Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport
|Owner||Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport Authority|
|Serves||Bentonville, Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers|
|Elevation AMSL||1,287 ft / 392 m|
Source: Federal Aviation Administration
Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport( IATA : XNA, ICAO : KXNA, FAA LID : XNA) is in Northwest Arkansas in Highfill, Arkansas, 15 nautical mile s (28 km ; 17 mi ) northwest of Fayetteville and 10 nautical miles (19 km; 12 mi) northwest of Springdale. It is often referred to by its IATA code, which is incorporated in the airport's logo as "Fly XNA".
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It is one of the smallest airports in the U.S. to see year-round, daily nonstop jets (with first class seats) to major cities such as New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Miami, Minneapolis, Washington D.C., Atlanta, and San Francisco, largely due to the presence of the world's largest company by revenue, Walmart, in nearby Bentonville.
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Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 547,871 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,530,087 in 2009 and 549,195 in 2010. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021 categorized it as a primary commercial service airport (more than 10,000 enplanements per year).
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XNA opened in November 1998 and airlines moved to it from Fayetteville's Drake Field, which was too small for the growing region.
Drake Field is a public airport three miles south of Fayetteville, in Washington County, Arkansas. It is also known as Fayetteville Executive Airport and was formerly Fayetteville Municipal Airport.
In 2007 airport officials announced the construction of a new concourse costing between $20–$25 million. The new concourse is east of the upper concourse, allowing the airport to board eight more planes. The airport previously had 12 airplane parking positions. It took over three years to complete.
The airport completed a ticket counter expansion in 2010. The airport has completed a $21 million expansion to the upper-level concourse that includes the state's first moving walkway. With the walkway it is anticipated to take about three minutes to get from security to the last gate. The addition adds 51,000 square feet (4,700 m2) and 12 upper level gates to the east side of the airport.
The original runway built in 1998 required complete reconstruction in 2011 following the discovery of alkali-silica reaction (ASR) in the Portland cement concrete runway. Since the runway was the only one at the airport, a temporary runway was necessary to maintain service during reconstruction. Stimulus funds of $9 million ($10.5 million in today's dollars) from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) allowed XNA to accelerate the alternative runway construction project. Upon completion of the alternate runway in 2012, all aircraft operations were shifted to the new surface and demolition and replacement of the primary runway began.
The airport covers 2,184 acres (884 ha) at an elevation of 1,287 feet (392 m). It has two runways, 16/34 and 17/35, each 8,800 by 150 feet (2,682 x 46 m) long.
In the year ending September 30, 2015 the airport had 37,767 aircraft operations, average 104 per day: 37% air taxi, 33% airline, 13% general aviation and 17% military. In January 2017, 8 aircraft were based at the airport: 1 single-engine, 3 multi-engine and 4 jet.
|Allegiant Air|| Destin/Fort Walton Beach, Las Vegas, Orlando/Sanford |
Seasonal: Los Angeles, Nashville (begins June 6, 2019)
|American Airlines||Dallas/Fort Worth|
|American Eagle||Charlotte, Chicago–O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami (begins December 18, 2019), New York–LaGuardia, Philadelphia (begins September 4, 2019), Washington–National|
|Delta Air Lines||Atlanta|
|Delta Connection||Atlanta, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York–LaGuardia|
|Frontier Airlines||Denver (begins June 27, 2019)|
|United Express||Chicago–O'Hare, Denver, Houston–Intercontinental, Newark, San Francisco|
|Year||Total Passengers (enplane and deplane)||Total Cargo (tons)||Total operations|
|1||Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas||172,580||American|
|3||Chicago–O'Hare, Illinois||112,010||American, United|
|4||Charlotte, North Carolina||61,760||American|
|6||New York–LaGuardia, New York||39,470||American, Delta|
|8||Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota||26,700||Delta|
|9||Los Angeles, California||21,400||Allegiant, American|
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