Phoenix Deer Valley Airport

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Phoenix Deer Valley Airport
Phoenix Deer Valley Airport - USGS 30 April 1997.jpg
USGS aerial image, 1997
Airport type Public
Owner City of Phoenix
Serves Phoenix, Arizona
Elevation AMSL 1,478 ft / 450 m
Coordinates 33°41′18″N 112°04′57″W / 33.68833°N 112.08250°W / 33.68833; -112.08250
Website [1]
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7R/25L 8,196 2,498 Asphalt
7L/25R 4,500 1,372 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 317,443
Based aircraft (2011) 965

Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (IATA: DVTICAO: KDVTFAA LID: DVT) is a public airport 17 miles (27 km) north of Phoenix, in Maricopa County, Arizona. It is owned by the City of Phoenix.[1] The FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013[4] categorized it as a reliever airport for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.[1]

In 2010 the airport recorded 368,747 aircraft movements, making it the 25th busiest airport in the world by aircraft movements and the busiest general aviation airport in the world.[5]


Deer Valley

There is no scheduled airline, but charter service is available through several companies. Two large flight schools, Westwind School of Aeronautics and TransPac Aviation Academy, are located at Deer Valley.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Deer Valley Airport's beacon

The airport covers 914 acres (370 ha) at an elevation of 1,478 feet (450 m). It has two asphalt runways: 7R/25L is 8,196 by 100 feet (2,498 x 30 m) and 7L/25R is 4,500 by 75 feet (1,372 x 23 m).[1]

In 2008 the airport had 376,504 aircraft operations, average 1,031 per day: 65% general aviation, 35% military and <1% airline. 987 aircraft were then based at the airport: 85% single-engine, 10% multi-engine, 2% jet, 2% helicopter, <1% glider, and <1% military.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for DVT (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
  2. ^ 2009 Busiest Airports by Aircraft Movements
  3. ^ Airport IQ 5010, Phoenix Deer Valley Airport
  4. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 1 (PDF, 1.33 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  5. ^

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