Hays Regional Airport

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Hays Regional Airport
Hays Regional Airport Logo.jpg
IATA: HYSICAO: KHYSFAA LID: HYS
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Hays
Serves Hays, Kansas
Elevation AMSL 1,999 ft / 609 m
Coordinates 38°50′32″N 099°16′23″W / 38.84222°N 99.27306°W / 38.84222; -99.27306Coordinates: 38°50′32″N 099°16′23″W / 38.84222°N 99.27306°W / 38.84222; -99.27306
Website www.FlyHays.com
Map
HYS is located in Kansas
HYS
HYS
Location in Kansas
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 6,501 1,982 Asphalt
4/22 4,501 1,372 Concrete
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 31,794
Based aircraft 64

Hays Regional Airport (IATA: HYSICAO: KHYSFAA LID: HYS) is three miles southeast of Hays, in Ellis County, Kansas.[1] It is used for general aviation and sees one airline, (United Express).

The Federal Aviation Administration says this airport had 8,540 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[2] 7,518 in 2009 and 9,026 in 2010.[3] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a non-primary commercial service airport (between 2,500 and 10,000 enplanements per year).

Facilities[edit]

Hays Regional Airport covers 545 acres (221 ha) at an elevation of 1,999 feet (609 m). It has two concrete runways: 16/34 is 6,501 by 100 feet (1,982 x 30 m) (rebuilt in 2013) and 4/22 is 4,501 by 75 feet (1,372 x 23 m).[1] Runway 4/22 was built in 2002.

In the year ending October 31, 2013 the airport had 31,390 aircraft operations, average 86 per day: 73% general aviation, 27% air taxi, and <1% military. 55 aircraft were hen based at this airport: 42 single-engine, 5 multi-engine, 8 ultralight.[1]

Airline and destination[edit]

Scheduled passenger flights:

Airlines Destinations
United Express Denver

Statistics[edit]

Carrier shares: January – December 2013[4]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Great Lakes
17,220(100%)
Top domestic destinations: Jan. – Dec. 2013[4]
Rank Destination Airport Passengers
2013 2012
1 Denver, CO Denver International (DEN) 8,710 9,320
2 Great Bend, KS Great Bend Municipal (GBD) 10 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for HYS (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
  2. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Hays, KS: Hays Regional (HYS)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2013. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 

Other sources[edit]

  • Essential Air Service documents (Docket DOT-OST-1998-3497) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
    • Order 2009-9-5 (September 11, 2009): re-selecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd., to provide essential air service (EAS) at Dodge City, Garden City, Great Bend, Hays, and Liberal for the two-year period from October 1, 2009, through September 30, 2011, at combined annual subsidy rates of $8,897,565. Hays, Kansas: Docket OST-1998-3497; Scheduled Service: 24 nonstop round trips per week to Denver; Aircraft: Beech 1900, 19 seats.
    • Order 2011-10-24 (October 31, 2011): re-selecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd., to provide essential air service (EAS) at Great Bend and Hays combined for $3,246,061 annual subsidy. Effective Period: Two year period beginning when American Eagle begins full EAS (at Garden City) through the 24th month thereafter. Hays: 24 nonstop round trips per week to Denver with Beech 1900 aircraft.
    • Order 2014-3-9 (March 14, 2014): selecting SkyWest Airlines, Inc. to provide essential air service (EAS) at Hays, and sets bridge rates for Great Lakes at Great Bend and Hays until the start of replacement service.
      • Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd.: Docket 1998-3497; Effective Period: May 1, 2014 through July 31, 2014; Service: Eighteen (18) nonstop round trips per week to Denver (DEN); Aircraft Type: Beech 1900, Annual Subsidy: $1,699,520.
      • SkyWest Airlines, Inc.: Docket 1998-3497; Effective Period: July 1, 2014, through July 31, 2016; Service: Twelve (12) nonstop round trips per week to Denver (DEN); Aircraft Type: 50-seat regional jet; Annual Subsidy: $2,253,132.

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