopter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for PKV (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-12-20
  2. ^ Great Circle Mapper: KPKV - Port Lavaca, Texas (Calhoun County Airport)

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