St. Landry Parish Airport

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St. Landry Parish Airport
Ahart Field
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator St. Landry Parish[1]
Location Opelousas, Louisiana
Elevation AMSL 75 ft / 23 m
Coordinates 30°33′30″N 092°05′58″W / 30.55833°N 92.09944°W / 30.55833; -92.09944Coordinates: 30°33′30″N 092°05′58″W / 30.55833°N 92.09944°W / 30.55833; -92.09944
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 5,999 1,828 Concrete
6/24 4,051 1,235 Concrete
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 18,000
Based aircraft 34
Source: Airport web site [1] and FAA[2]

St. Landry Parish Airport[1] (IATA: OPL, ICAO: KOPL, FAA LID: OPL), also known as Ahart Field, is a public use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) northwest of the central business district of Opelousas, a city in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

St. Landry Parish Airport covers an area of 537 acres (217 ha) at an elevation of 75 feet (23 m) above mean sea level. It has two concrete paved runways: 18/36 measuring 5,999 x 100 ft (1,828 x 30 m) and 6/24 measuring 4,051 x 100 ft (1,235 x 30 m).[2]

For the 12-month period ending June 26, 2007, the airport had 18,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 49 per day. At that time there were 34 aircraft based at this airport: 74% single-engine, 24% multi-engine and 3% ultralight.[2]


  1. ^ a b c St. Landry Parish Airport, official web site
  2. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for OPL (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-04-10

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