Eastern Slopes Regional Airport

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Coordinates: 43°59′28″N 070°56′52″W / 43.99111°N 70.94778°W / 43.99111; -70.94778

Eastern Slopes Regional Airport
IATA: FRYICAO: KIZGFAA LID: IZG
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Eastern Slopes Regional Airport Authority
Serves Fryeburg, Maine
Elevation AMSL 454 ft / 138 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 4,200 1,280 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 33,350

Eastern Slopes Regional Airport (IATA: FRYICAO: KIZGFAA LID: IZG), also known as Eastern Slopes State Airport, is a public airport located three miles (5 km) southeast of the central business district of Fryeburg, a town in Oxford County, Maine, United States. It is owned by the Eastern Slopes Regional Airport Authority.[1] The airport is accessible from ME-5 in Fryeburg and Brownfield, Maine. It is very close to Conway, New Hampshire.

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Eastern Slopes Regional Airport is assigned IZG by the FAA and FRY by the IATA.[2]

History[edit]

The airport was built to replace the North Conway airport (closed in 1988[3] and now Settler's Green Outlet Village).

Until 2004, the airport served very little purpose except to Dearborn Precision Tubular Products, which used it as a cargo stop. In 2004, Eastern Slopes Aviation began to try to secure funding for development at the airport, including the construction of a terminal and the establishment of commuter service from the airport to Portland, Maine, slated to begin in spring 2006. The airport handled 12,605 passengers in 2004.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Eastern Slopes Regional Airport covers an area of 533 acres (216 ha) which contains one runway designated 14/32 with a 4,200 x 75 ft (1,280 x 23 m) asphalt surface. For the 12-month period ending August 26, 2006, the airport had 33,350 aircraft operations, an average of 91 per day: 99% general aviation (33,000), 1% air taxi and <1% military.[1]

Airlines (passenger and cargo)[edit]

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