Airport – Grand Prairie Municipal Airport KPGM
SKYMATES FLIGHT ACADEMY is located in Grand Prairie, Texas. The Airport is only seven miles from Arlington’s major entertainment venues – AT&T Stadium, which hosts Cowboys football, and Globe Life Park, home to Texas Rangers Baseball. Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor water park are also just a short drive. Located immediately north of Interstate 20, the Airport offers corporate travelers convenient access to both Fort Worth and Dallas.
A major regional retail shopping corridor begins directly south of the Airport along Interstate 20 and includes the Parks Mall and Arlington Highlands, providing shoppers over 300 stores and restaurants. Paragon Outlet Mall offers additional shopping within two miles.
The Grand Prairie Municipal Airport has a 4,000-ft-long, 75-foot-wide lighted, concrete runway; repair service and cargo handling; a helipad; support facilities for training; and private aviation and business flying activities.
The airport has a control tower and instrument approaches, and it is open 24/7. It is located three miles southwest of downtown, near one of the busiest airspaces in the world, where many airports have access to several approaches.
The airport is a designated Reliever Airport and is in the FAA National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems and the Texas Aeronautical Facilities Plan.
The airport handles planes ranging from small piston planes to large business turboprop aircraft and helicopters. There are 227 individual T-hangars at the airport.