Henderson–Oxford Airport

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Henderson–Oxford Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerOxford-Henderson Airport Authority
ServesOxford, North Carolina
Elevation AMSL526 ft / 160 m
Coordinates36°21′42″N 078°31′45″W / 36.36167°N 78.52917°W / 36.36167; -78.52917Coordinates: 36°21′42″N 078°31′45″W / 36.36167°N 78.52917°W / 36.36167; -78.52917
HNZ is located in North Carolina
Location of airport in North Carolina
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 5,002 1,525 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations25,320
Based aircraft41

Henderson–Oxford Airport (ICAO: KHNZ, FAA LID: HNZ) is a public use airport located four nautical miles (5 mi, 7 km) northeast of the central business district of Oxford, a city in Granville County, North Carolina, United States.[1] It is owned by the Oxford-Henderson Airport Authority.[1] This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned HNZ by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA. [3] The airport's ICAO identifier is KHNZ.[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Henderson–Oxford Airport covers an area of 220 acres (89 ha) at an elevation of 526 feet (160 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 6/24 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,002 by 97 feet (1,525 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending August 26, 2011, the airport had 25,320 aircraft operations, an average of 69 per day: 95% general aviation, 5% military, and <1% air taxi, At that time there were 41 aircraft based at this airport: 95% single-engine and 5% multi-engine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for HNZ (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on September 27, 2012. External link in |work= (help)
  3. ^ Airport information for KHNZ at Great Circle Mapper.
  4. ^ "Henderson–Oxford – HNZ (KHNZ)". National Flight Data Center. Federal Aviation Administration. Retrieved July 10, 2012. External link in |work= (help)

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