Henderson Executive Airport

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Henderson Executive Airport
Cessna Citationjet CJ3+ ‘N225TJ’ (29143336902).jpg
Airport type Public
Owner Clark County, Nevada
Operator Clark County Department of Aviation
Serves Las Vegas, Nevada
Elevation AMSL 2,492 ft / 760 m
Coordinates 35°58′22″N 115°08′04″W / 35.97278°N 115.13444°W / 35.97278; -115.13444
Website www.hnd.aero
FAA airport diagram
FAA airport diagram
HND is located in Nevada
Location of airport in Nevada / United States
HND is located in the US
HND (the US)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17R/35L 6,501 1,982 Asphalt
17L/35R 5,001 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (Sept 2014 - Sept 2015)
Aircraft operations 71,323
Based aircraft 252

Henderson Executive Airport (IATA: HSH, ICAO: KHND, FAA LID: HND) is a public airport located 11 nautical miles (20 km; 13 mi) south of the central business district of Las Vegas, in Clark County, Nevada, United States. The airport is owned by Clark County[1] and operated by the Clark County Department of Aviation. According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009-2013, it is categorized as a reliever airport.[2] It was originally known as Sky Harbor Airport, but was renamed in 1996 when it was purchased by Clark County to be used as a reliever airport for McCarran International Airport.

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Henderson Executive Airport is assigned HND by the FAA[1] and HSH by the IATA[3] (which assigned HND to Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan[4]). The airport's ICAO identifier is KHND.[3][5]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Henderson Executive Airport covers an area of 760 acres (310 ha) at an elevation of 2,492 feet (760 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 17R/35L measuring 6,501 by 100 feet (1,982 m × 30 m) and 17L/35R measuring 5,001 by 75 feet (1,524 m × 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending September 30, 2015, the airport had 71,323 aircraft operations, an average of 195 per day: 86% general aviation, 14% air taxi and <1% military aviation. At that time there were 252 aircraft based at this airport: 81% single-engine, 12% multi-engine, 7% jet and 3% helicopter.[1]

The terminal building houses car rental, flight school and line service facilities, as well as the Landings Restaurant.


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