Wichita Falls Municipal Airport

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Wichita Falls Regional Airport

Sheppard Air Force Base
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Summary
Airport typePublic / Military
OwnerU.S. Air Force
OperatorCity of Wichita Falls
LocationWichita Falls, Texas
Elevation AMSL1,019 ft / 311 m
Coordinates33°59′20″N 098°29′31″W / 33.98889°N 98.49194°W / 33.98889; -98.49194Coordinates: 33°59′20″N 098°29′31″W / 33.98889°N 98.49194°W / 33.98889; -98.49194
WebsiteFlyWichitaFalls.net
Map
SPS is located in Texas
SPS
SPS
Location
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15R/33L 13,100 3,993 Concrete
15C/33C 10,002 3,049 Asphalt/Concrete
15L/33R 6,000 1,829 Asphalt/Concrete
17/35 7,021 2,140 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Aircraft operations228,672
Based aircraft210

Wichita Falls Regional Airport (IATA: SPS[2], ICAO: KSPS, FAA LID: SPS) is a public and military use airport six miles north of Wichita Falls in Wichita County, Texas.[1] Its runways and taxiways are shared with Sheppard Air Force Base; most operations are military, but American Eagle flies to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a primary commercial service airport.[3] Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 47,191 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[4] 43,952 in 2009 and 44,296 in 2010.[5]

Facilities[edit]

The airport covers 3,800 acres (1,500 ha) at an elevation of 1,019 feet (311 m). It has four runways:[1]

  • 15R/33L is 13,100 by 300 feet (3,993 x 91 m) concrete;
  • 15C/33C is 10,002 by 150 feet (3,049 x 46 m) asphalt/concrete;
  • 15L/33R is 6,000 by 150 feet (1,829 x 46 m) asphalt/concrete;
  • 17/35 is 7,021 by 150 feet (2,140 x 46 m) asphalt.

In the year ending September 30, 2017 the airport had 228,672 aircraft operations, average 626 per day: 87% military, 10% general aviation, and 2% airline. 210 aircraft were then based at this airport: 200 military, 3 single-engine, 5 multi-engine, and 2 jet.[1]

Airline and destination[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
American Airlines Dallas/Fort Worth

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for SPS (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (SPS: Wichita Falls / Sheppard AFB)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved July 18, 2013.
  3. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). faa.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.
  4. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). faa.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009.
  5. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). faa.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011.

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