Airport Information

7250 Stennis Airport Rd.
Kiln, MS 39556

Owned and operated by the Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission, the Airport offers multiple opportunities for investment. As an international point of entry to the Mississippi Gulf Coast and home of the Stennis Space Center, Hancock County welcomes all types of aviation and partnerships.

For more information about Stennis International Airport

Chanse Watson
Airport Director
228-467-7070
cwatson@hcphc.ms

Firefighting Operations:

Russel Shoultz
Fire Chief
Station: 228-270-0058
Direct: 228-363-3135
rshoultz@hcphc.ms

For emergencies outside of regular operating hours (0700 – 2300) please call 911.

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions:8497 x 150 ft. / 2590 x 46 m
Surface:asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity:PCN 62 /F/B/X/T
Single Wheel:-
Double Wheel:-
Double Tandem:472,000 lbs
Dual Double Tandem:955,000 lbs
Runway edge lights:high intensity

Runway 18

Latitude:30-22.769165N
Longitude:089-27.274575W
Elevation:22.9 ft.
Traffic pattern:left
Runway heading:182 magnetic, 180 true
Declared distances:TORA:8497 TODA:8497 ASDA:8497 LDA:8497
Markings:precision, in excellent condition
Visual slope indicator:4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights:MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights:no
Touchdown point:yes, no lights
Instrument approach:ILS
Obstructions:40 ft. tree, 2100 ft. from runway, 200 ft. left of centerline, 47:1 slope to clear

Runway 36

Latitude:30-21.367417N
Longitude:089-27.279073W
Elevation:12.9 ft.
Traffic pattern:left
Runway heading:002 magnetic, 000 true
Declared Distances:TORA:8497 TODA:8497 ASDA:8497 LDA:8497
Markings:nonprecision, in excellent condition
Visual Slope Indicator:4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights:yes
Touchdown point:yes, no lights
Obstructions:55 ft. trees, 2100 ft. from runway, 34:1 slope to clear

Airport Operations

Airport use:Open to the public
Activation date:05/1970
Control tower:yes
ARTCC:HOUSTON CENTER
FSS:GREENWOOD FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility:KHSA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance:0630-1930
Wind indicator:lighted
Segmented circle:yes
Lights:ACTVT MALSR RWY 18; REIL RWY 36; HIRL RWY 18/36 - CTAF.
Beacon:white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and Rescue:ARFF Index A; equivalent to Index D with PPR 228-363-3135
Airport Remarks:Attended 1300-0100‡ M-F and 1400-0000‡ on weekends; for fuel or FBO services after hours call 228-463-2389. ARFF Index A available each day 1300-0500‡ except CLOSED to acft operations requiring services up to and including ARFF Index D requires 48HR PPR call 228-363-3135. Bird activity inof apt. Numerous low flying fish spotter acft ops near shoreline between Gulfport and Bay St. Louis. For info regarding R-4403, contact KHSA ATCT on 127.15 or 228-688-7264

Airport Communications

CTAF:127.15
UNICOM:122.95
WX AWOS-3PT:118.375 (228-466-9320)
STENNIS GROUND:121.725 [0700-2100]
STENNIS TOWER:127.15 [0700-2100]
GULFPORT APPROACH:124.6 ;130-309 127.5 ;310-129
GULFPORT DEPARTURE:124.6 ;130-309 127.5 ;310-129
WX AWOS-3PT at MJD (12 nm NW):119.075 (601 798 4136)
WX ASOS at ASD (19 nm W):132.475 (985-643-7263)

Location

FAA Identifier:KHSA
Lat/Long:30-22-04.1000N 089-27-16.6000W
30-22.068333N 089-27.276667W
30.3678056,-89.4546111 (estimated)
Elevation:23.3 ft. / 7.1 m (surveyed)
Variation:02W (2020)
From city:8 miles NW of BAY ST LOUIS, MS
Time zone:UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code:39556

Typical Seasonal Climate

Temperatures

Rainfall

Daylight (in Hours)

Climate Comparison Matrix

CategoryStennis International (HSA)Gulfport-Biloxi Regional (GPT)New Orleans International (MSY)Mobile Downtown (BFM)
Runways

RW 18/36 – 8,497ft.

RW 14/32 – 9002ft.
RW 18/36 – 4905ft.

RW 10/28 – 10,080ft.
RW 1/19 – 7,000ft.
RW 6/24 – 3,576

RW 14/32 – 9618ft.
RW 18/36 – 8603ft.

Cargo Carriers

Delta, Continental, Northwest

FedEx, UPS, DHL, Airborne, Emery, BAX Global, Grupo-Taca

Airborne Express
FedEx
UPS

Cargo Activity (tons)

22.0 tons

87,861 tons

7336 tons

Operations

131/day
30% local GA
58% transient GA
13% military

288/day
5% commercial
8% air taxi
43% local GA
25% transient GA
19% military

468/day
64% commercial
19% air taxi
16% transient GA
1% military

254/day
3% commercial
4% air taxi
5% local GA
26% transient GA
62% military

Weather

Mean # of days:
w/fog – 2/yr.
w/prcp. – 106/yr.

Highest Mean Max Temp: 91º

Mean # of days:
w/fog – 4/yr.
w/prcp. – 116/yr.

Highest Mean Max Temp: 91º

Mean # of days:
w/fog – 175/yr.
w/prcp. – 158/yr.

Highest Mean Max Temp: 91º

Mean # of days:
w/fog – 150/yr.
w/prcp. – 157/yr.

Highest Mean Max Temp: 91º