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Dallas Executive Airport (IATA: RBD, ICAO: KRBD, FAA LID: RBD), formerly Redbird Airport, is a public airport six miles (10 km) southwest of Downtown Dallas, in Dallas County, Texas. The airport is used for general aviation and is a reliever airport for Dallas Love Field. In 2013, the Commemorative Air Force announced that they would build a "National Airbase" at Executive which would include their headquarters and main museum, both of which would be moved from Midland. As of 2016 The Commemorative Air Force has established their headquarters at the airport and currently occupies a hangar on the southeast side of the airfield. In addition, the Dallas Police Department operates their helicopter(s) from Dallas Executive Airport.


During 2017 extensive work was done to improve the existing runways and more work is currently being done in 2018 to extend runway 13/31 to improve access to higher-performing aircraft.

 

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