Fort Worth Alliance Airport

Fort Worth Alliance Airport (IATA: AFW, ICAO: KAFW, FAA LID: AFW) is a public airport 14 miles (23 km) north of the central business district of Fort Worth, Texas, United States.[1] The airport is owned by the City of Fort Worth and managed by Alliance Air Services, a subsidiary of Hillwood Development, and is the second-largest airport facility in North Texas, behind only Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).[2]

Fort Worth Alliance Airport
FAA airport diagram
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Fort Worth
ServesFort Worth, Texas, U.S.
Hub forFedEx
Elevation AMSL723 ft / 220.4 m
Coordinates32°59′16″N 097°19′08″W
Location of airport in Texas / United States
AFW (the United States)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16L/34R 11,000 3,353 Concrete
16R/34L 11,010 3,356 Concrete
Statistics (2017)
Aircraft operations112,326
Based aircraft26

The airport is mainly focused on cargo operations, and serves as a southern regional hub for FedEx Express. It does not currently provide any major commercial passenger airline service, though it does provide general aviation services. It formerly served as a maintenance hub for DFW-based American Airlines, until the bankruptcy filing and subsequent restructuring of its parent AMR Corporation.

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