Lake Havasu City Airport

34°34′16″N 114°21′30″W / 34.57111°N 114.35833°W / 34.57111; -114.35833

Lake Havasu City Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerLake Havasu City
ServesLake Havasu City, Arizona
Elevation AMSL783 ft / 239 m
HII is located in Arizona
HII is located in the United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 8,000 2,438 Asphalt
Statistics (2022)
Aircraft operations (year ending May 16, 2022)52,900
Based aircraft157

Lake Havasu City Airport (IATA: HII, ICAO: KHII, FAA LID: HII), also known as Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport, is a city-owned public-use airport located 6 miles (5.2 nmi; 9.7 km) north of the central business district of Lake Havasu City, in Mohave County, Arizona, United States.[1]

The airport is mostly used for general aviation. Until May 5, 2007, scheduled service to Phoenix and Las Vegas was provided by Mesa Airlines, operating as US Airways Express[2] (previously America West Express[3][4]).

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 8,174 commercial passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2005 and 6,082 enplanements in 2006.[5] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2007–2011, Lake Havasu City Airport is classified as commercial service - non-primary because it has between 2,500 and 10,000 passenger boardings per year.[6]

Facilities and aircraft edit

Lake Havasu City Airport covers an area of 646 acres (261 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway:

  • 14/32 measuring 8,000 x 100 ft (2,438 x 30 m)[1]

For the 12-month period ending May 16, 2022, the airport had 52,900 aircraft operations, an average of 145 per day: 92% general aviation, 4% air taxi and 4% military. There was 157 aircraft based at this airport: 121 single engine, 13 multi-engine, 7 jet aircraft, 7 helicopter and 9 ultralight.[1]

Incidents and accidents edit

On April 23, 2018, an Air Force F-16 fighter jet crash landed while attempting an emergency landing during a routine training flight. The pilot ejected safely as the plane went off the end of the runway.[7]

Airline and destination edit

Cargo edit

Ameriflight Phoenix

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Form 5010 for HII PDF, effective 2023-08-10
  2. ^ "Mesa Air grounds Lake Havasu route". The Business Journal of Phoenix. April 5, 2007. Archived from the original on May 25, 2011. Retrieved November 13, 2007.
  3. ^ "Airport Master Plan, 1999" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2007-11-14. Retrieved 2007-11-13. (1.12 MiB)
  4. ^ "Cost Recovery Analysis, December 2005" (PDF).[permanent dead link] (2.90 MiB)
  5. ^ "FAA Passenger Boarding Data". Archived from the original on 2017-12-06. Retrieved 2009-09-10.
  6. ^ "FAA National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems: 2007-2011". Archived (PDF) from the original on 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2009-09-10.
  7. ^ "Air Force plane crashes during landing at Lake Havasu Airport," Archived 2021-03-08 at the Wayback Machine Review Journal

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