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Airport Info / History of Valley International Airport

VIA History

1941- WWII Harlingen's Military Air Base (air gunnery school) used for pilot training
1964- Military declares Airport surplus property
1967- City of Harlingen's Airport moved in

VIA History

Airlines serving Valley International Airport:




Passengers 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total arrivals and departures 870,541 858,488 859,466 878,341 826,535
           
Runway information: 1 17R-35L 8300' L 150' W    
  2 35R-17L  5950' L 150' W    
  3 13-31 7256' L 150' W    

 

Airport Remodeled
Groundbreaking Date August 1989
Date of Completion: March 1991
Construction Cost: $22 Million
Architects: Bovay/McGinty, Inc.
Engineers: Martin Engineering
Green & Associates
Hammitt & Dearmin
Willms Engineering
Pete Garza, Jr.
Project Manager: Day & Zimmerman, Inc.

 

 

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