Greenwood-Leflore Airport (IATA: GWO, ICAO: KGWO, FAA LID: GWO) is a public use airport located six nautical miles (11 km) east of the central business district of Greenwood, the county seat of Leflore County, Mississippi, United States. The airport is owned by the City of Greenwood and Leflore County, but is actually located in adjacent Carroll County.
This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility. There is no scheduled commercial airline service.
GREENWOOD LEFLORE AIRPORT HISTORY
World War II
Greenwood Airport was built by the United States Army Air Forces as a basic flight training airfield. Greenwood Army Airfield was the home of the 7th Basic Flying Training Group (BFT), and assigned to the Eastern Flying Training Command.
GREENWOOD LEFLORE AIRPORT LOCATION
GREENWOOD LEFLORE AIRPORT FACTS
Elevation: 162 ft.
Runway length available: 05/23 5005×150 ft. :: 09/27 2689×60 ft. :: 18/36 6503×150 ft.