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Hawkins Field Airport (HKS) Hinds County (MS)


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Hawkins Field Airport

Hawkins Field (HKS) is a city-owned public-use airport located three miles (5 km) northwest of the central business district of Jackson, a city in Hinds County, Mississippi, United States. Hawkins Field covers an area of 602 acres (244 ha) which contains two runways: 16/34 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,387 x 150 ft (1,642 x 46 m) and 11/29 with a concrete surface measuring 3,431 x 150 ft (1,046 x 46 m).


Headquarters 185th Theater Aviation Brigade

185th Aviation

Hawkins Field is home to the Mississippi Army National Guard 185th Theater Aviation Brigade.

They use and maintain UH-60 Black Hawk & OH-58 Kiowa helicopters.

Radio Comunications

  • VHF & UHF Aircraft Bands
  • MilAir Frequencies, VHF low and high bands may be used for air operations
  • Civil Air Patrol Frequencies
  • Support Frequencies are unknown
  • Please submit any additional frequencies to the Hawkins Field page at RR

Units at Hawkins Field

  • Det 1, HHC 1-185th
  • Company C - 1-185th (MH/UH-60)
  • Company D - 1-185th (MH/UH-60)
  • Det 2, Company E, 131st AVN, OH-58D Intermediate Maintenance Co
  • Civil Air Patrol: Maj James McKinnie Composite Squadron

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