Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport

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Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport
Airport type Public
Owner City of Hopkinsville
Serves Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Elevation AMSL 564 ft / 172 m
Coordinates 36°51′25″N 087°27′18″W / 36.85694°N 87.45500°W / 36.85694; -87.45500
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 5,505 1,678 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations 25,800
Based aircraft 47

Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport (ICAO: KHVCFAA LID: HVC) is a city-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) east of the central business district of Hopkinsville, a city in Christian County, Kentucky, United States.[1]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned HVC by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport covers an area of 180 acres (73 ha) at an elevation of 564 feet (172 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 8/26 which measures 5,505 by 100 feet (1,678 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending November 21, 2008, the airport had 25,800 aircraft operations, an average of 70 per day: 87% general aviation, 7% air taxi and 6% military. At that time there were 47 aircraft based at this airport: 98% single-engine and 2% multi-engine.[1]


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