Chisana Airport

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Chisana Airport
IATA: CZNICAO: noneFAA LID: CZN
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
Serves Chisana, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 3,318 ft / 1,011 m
Coordinates 62°04′16″N 142°02′54″W / 62.07111°N 142.04833°W / 62.07111; -142.04833Coordinates: 62°04′16″N 142°02′54″W / 62.07111°N 142.04833°W / 62.07111; -142.04833
Map
CZN is located in Alaska
CZN
CZN
Location of airport in Alaska
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 3,000 914 Turf/Gravel
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 150
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Chisana Airport (IATA: CZNFAA LID: CZN) is a state owned, public use airport serving Chisana,[1] a community located in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Scheduled airline passenger service at this airport is subsidized by the United States Department of Transportation via the Essential Air Service program.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Chisana Airport resides at elevation of 3,318 feet (1,011 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 12/30 with a turf and gravel surface measuring 3,000 by 50 feet (914 x 15 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 150 aircraft operations, an average of 12 per month: 67% general aviation and 33% air taxi.[1]

Airline and destinations[edit]

The following airline offers scheduled passenger service at this airport:

Airlines Destinations
40-Mile Air Tok [3]

Statistics[edit]

Carrier shares: January – December 2013[4]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
40-Mile Air
150(100%)
Top domestic destinations: Jan. – Dec. 2013[4]
Rank City Airport name & IATA code Passengers
2013 2012
1 Tok, AK Tok Airport (TKJ) 80 50

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for CZN (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Scheduled destinations". 40-Mile Air. Retrieved August 2, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Chisana, AK: Chisana Airport (CZN)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2013. Retrieved June 25, 2014. 

Other sources[edit]

  • Essential Air Service documents (Docket DOT-OST-1998-4574) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
    • 90-Day Notice (January 25, 2006): of 40-Mile Air, Ltd., of intent to terminate unsubsidized service at Chisana, Alaska.
    • Order 2006-4-13 (April 11, 2006): prohibiting 40-Mile Air from terminating its scheduled, unsubsidized service at Chisana, Alaska, at the end of its 90-day notice period, and requesting proposals from carriers interested in providing essential air service (EAS) at the community, with or without subsidy.
    • Order 2006-6-29 (June 23, 2006): selected 40-Mile Air Ltd. to provide essential air service (EAS) at Chisana, Alaska for the period from July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2008, at an annual subsidy rate of $75,743.
    • Order 2008-4-41 (April 29, 2008): selected 40-Mile Air, Inc., to continue providing subsidized EAS at Chisana and Healy Lake for the two-year period through May 31, 2010, and established an annual subsidy rate of $65,546 for two nonstop round trips per week between Chisana and Tok with 3-seat Cessna 185 or 4-seat Cessna 206-207 aircraft.
    • Order 2010-4-15 (April 23, 2010): selected 40-Mile Air, Inc., to continue providing EAS at Chisana and Healy Lake for the two-year period through May 31, 2012, and established an annual subsidy rate of $74,345 for two nonstop round trips per week between Chisana and Tok with 3-seat Cessna 185 or 4-seat Cessna 206 or 207 aircraft.
    • Order 2012-6-18 (June 22, 2012): re-selecting 40-Mile Air, Inc., to continue providing Essential Air Service (EAS) at Chisana and Healy Lake, Alaska, and establishing annual subsidy rates of $81,040 and $104,703, respectively, for a new two-year period, through May 31, 2014. Two nonstop round trips per week between Chisana and Tok with 3-seat Cessna 185 or 4-seat Cessna 206 or 207 aircraft. Route TKJ-CZN-TKJ.

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