Stuttgart Municipal Airport

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Stuttgart Municipal Airport
Stuttgart Municipal Airport AR 2006 USGS.jpg
2006 USGS image
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Stuttgart
ServesStuttgart, Arkansas
LocationRoc Roe Township, Prairie County
Elevation AMSL224 ft / 68 m
Coordinates34°35′58″N 091°34′30″W / 34.59944°N 91.57500°W / 34.59944; -91.57500Coordinates: 34°35′58″N 091°34′30″W / 34.59944°N 91.57500°W / 34.59944; -91.57500
KSGT is located in Arkansas
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 5,002 1,525 Concrete
18/36 6,015 1,833 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Aircraft operations40,200
Based aircraft43
for the airport's World War II history, see Stuttgart Army Airfield

Stuttgart Municipal Airport (IATA: SGT, ICAO: KSGT, FAA LID: SGT) is in Prairie County, Arkansas.[1] It is eight miles north of Stuttgart, which owns the airport[1] and is the county seat of Arkansas County's northern district. The FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013 categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]


Stuttgart Municipal Airport dates to 1942 when it was built by the United States Army Air Forces. It was used as an advanced twin-engine flying school and glider training.[3] With the end of World War II, Stuttgart Army Airfield was declared excess and closed on 5 August 1946.[3] It was conveyed though the War Assets Administration (WAA) to the City of Stuttgart to establish a municipal airport.[3]

Trans-Texas DC-3s stopped at Stuttgart from 1953 to 1958-59.


Stuttgart Municipal Airport covers 2,560 acres (1,040 ha) at an elevation of 224 feet (68 m). It has two runways: 9/27 is 5,002 by 150 feet (1,525 x 46 m) concrete; 18/36 is 6,015 by 100 feet (1,833 x 30 m) asphalt.[1]

In the year ending May 31, 2017 the airport had 40,200 aircraft operations, average 110 per day: 87% general aviation, 7.5% military, and 5.5% air taxi. 42 aircraft were then based at the airport: 65% single-engine, 9% multi-engine, 23% jet and 3% helicopter.[1]


A 3-mile (4.8 km) SCCA road course used the runways, with the first race in 1959. The last sports car race was in 1978. A drag strip, Stuttgart Dragway, existed from 1970 to 1972.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for SGT (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective July 19, 2018.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 1 (PDF, 1.33 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  3. ^ a b c Stuttgart Army Air Field, Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture
  4. ^ NA Motorsports: Stuttgart AFB

External links[edit]