Central Wisconsin Airport

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Central Wisconsin Airport
IATA: CWAICAO: KCWAFAA LID: CWA
CWA is located in Wisconsin
CWA
CWA
Location of the Airport in Wisconsin
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Marathon and Portage Counties
Operator Central Wisconsin Joint Airport Board
Serves Wausau, Wisconsin
Location Mosinee, Wisconsin
Elevation AMSL 1,277 ft / 389 m
Coordinates 44°46′39″N 089°40′00″W / 44.77750°N 89.66667°W / 44.77750; -89.66667Coordinates: 44°46′39″N 089°40′00″W / 44.77750°N 89.66667°W / 44.77750; -89.66667
Website www.fly-cwa.org
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 7,645 2,330 Concrete
17/35 6,500 1,981 Concrete
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 29,151
Based aircraft 50
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Central Wisconsin Airport (IATA: CWAICAO: KCWAFAA LID: CWA), referred to as "C-Way", is a public airport located 5 miles (8 km) southeast of the central business district of Mosinee, in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. It is owned by Marathon County and Portage County.[1]

The airport serves the cities of Stevens Point, Wausau, Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids, tourism communities in northern Wisconsin, and the smaller exurbs of Hatley, Bevent, Rosholt, and Five Corners. It is 10 miles (16 km) south-southeast of Granite Peak Ski Area, located in Rib Mountain State Park.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Panoramic of facilities

Central Wisconsin Airport covers an area of 1,800 acres (730 ha) which contains two concrete paved runways: 8/26 measuring 7,645 x 150 ft (2,330 x 46 m) and 17/35 measuring 6,500 x 150 ft (1,981 x 46 m). For the 12-month period ending August 31, 2008, the airport had an average of 62 aircraft operations per day: 52% scheduled commercial, 43% general aviation and 5% military.[2]

In 1997, the terminal was modernized with five new gates, and the highway access has been reconstructed. A 2005 master plan calls for relocation of the main terminal to a central location on the airport site. The final design can be viewed here: [1]

CWA has T-Hangars for lease or an individual or corporation can construct their own hangar.[3]

On 1 September 2012, the airport began a $10 million modernization program, moving the security checkpoints and enlarging the ticket counters to lower passenger congestion. The airport is gaining a geothermal energy system that will reduce utility bills, providing all but 20% of its heating and cooling requirements.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Gate area
Airlines Destinations
American Eagle Chicago-O'Hare
Delta Connection Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul
United Express Chicago-O'Hare

Top domestic destinations[edit]

Busiest domestic routes from CWA (Sep 2013 – Aug 2014)[5]
Rank Airport Passengers Carriers
1 Chicago (O'Hare), Illinois 54,000 American, United
2 Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota 41,000 Delta
3 Detroit, Michigan 28,000 Delta

Cargo[edit]

November 2006 Airport Diagram

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b FAA Airport Master Record for CWA (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-10-25
  2. ^ http://www.airnav.com/airport/KENW
  3. ^ http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/travel/air/docs/rates-document07.pdf
  4. ^ "Central Wisconsin Passenger Terminal Upgrade". Airport International. July 30, 2012. 
  5. ^ cite web |title=Mosinee Central Wisconsin (CWA) Summary Statistics|url=http://www.transtats.bts.gov/airports.asp?pn=1&Airport=CWA&Airport_Name=Mosinee, WI: Central Wisconsin&carrier=FACTS

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