Alpine-Casparis Municipal Airport (E38)
Alpine-Casparis Municipal Airport, owned and operated by the City of Alpine, is a public-use general aviation airport located in Brewster County, Texas. The airport, which is situated approximately two miles northwest of Alpine, operates two asphalt runways: Runway 01/19, which measures 6,003 feet in length and 75 feet in width; and Runway 05/23, measuring 5,018 feet in length and 60 feet in width.
Alpine-Casparis Municipal Airport plays an important role in supporting the local economy, contributing $908,000 in direct economic output. Additionally, the 2,100 general aviation visitors that arrive at the airport each year support eight visitor-related jobs and $164,000 in payroll. General aviation visitors are also responsible for over $268,000 in direct output.
When combined, the general aviation tenants and visitors at the airport are responsible for nearly $2.1 million in total economic output, 17 full-time jobs, and $459,000 in payroll.
Some of the aviation-related activities that take place at the airport on a regular basis include flight training and education, corporate use,
air cargo shipping and receiving, and recreational flying. The airport also serves as a gateway for visitors who use the facility to access
nearby tourist and hunting sites. Additionally, Alpine-Casparis Municipal Airport provides several community-based services and
programs to enhance the health, safety, welfare, and quality of life of area citizens, such as medical flights and recreational fly-ins.