Sugar Land Regional Airport
is a city-owned public-use airport
located in Sugar Land, Texas
), southwest of the central business district
It was formerly known as Sugar Land Municipal Airport
, or Hull Field
. The airport was purchased from a private interest in 1990 by the city of Sugar Land. As of 2009 it is the fourth-largest airport within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown
metropolitan area and handles approximately 250 aircraft operations per day.
The airport today serves the area's general aviation
(GA) aircraft serving corporate, governmental, and private clientele. A new Terminal opened in 2006 with a GA complex that includes 99 T-hangars nested in six buildings.
The airport, the fourth largest airport in Greater Houston as of 2009, receives yearly usage from over 100 Fortune 500
companies. TXP, Inc. released a report identifying the airport as "foremost general reliever airport in the southwest sector" and "a catalyst for corporate commerce in the Greater Houston market including the Westchase District
, and Greenway Plaza
." In terms of general aviation the airport serves as a reliever for William P. Hobby Airport
. As of 2010 Sugar Land Regional is the third busiest airport in Greater Houston by amount of aircraft operations.
The City of Houston maintains Cullinan......