Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport

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Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport
Airport type Public
Owner City of Sulphur Springs
Serves Sulphur Springs, Texas
Elevation AMSL 489 ft / 149 m
Coordinates 33°09′35″N 095°37′16″W / 33.15972°N 95.62111°W / 33.15972; -95.62111Coordinates: 33°09′35″N 095°37′16″W / 33.15972°N 95.62111°W / 33.15972; -95.62111
SLR is located in Texas
Location of airport in Texas
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1/19 5,001 1,524 Concrete
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 17,910
Based aircraft 74

Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport (IATA: SLRICAO: KSLRFAA LID: SLR) is a city owned, public use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) northwest of the central business district of Sulphur Springs, a city in Hopkins County, Texas, United States.[1] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

It was named Texas Airport of the Year for 2003 by the Federal Aviation Administration.[citation needed]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport covers an area of 197 acres (80 ha) at an elevation of 489 feet (149 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 1/19 with a concrete surface measuring 5,001 by 75 feet (1,524 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending March 7, 2009, the airport had 17,910 aircraft operations, an average of 49 per day: 97% general aviation, 3% military, and <1% air taxi. At that time there were 74 aircraft based at this airport: 88% single-engine, 8% multi-engine, 1% jet, 1% helicopter, and 1% ultralight.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for SLR (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.  External link in |work= (help)

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