Danbury Municipal Airport
|Danbury Municipal Airport|
FAA airport diagram
|IATA: DXR – ICAO: KDXR – FAA LID: DXR|
|Owner||City of Danbury|
|Hub for||Reliant Air|
|Elevation AMSL||458 ft / 140 m|
Danbury Municipal Airport (IATA: DXR, ICAO: KDXR, FAA LID: DXR) is a public use general aviation airport located three miles (5 km) southwest of the central business district of Danbury, in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. The airport opened in 1930. It is currently run by the city of Danbury.
The Reliant Air building burned down on the evening of September 12, 2007. The hangar was located on the northeast side of the airport. It has since been rebuilt and Reliant Air continues in business.
Facilities and aircraft
- Runway 8/26: 4,422 x 150 ft (1,348 x 46 m), Surface: Asphalt
- Runway 17/35: 3,135 x 100 ft (956 x 30 m), Surface: Asphalt
The airport has three instrument approaches:
- Localizer Runway 8: Decision height - 643 feet (196 m) AGL
- VOR or GPS-A: Decision height - 902 feet (275 m) AGL
- GPS Runway 8: Decision height - 802 feet (244 m) AGL
For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2008, the airport had 83,419 aircraft operations, an average of 228 per day: 56% local general aviation, 40% transient general aviation, 4% air taxi and <1% military. There are 265 aircraft based at this airport: 210 single engine, 48 multi-engine, 6 jet aircraft and 1 helicopter.
Airlines and destinations
|Reliant Air||Seasonal: Nantucket|
- Airport History and Mission Statement at City of Danbury website
- (PDF), effective August 18, 2016
- Resources for this airport:
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