Lake Havasu City Airport

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Coordinates: 34°34′16″N 114°21′30″W / 34.57111°N 114.35833°W / 34.57111; -114.35833

Lake Havasu City Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerLake Havasu City
ServesLake Havasu City, Arizona
Elevation AMSL783 ft / 239 m
HII is located in Arizona
HII is located in the US
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 8,001 2,439 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations50,956
Based aircraft302

Lake Havasu City Airport (IATA: HII, ICAO: KHII, FAA LID: HII), also known as Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport, is a city-owned public-use airport located 6 miles (5.2 nmi; 9.7 km) north of the central business district of Lake Havasu City, in Mohave County, Arizona, United States.[1]

The airport is mostly used for general aviation. Until May 5, 2007, scheduled service to Phoenix and Las Vegas was provided by Mesa Airlines, operating as US Airways Express[2] (previously America West Express[3][4]).

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 8,174 commercial passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2005 and 6,082 enplanements in 2006.[5] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2007–2011, Lake Havasu City Airport is classified as commercial service - non-primary because it has between 2,500 and 10,000 passenger boardings per year.[6]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Lake Havasu City Airport covers an area of 646 acres (261 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway

  • 14/32 measuring 8,001 x 100 ft (2,439 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2006, the airport had 50,956 aircraft operations, an average of 139 per day: 93% general aviation, 4% air taxi, 3% scheduled commercial and <1% military. There are 302 aircraft based at this airport: 80% single engine, 14% multi-engine, 1% jet aircraft, 2% helicopters and 2% ultralights.[1]


On April 23, 2018, an Air Force F-16 fighter jet crash landed while attempting an emergency landing during a routine training flight. The pilot ejected safely as the plane went off the end of the runway.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for HII (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-10-25
  2. ^ "Mesa Air grounds Lake Havasu route". The Business Journal of Phoenix. April 5, 2007.
  3. ^ "Airport Master Plan, 1999" (PDF). (1.12 MiB)
  4. ^ "Cost Recovery Analysis, December 2005" (PDF).[permanent dead link] (2.90 MiB)
  5. ^ FAA Passenger Boarding Data
  6. ^ FAA National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems: 2007-2011

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