Flight Patterns in Austin

September 3, 2010 at 2:30 pm Leave a comment

If you are moving to Austin and purchasing real estate, you may want to know about our typical flight paths. 

The old airport (Mueller) was located right in the middle of town at IH35 and 51st Street so there were a number of neighborhoods negatively impacted by approaching flights.   There is a popular coffee house called Flight Path near (surprise!) 51st & IH35 that serves a robust latte.

The new Austin-Bergstrom Intl Airport – AIBA – (well, not so new anymore) is in the southeastern quadrant of Austin near 183 & Hwy 71.

The dominant flight pattern is approaching the airport from the north.  I live 25 minutes away from the airport in northwest Austin (Northwest Hills) and they fly direct over my house (but not low) from west to east, then when they cross IH35 they turn south and head toward the airport in southeast Austin.  The neighborhood most directly impacted by the flight path is directly north of the airport along the 183 corridor.  Flight paths can vary depending on weather patterns and wind conditions but the approach from the north is typical.

My father was a career USAF pilot so I actually like seeing the planes over my northwest Austin home. If the USAF is flying via San Antonio, they’ll zip their fighter jets high over Austin from south to north.  I used to watch for this any time W was up at the ranch in Crawford.

 

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