Hartford–Brainard Airport

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Hartford–Brainard Airport
Hartford-Brainard Airport CT - 23 Apr 1990.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerConnecticut Airport Authority
LocationHartford, Connecticut
Elevation AMSL18 ft / 5 m
Coordinates41°44′12″N 072°38′58″W / 41.73667°N 72.64944°W / 41.73667; -72.64944Coordinates: 41°44′12″N 072°38′58″W / 41.73667°N 72.64944°W / 41.73667; -72.64944
WebsiteHFD Website
Maps
FAA Diagram
FAA Diagram
HFD is located in Connecticut
HFD
HFD
HFD is located in the United States
HFD
HFD
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 4,417 1,346 Asphalt
11/29 2,314 705 Asphalt
NE/SW 2,309 704 Turf
Helipads
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 70 21 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft operations61,470
Based aircraft144

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.[1] The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021 categorized it as a regional reliever airport facility.[2]

The airport is named after former mayor Newton C. Brainard.

Facilities[edit]

Hartford–Brainard Airport covers 201 acres (81 ha) and has three runways and one helipad:[1]

  • 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.[1]

The Connecticut Wing Civil Air Patrol 071st Royal Charter Composite Squadron (NER-CT-071) operates out of the airport.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for HFD (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-07-05
  2. ^ "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). FAA.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  3. ^ http://www.ctwg.cap.gov/ct071.html Civil Air Patrol 071st

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