Flagstaff Pulliam Airport
|Flagstaff Pulliam Airport|
|IATA: FLG – ICAO: KFLG – FAA LID: FLG|
|Owner||City of Flagstaff|
|Elevation AMSL||7,014 ft / 2,138 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Flagstaff Pulliam Airport (IATA: FLG, ICAO: KFLG, FAA LID: FLG) is a city owned, public airport five miles south of Flagstaff, in Coconino County, Arizona, United States. The airport is used for general aviation but has one commercial airline. Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 51,765 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 66,627 in 2009 and 62,109 in 2010. It is in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which called it as a "primary commercial service" airport (more than 10,000 enplanements per year).
Facilities and aircraft
In the year ending April 30, 2011 the airport had 33,207 aircraft operations, average 90 per day: 70% general aviation, 26% air taxi, 3% military, and 1% scheduled commercial. 135 aircraft were then based at this airport: 85% single-engine, 11% multi-engine, 3% helicopter, and 2% ultralight.
Presidential candidate and U.S. Senator John McCain's Boeing 737 campaign aircraft visited Flagstaff prior to the 2008 election.
Airlines and destinations: past and present
The following airline has scheduled passenger flights:
|US Airways Express operated by SkyWest Airlines||Phoenix|
More recently, Horizon Air, a subsidiary of the Alaska Air Group (which also operates Alaska Airlines), had Bombardier Q400 flights to Los Angeles. The Q400, with 76 seats, is the latest, largest and fastest member of the Dash 8 family. Horizon Air has ended its flights to Flagstaff.
American Eagle served the airport for American Airlines at one point with flights to Phoenix on Saab 340s. Several commuter airlines also served Flagstaff with flights mainly to Phoenix. These included Cochise Airlines, Desert Air Service, SkyWest Airlines and SunWest Airlines, flying Fairchild Swearingen Metroliners, Beechcraft C99s and de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otters. Piper Navajos were also used. SkyWest then began operating as the Delta Connection for Delta Air Lines flying the Metroliner between Flagstaff and Phoenix.
America West Airlines served Flagstaff as well with de Havilland Canada DHC-8 Dash 8 as a feeder for the America West hub in Phoenix. America West Boeing 737-200s appeared occasionally as a back up for their Dash 8s to Phoenix. America West then turned this operation over to Mesa Airlines which flew Embraer EMB-120 "Brasilia" and Beechcraft 1900 as America West Express between Flagstaff and Phoenix. America West later merged into US Airways which continues a hub at Phoenix.
- FAA Airport Master Record for FLG ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 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.
- Flagstaff Pulliam Airport at City of Flagstaff web site
- Flagstaff Pulliam Airport (FLG) at Arizona DOT airport directory
- Wiseman Aviation, the fixed base operator (FBO)
- Aerial image as of October 1997 from USGS The National Map
- (PDF), effective December 12, 2013
- FAA Terminal Procedures for Flagstaff Pulliam (FLG), effective December 12, 2013
- Resources for this airport: