Watonga Regional Airport

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Watonga Regional Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Watonga
Serves Watonga, Oklahoma
Elevation  AMSL 1,551 ft / 473 m
Coordinates 35°51′52″N098°25′15″W / 35.86444°N 98.42083°W / 35.86444; -98.42083 Coordinates: 35°51′52″N098°25′15″W / 35.86444°N 98.42083°W / 35.86444; -98.42083
Map
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JWG
Location of airport in Oklahoma
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 4,001 1,220 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 2,900
Based aircraft 18

Watonga Regional Airport( ICAO : KJWG, FAA LID : JWG) is a city owned, public use airport located one  nautical mile (2  km) northwest of the central business district of Watonga, a city in Blaine County, Oklahoma, United States. [1] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility. [2]

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Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned JWG by the FAA, [1] but has no designation from the IATA. [3] [4]

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Facilities and aircraft

Watonga Regional Airport covers an area of 120 acres (49 ha) at an elevation of 1,551 feet (473 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 17/35 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,001 by 60 feet (1,220 x 18 m). [1]

Acre unit of area

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Hectare metric unit of area

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For the 12-month period ending February 25, 2011, the airport had 2,900 aircraft operations, an average of 241 per month: 73% general aviation and 27% military. At that time there were 18 aircraft based at this airport, all single-engine. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 FAA Airport Master Record for JWG ( Form 5010 PDF ). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems . Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.External link in |work= (help)
  3. "Watonga Regional Airport (FAA: JWG, ICAO: KJWG, IATA: none)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved December 16, 2012.
  4. "IATA Airport Code Search". International Air Transport Association . Retrieved December 16, 2012.
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