What determines the runway in use at the Airport?

Wind direction determines which runway will be active. Aircraft will take off and land into the wind for safety purposes. The wind helps to slow the aircraft's ground speed on approach and landing, making it easier to control and reduces the landing roll distance. On take-off, the wind helps pilots attain flying speed more quickly, which allows pilots to clear obstacles and attain a higher altitude before passing over populated areas.

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1. Who owns and operates the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport (FHB)?
2. Can the Airport enforce noise abatement guidelines?
3. How are pilots made aware of Noise Abatement Guidelines?
4. How many runways are in use at the Airport?
5. What determines the runway in use at the Airport?
6. What is the minimum operating altitude for airplanes and helicopters?
7. Are any runways less noise sensitive than others?
8. I am a potential homebuyer near the airport; what information should I consider regarding noise impacts?