|Airport type Public|
Elevation AMSL 100 ft / 30 m
|Owner City of Wharton|
Phone +1 979-532-3210
|Address 714 Robert Vonderau Rd, Wharton, TX 77488, USA|
Similar Bay City Municipal Airport, Wharton Regional Airport, Lackey Aviation Airport, Wharton Chamber of Comm, El Campo Airpark
Rv6 on approach to wharton regional airport
Wharton Regional Airport (IATA: WHT, ICAO: KARM, FAA LID: ARM) is a public airport located five miles (8 km) southwest of the central business district of Wharton, a city in Wharton County, Texas, United States. It is owned by the City of Wharton.
- Rv6 on approach to wharton regional airport
- Rad 122816 upwind back to wharton regional airport cowboy up hang gliding
- Facilities and aircraft
Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned ARM by the FAA but has been assigned WHT from the IATA. Note that ARM was assigned to Armidale Airport in Armidale, New South Wales, Australia. The airport's former FAA identifier was 5R5.
Rad 122816 upwind back to wharton regional airport cowboy up hang gliding
Facilities and aircraft
Wharton Regional Airport covers an area of 124 acres (50 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway (14/32) measuring 5,004 x 75 ft (1,525 x 23 m). For the 12-month period ending July 28, 2005, the airport had 11,800 aircraft operations, an average of 32 per day: 99% general aviation and 1% military.
It is also used by the South Texas Balloon Launch Team (an amateur radio balloon group based out of Houston) for free float balloon launches. The team is about to launch BLT-27 on Saturday, August 20 at 10am. Full info on all the BLTs can be found at http://www.w5acm.net and scroll down for the links to the BLT flights!