Natchez–Adams County Airport (IATA: HEZ, ICAO: KHEZ, FAA LID: HEZ), also known as Hardy–Anders Field, is a county-owned public-use airport located six nautical miles (11 km) northeast of the central business district of Natchez, a city in Adams County, Mississippi, United States.
== Facilities and aircraft ==
The airport covers an area of 900 acres (360 ha) at an elevation of 272 feet (83 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 13/31 is 6,500 by 150 feet (1,981 x 46 m) and 18/36 is 5,000 by 150 feet (1,524 x 46 m).For the 12-month period ending January 31, 2009, the airport had 17,700 aircraft operations, an average of 48 per day: 93% general aviation, 5% air taxi, 2% military.
(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)
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