Deer Valley – DVT

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Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (IATA: DVT, ICAO: KDVT, FAA LID: DVT) is a public airport located 15 miles (24 km) north of the central business district of Phoenix, a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States.[1]  According to the FAA’s National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2007-2011, it is categorized as a reliever airport.

Usage

The airport is home to more than 1,250 based aircraft and had more than 376,000 takeoffs and landings in 2009. In 2008, Deer Valley was the 2nd busiest general aviation airport and 20th busiest in the United States.[3]

There is no scheduled airline service. However charter service is still available through several companies.

Two large flight training academies, Westwind School of Aeronautics and TransPac Aviation Academy, are located at Deer Valley. These two schools account for a majority of operations at the airport.

Facilities

Phoenix Deer Valley Airport covers 914 acres (370 ha) and has two asphalt paved runways: 7R/25L measuring 8,208 x 100 ft. (2,502 x 30 m) and 7L/25R measuring 4,500 x 75 ft. (1,372 x 23 m).

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