Hageland Aviation Services

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Hageland Aviation Services
IATA
H6
ICAO
HAG
Callsign
HAGELAND
Founded 1981
Hubs
Fleet size 33
Destinations 76
Headquarters Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Key people James Tweto, President
Website www.hageland.com

Hageland Aviation Services is a regional airline based in Anchorage, Alaska, USA.[1] It serves many destinations in Alaska operating as Ravn Connect.[2]

History[edit]

The airline was established in 1981 in Mountain Village, Alaska, with a Cessna 180 aircraft. It was owned by Jim Tweto, president of the airline, and Mike Hageland and had 172 employees (at March 2007).

Frontier Alaska and Hageland combined in 2008 to form the parent company HoTH and rebrand their new services as "Frontier Alaska." The following year, with the acquisition of Era, Frontier Alaska was rebranded as Era Alaska.[3]

Hageland Aviation[edit]

The Hageland Aviation Services fleet included the following aircraft upon merger:[4]

Destinations[edit]

Hageland Aviation Services operated scheduled service to the following destinations in Alaska (as of 2007):[5]

  1. Akiachak (KKI) - Akiachak Airport
  2. Akiak (AKI) - Akiak Airport
  3. Alakanuk (AUK) - Alakanuk Airport
  4. Ambler (ABL) - Ambler Airport
  5. Anchorage (ANC) - Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (Hub)
  6. Aniak (ANI) - Aniak Airport (Hub)
  7. Anvik (ANV) - Anvik Airport
  8. Atmautluak (ATT) - Atmautluak Airport
  9. Atqasuk (ATK) - Atqasuk Edward Burnell Sr. Memorial Airport
  10. Barrow (BRW) - Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport (Hub)
  11. Barter Island / Kaktovik (BTI) - Barter Island LRRS Airport
  12. Bethel (BET) - Bethel Airport (Hub)
  13. Brevig Mission (KTS) - Brevig Mission Airport
  14. Buckland (BKC) - Buckland Airport
  15. Chefornak (CYF) - Chefornak Airport
  16. Chevak (VAK) - Chevak Airport
  17. Chuathbaluk (CHU) - Chuathbaluk Airport
  18. Crooked Creek (CKD) - Crooked Creek Airport
  19. Deadhorse (SCC) - Deadhorse Airport
  20. Deering (DRG) - Deering Airport
  21. Eek (EEK) - Eek Airport
  22. Elim (ELI) - Elim Airport
  23. Emmonak (EMK) - Emmonak Airport (Hub)
  24. Gambell (GAM) - Gambell Airport
  25. Golovin (GLV) - Golovin Airport
  26. Grayling (KGX) - Grayling Airport
  27. Holy Cross (HCR) - Holy Cross Airport
  28. Hooper Bay (HPB) - Hooper Bay Airport
  29. Kalskag (KLG) - Kalskag Airport
  30. Kasigluk (KUK) - Kasigluk Airport
  31. Kiana (IAN) - Bob Baker Memorial Airport
  32. Kipnuk (KPN) - Kipnuk Airport
  33. Kivalina (KVL) - Kivalina Airport
  34. Kobuk (OBU) - Kobuk Airport
  35. Kongiganak (KKH) - Kongiganak Airport
  36. Kotlik (KOT) - Kotlik Airport
  37. Kotzebue (OTZ) - Ralph Wien Memorial Airport (Hub)
  38. Koyuk (KKA) - Koyuk Alfred Adams Airport
  39. Kwethluk (KWT) - Kwethluk Airport
  40. Kwigillingok (KWK) - Kwigillingok Airport
  41. Marshall (MLL) - Marshall Don Hunter Sr. Airport
  42. Mekoryuk (MYU) - Mekoryuk Airport
  43. Mountain Village (MOU) - Mountain Village Airport
  44. Newtok (WWT) - Newtok Airport
  45. Nightmute (NME) - Nightmute Airport
  46. Noatak (WTK) - Noatak Airport
  47. Nome (OME) - Nome Airport (Hub)
  48. Noorvik (ORV) - Robert (Bob) Curtis Memorial Airport
  49. Nuiqsut (NUI) - Nuiqsut Airport
  50. Nunam Iqua / Sheldon Point (SXP) - Sheldon Point Airport
  51. Nunapitchuk (NUP) - Nunapitchuk Airport
  52. Pilot Station (PQS) - Pilot Station Airport
  53. Point Lay (PIZ) - Point Lay LRRS Airport
  54. Port Clarence (KPC) - Port Clarence Coast Guard Station
  55. Quinhagak (KWN) - Quinhagak Airport
  56. Red Devil (RDV) - Red Devil Airport
  57. Russian Mission (RSH) - Russian Mission Airport
  58. Savoonga (SVA) - Savoonga Airport
  59. Scammon Bay (SCM) - Scammon Bay Airport
  60. Selawik (WLK) - Selawik Airport
  61. Shageluk (SHX) - Shageluk Airport
  62. Shaktoolik (SKK) - Shaktoolik Airport
  63. Shishmaref (SHH) - Shishmaref Airport
  64. Shungnak (SHG) - Shungnak Airport
  65. Sleetmute (SLQ) - Sleetmute Airport
  66. St. Mary's (KSM) - St. Mary's Airport (Hub)
  67. St. Michael (SMK) - St. Michael Airport
  68. Stebbins (WBB) - Stebbins Airport
  69. Teller (TLA) - Teller Airport
  70. Toksook Bay (OOK) - Toksook Bay Airport
  71. Tuluksak (TLT) - Tuluksak Airport
  72. Tuntutuliak (WTL) - Tuntutuliak Airport
  73. Tununak (TNK) - Tununak Airport
  74. Unalakleet (UNK) - Unalakleet Airport (Hub)
  75. Wainwright (AIN) - Wainwright Airport
  76. White Mountain (WMO) - White Mountain Airport

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On November 8, 1997 - Hageland Aviation Services Flight 500 was a Cessna Caravan 675B crashed. This crash was determined to be caused primarily by pilot error. Please see the NTSB report- http://juneauempire.com/stories/022500/Loc_crash.html. The accident killed all 8 passengers and crew on board.

On December 9, 2002 - During a Raytheon Pre-purchase Flight, a Beechcraft 1900C crashed after running into a mountain in western Arkansas. The accident killed all 3 pilots on board, including Ron Tweto, President of Hageland Aviation Services.

January 6, 2011 A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan passenger plane, registered N715HE, sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Kipnuk Airport, AK (KPN), USA. None of the four passengers or two crew members were injured. The airplane operated on Hageland flight 161 from Bethel Airport, AK (BET) to Kipnuk Airport, AK (KPN).

On November 29, 2013, four people were killed when Flight 1453 crashed near the village of St. Mary's. Killed were the pilot, Terry Hanson, 68, and three passengers, all residents of Mountain Village: Rose Polty, 57, Richard Polty, 65, and Wyatt Coffee, five months old. Six more passengers were injured. The flight originated from Bethel.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us." Hageland Aviation Services. Retrieved on November 3, 2009.
  2. ^ http://www.flyera.com/about
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ http://www.hageland.com/aircraft.html
  5. ^ Hageland Aviation Services: Locations
  6. ^ http://www.adn.com/2013/11/30/3204898/4-reported-dead-in-plane-crash.html

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