West Memphis Municipal Airport

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West Memphis Municipal Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of West Memphis
ServesWest Memphis, Arkansas
Elevation AMSL212 ft / 65 m
Coordinates35°08′06″N 090°14′04″W / 35.13500°N 90.23444°W / 35.13500; -90.23444Coordinates: 35°08′06″N 090°14′04″W / 35.13500°N 90.23444°W / 35.13500; -90.23444
AWM is located in Arkansas
Location of airport in Arkansas / United States
AWM is located in the United States
AWM (the United States)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 6,003 1,830 Concrete
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations75,000
Based aircraft124

West Memphis Municipal Airport (IATA: AWM, ICAO: KAWM, FAA LID: AWM) is a city-owned public-use airport located three miles (5 km) west of the central business district of West Memphis, in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States.[1] The airport is 10 nmi (19 km) southwest of General DeWitt Spain Airport in Memphis, Tennessee.

According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2007–2011, West Memphis Municipal Airport is categorized as a reliever airport.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

West Memphis Municipal Airport covers an area of 457 acres (185 ha) which contains one concrete paved runway (17/35) measuring 6,003 x 100 ft (1,830 x 30 m). For the 12-month period ending August 31, 2006, the airport had 75,000 aircraft operations, an average of 205 per day: 99.7% general aviation and 0.3% military. There are 124 aircraft based at this airport: 82% single-engine, 17% multi-engine and 1% helicopter.[1]


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