Kerrville Municipal Airport

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Kerrville Municipal Airport
Louis Schreiner Field
Kerrville Municipal Airport - Texas.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Kerrville
Serves Kerrville, Texas
Elevation AMSL 1,617 ft / 493 m
Coordinates 29°58′36″N 099°05′08″W / 29.97667°N 99.08556°W / 29.97667; -99.08556Coordinates: 29°58′36″N 099°05′08″W / 29.97667°N 99.08556°W / 29.97667; -99.08556
Website www.KerrvilleAirport.com
Map
ERV is located in Texas
ERV
ERV
Location in Texas
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3/21 3,592 1,095 Asphalt
12/30 6,000 1,829 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 59,800
Based aircraft 149

Kerrville Municipal Airport (IATA: ERVICAO: KERVFAA LID: ERV) (Louis Schreiner Field) is six miles southeast of Kerrville, in Kerr County, Texas.[1] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

History[edit]

The airport opened in February 1943 as Louis Schreiner Field and was used by the United States Army Air Forces as a training base. At the end of the war the airfield was determined to be excess by the military and turned over to the local government for civil use. [3] [4] [5] [6]

Trans-Texas DC-3s stopped there until 1959-60.

Facilities[edit]

Kerrville Municipal Airport covers 528 acres (214 ha) at an elevation of 1,617 feet (493 m). It has two asphalt runways: 12/30 is 6,000 by 100 feet (1,829 x 30 m) and 3/21 is 3,592 by 60 feet (1,095 x 18 m).[1]

In the year ending August 5, 2011 the airport had 59,800 general aviation operations, average 163 per day. 149 aircraft were then based at the airport: 86% single-engine, 5% multi-engine, 3% jet, 5% helicopter, and 1% glider.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for ERV (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. ^  This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.
  4. ^ Shaw, Frederick J. (2004), Locating Air Force Base Sites History’s Legacy, Air Force History and Museums Program, United States Air Force, Washington DC, 2004.
  5. ^ Manning, Thomas A. (2005), History of Air Education and Training Command, 1942–2002. Office of History and Research, Headquarters, AETC, Randolph AFB, Texas ASIN: B000NYX3PC
  6. ^ Thole, Lou (1999), Forgotten Fields of America : World War II Bases and Training, Then and Now - Vol. 2. Publisher: Pictorial Histories Pub, ISBN 1-57510-051-7

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