Bemidji Airlines

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Bemidji Airlines
IATA
CH
ICAO
BMJ
Callsign
BEMIDJI
Founded 1946
Hubs Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Fleet size 10
Headquarters Bemidji, Minnesota USA
Website http://www.bemidjiaviation.com/

Bemidji Airlines (Bemidji Aviation Services Inc) is an American airline based in Bemidji, Minnesota USA. It operates domestic cargo flights, as well as extensive charter and air taxi services. Its main base is Bemidji Regional Airport, with a hub at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.[1]

History[edit]

The airline was established in 1946 and started operations in 1947. After acquisition by a partnership in 1970 the company operated four Cessna 150 aircraft, mainly for fire patrol, flight instruction and passenger charter services. From 1981 to 1991, the airline operated with scheduled service between Bemidji and the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. In the mid-eighties they expanded the business to include many scheduled cargo freight runs, and added many larger aircraft. Since 1991, primary activities have been scheduled cargo services, passenger and cargo charters, and typical Fixed Base Operations at the Bemidji Airport. It has 65 employees. The company became an 100% ESOP in 2007.[1]

Destinations[edit]

Bemidji Airlines operates domestic cargo services within Minnesota, Wisconsin, North and South Dakota as well as extensive charter and air taxi work within USA and Canada.[1]

Fleet[edit]

The Bemidji Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft (at March 2007):[1]

  • 2 Beechcraft Model 99
  • 2 Beechcraft Model 99A
  • 6 Raytheon Beech C99
  • 3 Fairchild Metro III Model AC227-AC

Other aircraft (at March 2014)[citation needed] :

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 85. 

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