Kerrville Municipal Airport
|Kerrville Municipal Airport
Louis Schreiner Field
|Owner||City of Kerrville|
|Elevation AMSL||1,617 ft / 493 m|
Kerrville Municipal Airport (IATA: ERV, ICAO: KERV, FAA LID: ERV) (Louis Schreiner Field) is six miles southeast of Kerrville, in Kerr County, Texas. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility.
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.    
Trans-Texas DC-3s stopped there until 1959-60.
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).
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.
- FAA Airport Master Record for ERV ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
- "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
- This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- Kerrville/Kerr County Airport at Louis Schreiner Field
- Kerrville Aviation, the fixed-base operator (FBO)
- Kerrville Muni / Louis Schreiner Field (ERV) at Texas DOT Airport Directory
- Aerial image as of February 1995 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for ERV, effective May 25, 2017
- Resources for this airport: