Henderson City-County Airport (ICAO: KEHR, FAA LID: EHR) is a public use airport located four nautical miles (7 km) west of the central business district of Henderson, a city in Henderson County, Kentucky, United States. The airport is owned by the City & County of Henderson.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned EHR by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.
== Facilities and aircraft ==
Henderson City-County Airport covers an area of 80 acres (32 ha) at an elevation of 387 feet (118 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 9/27 which measures 5,504 by 100 feet (1,678 x 30 m).For the 12-month period ending November 17, 2008, the airport had 22,600 aircraft operations, an average of 61 per day: 91% general aviation, 9% air taxi and <1% military.
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