|IATA: CZN – ICAO: none – FAA LID: CZN|
|Owner||Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region|
|Elevation AMSL||3,318 ft / 1,011 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Chisana Airport (IATA: CZN, FAA LID: CZN) is a state owned, public use airport serving Chisana, a community located in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.
Facilities and aircraft
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.
Airline and destinations
The following airline offers scheduled passenger service at this airport:
|40-Mile Air||Tok |
- FAA Airport Master Record for CZN ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
- "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.
- "Scheduled destinations". 40-Mile Air. Retrieved August 2, 2012.
- 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; and $77,683 for two nonstop round trips per week between Healy Lake and Fairbanks with 5-seat Cessna 206 or 207 aircraft.
- Order 2010-4-15 (April 23, 2010): selected 440-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 206-207 aircraft, and $98,915 for two nonstop round trips per week between Healy Lake and Fairbanks with 5-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.