Hugoton Municipal Airport
|Hugoton Municipal Airport|
|Elevation AMSL||3,134 ft / 955 m|
Hugoton Municipal Airport (ICAO: KHQG, FAA LID: HQG) is a county-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) southwest of the central business district of Hugoton, a city in Stevens County, Kansas, United States.
In 1952, a Braniff Airways Douglas DC-4 with an uncontrollable engine fire made a successful emergency landing at Hugoton Municipal Airport. Minor injuries were reported among the 45 passenger and three crew members. The DC-4 was destroyed by fire after the successful landing. Captain Stanford was praised for his quick actions and judgement. http://ntl1.specialcollection.net/scripts/ws.dll?websearch&site=dot_aircraftacc
Facilities and aircraft
Hugoton Municipal Airport covers an area of 214 acres (87 ha) at an elevation of 3,134 feet (955 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 2/20 is 5,000 by 75 feet (1,524 x 23 m) with a concrete surface; 13/31 is 2,627 by 60 feet (801 x 18 m) with an asphalt surface.
For the 12-month period ending August 22, 2007, the airport had 10,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 27 per day. At that time there were 18 aircraft based at this airport: 83% single-engine, 11% multi-engine, and 6% ultralight.
- FAA Airport Master Record for HQG ( PDF), effective 2009-07-02.
- Great Circle Mapper: KHQG - Hugoton Municipal Airport - Hugoton, Kansas
- Aerial photo as of 26 March 2002 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for HQG, effective March 2, 2017
- Resources for this airport:
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