|Dalhart Municipal Airport|
|1996 USGS Photo|
|IATA: DHT – ICAO: KDHT – FAA LID: DHT|
|Owner||City of Dalhart|
|Location||Hartley County, near Dalhart, Texas|
|Elevation AMSL||3,991 ft / 1,216 m|
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|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
- For the World War II use of the airport, see Dalhart Army Airfield
Dalhart Municipal Airport (IATA: DHT, ICAO: KDHT, FAA Location identifier: DHT) is a city-owned public-use airport located three miles (5 km) southwest of the central business district of Dalhart, Texas, a city straddling the border of Dallam and Hartley counties in the northwest corner of the Texas Panhandle.
The airport is not served by any commercial airlines at this time.
Facilities and aircraft[edit | edit source]
Dalhart Municipal Airport covers an area of 1,206 acres (488 ha) which contains two asphalt paved runways: 3/21 measuring 5,669 x 75 ft (1,728 x 23 m) and 17/35 measuring 6,400 x 75 ft (1,951 x 23 m).
For the 12-month period ending June 25, 2009, the airport had 22,750 aircraft operations, an average of 62 per day: 75% local general aviation, 25% transient general aviation, and <1% military. There are 30 aircraft based at this airport: 80% single-engine, 17% multi-engine and 3% glider.
History[edit | edit source]
The airport was constructed by the Army and opened in May 1942 as Dalhart Army Airfield. Initially assigned to Army Air Forces Glider command, while under construction the command's temporary headquarters operated from a tent city in Amarillo.
Dalhart AAF was closed in December 1945, and the property went to the city of Dalhart. Since that time, several of the remaining buildings have been used as the Dalhart municipal airport.
References[edit | edit source]
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