Phoenix Deer Valley Airport
|Phoenix Deer Valley Airport|
Phoenix Deer Valley Airport Terminal
|Owner||City of Phoenix|
|Elevation AMSL||1,478 ft / 450 m|
Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (IATA: DVT, ICAO: KDVT, FAA LID: DVT) is a public airport 17 miles (15 nmi; 27 km) north of Phoenix, in Maricopa County, Arizona. It is owned by the City of Phoenix. The FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013 categorized it as a reliever airport for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
Facilities and aircraft
In 2008 the airport had 376,504 aircraft operations, average 1,031 per day: 65% general aviation, 35% military and <1% airline. 987 aircraft were then based at the airport: 85% single-engine, 10% multi-engine, 2% jet, 2% helicopter, <1% glider, and <1% military.
Incidents and accidents
- On August 20, 2018, an accident occurred when an Acroduster airplane crashed at Seventh Street near the airport as it was trying to land on it, killing 54 year old pilot Theodore Rich and his 49 year old passenger, Elaine Carpenter.
Phoenix Deer Valley Airport has hosted various air shows of vintage World War II aircraft's. Among the events which have taken place there is "Wings of Freedom".
- FAA Airport Master Record for DVT ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
- 2009 Busiest Airports by Aircraft Movements Archived 2009-01-01 at the Wayback Machine.
- Airport IQ 5010, Phoenix Deer Valley Airport
- National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 1 (PDF, 1.33 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
- Plane Crash at Deer Valley - Aug 4, 2010
- Phoenix Deer Valley Airport, official site
- Phoenix Deer Valley Airport at Arizona DOT website
- Deer Valley Pilots Association
- Phoenix Flyers Flying Club
- Westwind School of Aeronautics
- TransPac Aviation Academy
- Westwind Air Service (charters)
- (PDF), effective September 13, 2018
- FAA Terminal Procedures for DVT, effective September 13, 2018
- Resources for this airport: