Hartford–Brainard Airport

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Hartford–Brainard Airport
Hartford-Brainard Airport CT - 23 Apr 1990.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Connecticut Airport Authority
Location Hartford, Connecticut
Elevation AMSL 18 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 41°44′12″N 072°38′58″W / 41.73667°N 72.64944°W / 41.73667; -72.64944
Website HFD Website
Maps
FAA Airport Diagram
FAA Airport Diagram
HFD is located in Connecticut
HFD
HFD
HFD is located in the US
HFD
HFD
Location of airport in Connecticut/United States
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 operations 61,470
Based aircraft 144

Hartford–Brainard Airport (IATA: HFDICAO: KHFDFAA 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] It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, in which it is categorized as a regional reliever airport facility.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

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

  • Runway 2/20: 4,417 x 150 ft (1,346 x 46 m) Asphalt
  • Runway 11/29: 2,314 x 71 ft (705 x 22 m) Asphalt
  • Runway 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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