- Southeast Texas Regional Airport
name = Southeast Texas Regional Airport
IATA = BPT
ICAO = KBPT
FAA = BPT
type = Public
owner = Jefferson County
city-served = Beaumont / Port Arthur,
elevation-f = 15
elevation-m = 5
coordinates = coord|29|57|03|N|094|01|14|W|type:airport|display=inline
website = [http://co.jefferson.tx.us/setra/frames.htm co.jefferson.tx.us/setra/]
r1-number = 12/30
r1-length-f = 6,750
r1-length-m = 2,057
r2-number = 16/34
r2-length-f = 5,070
r2-length-m = 1,545
stat-year = 2006
stat1-header = Aircraft operations
stat1-data = 59,010
stat2-header = Based aircraft
stat2-data = 87
footnotes = Source:
Federal Aviation AdministrationFAA-airport|ID=BPT|use=PU|own=PU|site=23416.*A, effective 2007-07-05]
Southeast Texas Regional Airport Airport codes|BPT|KBPT|BPT, abbreviated as SETRA, is a public
airportlocated near Port Arthur, Texas, United States, nine miles (14 km) southeast of the central business districtof Beaumont and northeast of Port Arthur. It was formerly known as the Jefferson County Airport, but its name was changed in an attempt to promote its use. The airport, southwest of the city of Nederland in unincorporated Jefferson County, is mostly used for general aviation, but is also served by one commercial airline.
Facilities and aircraft
Southeast Texas Regional Airport covers an area of convert|1799|acre|ha|0|lk=on which contains two paved
runways: 12/30 measuring 6,750 x 150 ft (2,057 x 46 m) and 16/34 measuring 5,070 x 150 ft (1,545 x 46 m).
For the 12-month period ending January 31, 2007, the airport had 59,010 aircraft operations, an average of 161 per day: 82%
general aviation, 11% air taxi, 7% military and <1% scheduled commercial. There are 87 aircraft based at this airport: 67% single engine, 15% multi-engine, 10% jet aircraft and 8% helicopters.
Airlines and destinations
Continental Connectionoperated by Colgan Air(Houston-Intercontinental)
Continental Expressoperated by ExpressJet Airlines(Houston-Intercontinental)
September 24, 2005, Hurricane Rita hit the Beaumont-Port Arthur area. The Southeast Texas Regional Airport terminal had to be shut down, so they had to use the old one temporarily. As of June 2008, renovations are being made to the terminal damaged by Hurricane Rita.
* [http://www.co.jefferson.tx.us/setra/frames.htm Southeast Texas Regional Airport] (official web site)
* [http://www.geocities.com/flyersaviation Flyers Aviation Service Technologies]
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