Warrenton–Fauquier Airport

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Warrenton–Fauquier Airport
2016-07-31 14 59 27 View of Warrenton–Fauquier Airport in southern Fauqier County, Virginia from an airplane traveling from Washington Dulles International Airport to Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport.jpg
Airport typePublic
OwnerFauquier County
ServesWarrenton, Virginia
Elevation AMSL336 ft / 102 m
Coordinates38°35′11″N 077°42′38″W / 38.58639°N 77.71056°W / 38.58639; -77.71056
HWY is located in Northern Virginia
Location of airport in Virginia / United States
HWY is located in Virginia
HWY (Virginia)
HWY is located in the United States
HWY (the United States)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 5,000 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations42,184
Based aircraft119

Warrenton–Fauquier Airport (ICAO: KHWY, FAA LID: HWY, formerly W66) is a county-owned, public-use airport located 12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi) southeast of the central business district of Warrenton, a town in Fauquier County, Virginia, United States.[1]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned HWY by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[2]

An alternate view of the Warrenton Airport, August 2015

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Warrenton–Fauquier Airport covers an area of 407 acres (165 ha) at an elevation of 336 feet (102 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 15/33 with a 5,000 by 100 feet (1,524 m × 30 m) asphalt surface.[1]

For the 12-month period ending June 29, 2007, the airport had 42,184 aircraft operations, an average of 115 per day: 98% general aviation, 1% air taxi and <1% military. At that time there were 119 aircraft based at this airport: 84% single-engine (100), 13% multi-engine, 3% ultralight and 1% helicopter.[1]

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