Clovis Municipal Airport
|Clovis Municipal Airport|
|IATA: CVN – ICAO: KCVN – FAA LID: CVN|
|Owner||City of Clovis|
|Serves||Clovis, New Mexico|
|Elevation AMSL||4,216 ft / 1,285 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Clovis Municipal Airport (IATA: CVN, ICAO: KCVN, FAA LID: CVN) is a city owned, public use airport located six nautical miles (7 mi, 11 km) east of the central business district of Clovis, a city in Curry County, New Mexico, United States. It is mostly used for general aviation, but is also served by one commercial airline. Service is subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.
As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 2,419 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 2,028 enplanements in 2009, and 2,165 in 2010. It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation airport (the commercial service category requires at least 2,500 enplanements per year).
Facilities and aircraft
Clovis Municipal Airport covers an area of 1,480 acres (599 ha) at an elevation of 4,216 feet (1,285 m) above mean sea level. It has three runways, two of which have asphalt surfaces: 4/22 is 6,200 by 150 feet (1,890 x 46 m) and 12/30 is 5,697 by 150 feet (1,736 x 46 m). It also has one turf runway designated 8/26 which measures 2,442 by 75 feet (744 x 23 m).
For the 12-month period ending January 1, 2009, the airport had 27,489 aircraft operations, an average of 75 per day: 89% general aviation, 7% military, 5% scheduled commercial, and <1% air taxi. At that time there were 71 aircraft based at this airport: 72% single-engine, 25% multi-engine, 1% jet, and 1% helicopter.
Airlines and destinations
|Boutique Air||Dallas Ft. Worth (Begins July 22, 2014)|
- FAA Airport Master Record for CVN ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
- "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009.
- "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011.
- "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.
- "Clovis can expect air service by mid-July". Clovis News Journal. June 4, 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
- Essential Air Service documents (Docket OST-1996-1902) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
- Order 2004-12-21 (December 29, 2004): selecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd., to provide essential air service with 19-passenger Beech B1900D aircraft at Clovis and Silver City/Hurley/Deming, New Mexico, for two years at a combined annual subsidy rate of $1,718,113.
- Order 2007-3-18 (March 20, 2007): selecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. to provide subsidized essential air service (EAS) at Clovis and Silver City/Hurley/Deming, New Mexico, for two years, beginning May 1, 2007, through April 30, 2009. Clovis will receive 18 one-stop round trips per week to Denver at an annual subsidy of $999,932. Silver City/Hurley/Deming will receive 12 nonstop weekly round trips to Phoenix at an annual subsidy of $992,799. Both communities will be served with 19-passenger Beech 1900 aircraft. The total combined annual subsidy is $1,992,731.
- Order 2007-4-5 (April 4, 2007): the Department is granting the motion of Grant County, New Mexico, to file a petition for reconsideration of Order 2007-3-18, issued March 20, 2007, and, upon review, deciding to vacate the earlier decision and resolicit Essential Air Service proposals.
- Order 2007-5-19 (May 31, 2007): selecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. to provide subsidized essential air service (EAS) at Clovis and Silver City/Hurley/Deming, New Mexico, for two years, beginning May 1, 2007, through April 30, 2009. Clovis and Silver City/Hurley/Deming each will receive 12 nonstop round trips per week to Albuquerque with 19-passenger Beechcraft 1900D aircraft at an annual combined subsidy of $2,365,290.
- Order 2009-3-3 (March 6, 2009): re-selecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. to provide essential air service (EAS) at Clovis and Silver City/Hurley/Deming, New Mexico, at a combined annual subsidy rate of $2,959,451 ($1,517,277 for Clovis and $1,442,174 for Silver City), for the two-year period from May 1, 2009, through April 30, 2011.
- Order 2011-4-19 (April 22, 2011): reselects Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd., to provide subsidized EAS with 19-passenger Beechcraft B-1900D aircraft at Clovis and Silver City/Hurley/Deming, New Mexico (Silver City), for the period from May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2013, at a combined annual subsidy rate of $3,186,249.
- Ninety-Day Notice (June 4, 2012) of Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. serving notice of intent to terminate scheduled air service to·Clovis, New Mexico and Silver City/Hurley/Deming, New Mexico from Albuquerque, New Mexico effective September 3, 2012.
- Clovis Municipal Airport, official site
- Aerial image as of January 1996 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for CVN, effective June 26, 2014
- Resources for this airport: