Hazen Municipal Airport

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Hazen Municipal Airport
Hazen 6M0.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Hazen
ServesHazen, Arkansas
Elevation AMSL230 ft / 70 m
Coordinates34°45′33″N 091°38′17″W / 34.75917°N 91.63806°W / 34.75917; -91.63806Coordinates: 34°45′33″N 091°38′17″W / 34.75917°N 91.63806°W / 34.75917; -91.63806
Map
6M0 is located in Arkansas
6M0
6M0
Location of airport in Arkansas
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 4,048 1,234 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations32,000
Based aircraft15

Hazen Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 6M0) is a city-owned, public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southwest of the central business district of Hazen, a city in Prairie County, Arkansas, United States.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Hazen Municipal Airport covers an area of 480 acres (194 ha) at an elevation of 230 feet (70 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,048 by 150 feet (1,234 x 46 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending September 30, 2010, the airport had 32,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 87 per day. At that time there were 15 aircraft based at this airport: 93% single-engine and 7% multi-engine.[1]

History[edit]

The airport was built by the United States Army Air Forces during 1942/43 as an axillary airfield for Stuttgart Army Airfield, near Stuttgart, Arkansas. It was known simply as Stuttgart Army Airfield Auxiliary #2. The runways in use today were built during that period. It was used to help train medium bomber and transport pilots, who used it for emergencies on it or practiced touch-and-go landings. It was not manned, and at the end of World War II it was simply abandoned and the land turned over to local authorities, like many other small auxiliary airfields.[2]

The City of Hazen developed the current airport from the former military airfield.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 6M0 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ Military Airfields in WW2
  3. ^ Hazen Municipal Airport

External links[edit]

  • Hazen Municipal (6M0) at Arkansas Department of Aeronautics
  • Aerial image as of March 1990 from USGS The National Map
  • "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 23, 2006. Retrieved July 23, 2013.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  • Resources for this airport: