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Killeen–Fort Hood Regional Airport
Robert Gray Army Airfield
(former Camp Hood Air Force Base)
(former Killeen Army Airfield)
USGS 2006 orthophoto
IATA: GRK – ICAO: KGRK – FAA LID: GRK
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Owner U.S. Army ATCA-ASO
Location Fort Hood / Killeen, Texas
Elevation AMSL 1,015 ft / 309 m
Coordinates 31°04′02″N 097°49′44″W / 31.06722°N 97.82889°W / 31.06722; -97.82889Coordinates: 31°04′02″N 097°49′44″W / 31.06722°N 97.82889°W / 31.06722; -97.82889
Website www.FlyKilleen.net
Map

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Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 10,000 3,048 PEM
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations 12,208
Sources: Airport website[1] and FAA[2]

Killeen–Fort Hood Regional Airport[1] (IATA: GRK, ICAO: KGRK, FAA Location identifier: GRK) is a small military/commercial joint-use airport also known by its military designation as Robert Gray Army Airfield.[2] The airport is based inside the south end of the Fort Hood Military Reservation (known as West Fort Hood), six nautical miles (7 mi, 11 km) southwest of the central business district of Killeen, Texas,[2] in unincorporated Bell County. The commercial side replaced the old Killeen Municipal Airport (now Skylark Field), which was unable to expand.

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 232,299 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[3] 231,500 enplanements in 2009, and 243,861 in 2010.[4] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a primary commercial service airport (more than 10,000 enplanements per year).[5]

Facilities and aircraft[]

The airport has one runway designated 15/33 with a PEM (Porous European Mix) surface measuring 10,000 by 200 feet (3,048 x 61 m). For the 12-month period ending April 10, 2010, the airport had 12,208 aircraft operations, an average of 33 per day: 98.5% scheduled commercial and 1.5% general aviation.[2]

Airlines and destinations[]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service:

Airlines Destinations 
American Eagle Dallas/Fort Worth
Delta Connection operated by ExpressJet Atlanta
United Express operated by ExpressJet Houston-Intercontinental

See also[]

References[]

Other sources[]

  • Freeman, Paul (2008) Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: Texas
  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.
  • Ravenstein, Charles A. (1984). Air Force Combat Wings Lineage and Honors Histories 1947-1977. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-912799-12-9.
  • Thole, Lou (1999), Forgotten Fields of America : World War II Bases and Training, Then and Now - Vol. 2. Publisher: Pictorial Histories Pub, ISBN 1-57510-051-7

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