- Addison Airport
name = Addison Airport
IATA = ADS
ICAO = KADS
FAA = ADS
type = Public
owner = City of Addison
elevation-f = 196.3
coordinates = coord|32|58|07|N|096|50|11|W|region:US_type:airport_scale:10000
website = [http://www.addisonairport.net/ www.addisonairport.net]
r1-number = 15/33
r1-length-f = 7,202
r1-length-m = 2,195
stat-year = 2006
stat1-header = Aircraft operations
stat1-data = 133,557
stat2-header = Based aircraft
stat2-data = 774
footnotes = Source:
Federal Aviation AdministrationFAA-airport|ID=ADS|use=PU|own=PU|site=23710.3*A, effective 2007-12-20]
Addison Airport airport codes|ADS|KADS|ADS is a public
airportlocated in the Town of Addison, an incorporated city in Dallas County, Texas, United States. It is nine miles (14 km) north of the central business districtof the city of Dallas.
The airport was established in 1954 and was purchased by the Town of Addison in 1976. [ [http://www.addisonairport.net/management/about_us.aspx Addison Airport: History] ] It is the busiest
general aviationairport in Texas and among the five busiest in the United States. In addition, it is the busiest single-runway airport in the country. The airport is also home to the Cavanaugh Flight Museum.
Addison Airport Toll Tunnelallows east-west traffic to cross the airport property under the runway and was completed in 1999.
Facilities and aircraft
Addison Airport covers an area of 368
acres (149 ha) and contains one runwaydesignated 15/33 with a 7,202 x 100 ft. (2,195 x 30 m) asphaltpavement. For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2006, the airport had 133,557 aircraft operations, an average of 365 per day: 88% general aviation, 12% air taxi, <1% scheduled commercial and <1% military. At that time there were 774 aircraft based at this airport: 49% single-engine, 24% multi-engine, 24% jet and 3% helicopter.
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* [http://www.addisonairport.net/ Addison Airport] , official site
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