DeSoto Heliport

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DeSoto Heliport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of DeSoto
OperatorSKY Helicopters, Inc.
ServesDeSoto, Texas
Location150 E. Danieldale Road, DeSoto, TX 75115
Elevation AMSL648.5 ft / 197.7 m
Coordinates32°37′54″N 096°51′19″W / 32.63167°N 96.85528°W / 32.63167; -96.85528Coordinates: 32°37′54″N 096°51′19″W / 32.63167°N 96.85528°W / 32.63167; -96.85528
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73T is located in Texas
73T
73T
Helipads
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 54 16 Concrete
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft operations0
Based aircraft0

DeSoto Heliport (FAA LID: 73T) is a city-owned public heliport in DeSoto, Dallas County, Texas, United States, located approximately 3 nautical miles (5.6 km) north of the central business district.[1][2] The heliport has no IATA or ICAO designation.[3]

The facility opened in August 2014 under joint ownership by the City of DeSoto, the Texas Department of Transportation, and the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation.[4] It is operated by SKY Helicopters,[4][5] which also operates the Garland/DFW Heloplex.[6]

Facilities[edit]

DeSoto Heliport covers 19 acres (7.7 ha) at an elevation of 648.5 feet (197.7 m) above mean sea level (AMSL), and has one helipad:

In the year ending 31 December 2015, the heliport had no based aircraft nor reported aircraft operations.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 12T (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 26 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Texas Airport Directory - DeSoto, DeSoto Heliport (73T)" (PDF). Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  3. ^ "73T - Desoto [Desoto Heliport], TX, US - Heliport". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  4. ^ a b Epstein, Curt (8 October 2014). "New Heliport Opens in Texas". Aviation International News. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  5. ^ "SKY Helicopters – DeSoto Heliport". SKY Helicopters, Inc. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  6. ^ "SKY Helicopters – Facilities". SKY Helicopters, Inc. Retrieved 11 May 2015.

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