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 type Public
Owner Fauquier County
Serves Warrenton, Virginia
Elevation AMSL 336 ft / 102 m
Coordinates 38°35′11″N 077°42′38″W / 38.58639°N 77.71056°W / 38.58639; -77.71056
HWY is located in Virginia
HWY is located in the US
Location of airport in Virginia / United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 5,000 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 42,184
Based aircraft 119

Warrenton–Fauquier Airport (ICAO: KHWYFAA LID: HWY, formerly W66) is a county-owned, public-use airport located 12 nautical miles (22 km) 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]

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 x 100 ft (1,524 x 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]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for HWY (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-04-10
  2. ^ Great Circle Mapper: KHWY - Warrenton, Virginia

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