Fort Worth Alliance Airport
Fort Worth Alliance Airport is a city-owned public-use airport located 14 miles north of the central business district of Fort Worth, city in Tarrant County, Texas.
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 Hillwood Development Company, a real estate development company owned by H. 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.
Alliance is a cargo hub for FedEx Express and is a maintenance base of American Airlines.
Fort Worth Alliance Airport covers an area of 1,198 acres which contains two concrete paved runways: 16L/34R measuring 9,600 x 150 ft (2,926 x 46 m) and 16R/34L measuring 8,220 x 150 ft (2,505 x 46 m).