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About Fort Worth Alliance Airport

IATA/ICAO Code:AFW/
City:Fort Worth
Country:United States
Website:http://www.allianceairport.com/
Arrivals:Fort Worth Alliance Airport (AFW) Arrivals
Departures:Fort Worth Alliance Airport (AFW) Departures
Weather Temperature: 27.97°C
Conditions: Clouds
Humidity: 75%
Wind: 2.06 k/h
Pressure: 1016 hpa
Latitude/Longitude32.98759842, -97.31880188
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Fort Worth Alliance Airport (IATA: AFW, ICAO: KAFW, FAA LID: AFW) is a city-owned public-use airport located 14 miles (23 km) north of the central business district of Fort Worth, city in Tarrant County, Texas, United States.

Billed as the world’s first purely industrial airport, it was developed in a joint venture between the City of Fort Worth, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Hillwood Development Company, a real estate development company owned by Ross Perot, Jr.

The official groundbreaking ceremonies were held in July 1988, and the airport officially opened on December 14, 1989. 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 Airport (DFW).

Besides general aviation services, the airport serves as the southwest regional hub for Fedex Express. It formerly served as a maintenance hub for DFW-based American Airlines, until the bankruptcy filing and subsequent restructuring of its parent AMR Corporation.

Alliance filled in for Los Angeles Airport during the filming of the short-lived 2004 TV drama LAX.

By the 1990s, the annual passenger air traffic at DFW Airport had exceeded the airport’s capacity, and a solution was proposed to repeal the Wright Amendment and open Alliance Airport to passenger service, effectively providing DFW with two reliever airports (the other being Dallas Love Field). But DFW opposed the solution and no passenger service was introduced at Alliance Airport.

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