|Owner||Connecticut Airport Authority|
|Elevation AMSL||18 ft / 5 m|
Hartford–Brainard Airport (IATA: HFD, ICAO: KHFD, FAA LID: HFD) is a towered public airport three miles (5 km) southeast of downtown Hartford, in Hartford County, Connecticut. It is owned by the Connecticut Airport Authority. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021 categorized it as a regional reliever airport facility.
The airport is named after former mayor Newton C. Brainard.
- 2/20: 4,417 x 150 ft (1,346 x 46 m) Asphalt
- 11/29: 2,314 x 71 ft (705 x 22 m) Asphalt
- NE/SW: 2,309 x 150 ft (704 x 46 m) Turf (closed during winter months from November 2 to April 30 except for ski-equipped aircraft or helicopter training)
- Helipad H1: 70 x 77 ft (21 x 23 m) Asphalt
In the year ending June 12, 2001 the airport had 120,217 aircraft operations, average 329 per day: 99% general aviation, 1% air taxi and <1% military. 144 aircraft are based at this airport: 87% single-engine, 10% multi-engine, 1% jet aircraft, 1% helicopters and 1% gliders.
- Brainard Airport
- (PDF), effective August 15, 2019
- FAA Terminal Procedures for HFD, effective August 15, 2019
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