Business View Magazine | March 2020

202 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE MARCH 2020 T he New Braunfels Regional Airport is a public use airport in Guadalupe County, Texas. It is owned and operated by the City of New Braunfels and located four miles east of its central business district. Originally opened as the Clear Springs Auxiliary Field #5, when it was leased in 1940, the facility was used as a B-25 training base during World War II, before becoming surplus in 1944. After being reactivated during the Cold War as Clear Springs Air Force Base, the installation was transferred to the Army in 1956. It was then assigned to Randolph Air Force Base from 1964 until 1967, when it closed. It was turned over to the City of New Braunfels in 1969 and was known then as the New Braunfels Municipal Airport. The New Braunfels Regional Airport covers an area of 1,200 acres and has two runways with asphalt surfaces: 13/31 is 6,503 by 100 feet, and 17/35 is 5,364 by 100 feet. The