Westheimer Airport is a general aviation Reliever airport capable of handling aircraft through and including executive class jet aircraft. The Reliever category, as specified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), is given to two airports servicing the Oklahoma City Metropolitan area. These airports are Wiley Post Airport (owned and operated by the City of Oklahoma City Airport Trust) and The University of Oklahoma's Max Westheimer Airport.
A broad variety of aircraft services are provided by a fixed base operator (FBO) and specialty shops, including flight training, major airframe and powerplant repairs, fueling, tie-downs, etc. The University owns and operates 40 T-hangars and 7 corporate size hangars, all of which are for lease by airport patrons. Private investors have built and currently occupy an additional 22 hangars.