Oakland Southwest Airport

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Oakland Southwest Airport
Oakland southwes airport entrance.JPG
Airport entrance
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: Y47
Airport type Public
Owner Oakland County
Serves New Hudson, Michigan
Elevation AMSL 926 ft / 282 m
Coordinates 42°30′11″N 083°37′25″W / 42.50306°N 83.62361°W / 42.50306; -83.62361
Website www.OakGov.com/...
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08-26 3,128 953 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations 9,780
Based aircraft 60

Oakland Southwest Airport (FAA LID: Y47) is a county-owned public-use airport in Oakland County, Michigan, United States. It is located one nautical mile (1.85 km) southwest of the central business district of New Hudson.[1] The airport is uncontrolled, and is used for general aviation purposes.

This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, which categorized it as a reliever airport[2] for Detroit Wayne County Metropolitan Airport.[1]


The airport opened in 1946 and was formerly known as New Hudson Airport. It was acquired by Oakland County in August 2003.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Planes in hangar area

Oakland Southwest Airport covers an area of 67 acres (27 ha) at an elevation of 926 feet (282 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 08-26 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,128 by 40 feet (953 x 12 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2008, the airport had 9,780 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 26 per day. At that time there were 60 aircraft based at this airport: 93% single-engine, 5% multi-engine and 2% glider.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for Y47 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 3 (PDF, 1.28 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  3. ^ "Oakland/Southwest Airport". Oakland County, Michigan. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 

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