Del Norte County Airport

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Del Norte County Regional Airport
Jack McNamara Field
IATA: CECICAO: KCECFAA LID: CEC
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Border Coast Regional Airport Authority
Serves Crescent City, California
Elevation AMSL 61 ft / 19 m
Coordinates 41°46′49″N 124°14′12″W / 41.78028°N 124.23667°W / 41.78028; -124.23667Coordinates: 41°46′49″N 124°14′12″W / 41.78028°N 124.23667°W / 41.78028; -124.23667
Website flycrescentcity.com
Map
CEC is located in California
CEC
CEC
Location of airport in California
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 5,000 1,524 Asphalt
17/35 5,001 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 12,565
Based aircraft 26

Del Norte County Regional Airport (IATA: CECICAO: KCECFAA LID: CEC), also known as Jack McNamara Field, is a public airport three miles northwest of Crescent City, in Del Norte County, California.[1] It is used for general aviation and has airline flights subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.

Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 12,541 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[2] 11,490 in 2009 and 14,341 in 2010.[3] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a primary commercial service airport (more than 10,000 enplanements per year).[4]

History[edit]

The airfield was used during World War II as Crescent City Outlying Field supporting Naval Air Station Alameda[5] and a naval radio station at Point Saint George.[6]

Facilities[edit]

The airport covers 544 acres (220 ha) at an elevation of 61 feet (19 m). It has two asphalt runways: 11/29 is 5,000 by 150 feet (1,524 x 46 m) and 17/35 is 5,001 by 150 feet (1,524 x 46 m).[1]

In the year ending May 31, 2011 the airport had 12,565 aircraft operations, average 34 per day: 72% general aviation, 27% air taxi, and 1% military. 26 aircraft were then based at the airport: 77% single-engine and 23% multi-engine.[1]

Airline and destinations[edit]

The following airline stops at CEC:

Airlines Destinations
United Express San Francisco (ends April 7, 2015)[7]

Until late 2014, United Express/SkyWest Airlines flew Embraer EMB-120s to Eureka/Arcata and Sacramento.

The airport was served by Pacific Air Lines and its successors, whose Fairchild F-27s stopped there until 1979.

Cargo Carriers[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Ameriflight North Bend/Coos Bay, Portland

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for CEC (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. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. 
  5. ^ "California State Military Museum". M.L.Shettle. Retrieved August 2, 2011. 
  6. ^ "U.S. Naval Activities World War II by State". Patrick Clancey. Retrieved March 19, 2012. 
  7. ^ http://worldairlinenews.com/2014/12/16/united-airlines-to-end-crescent-city-service/

Other sources[edit]

  • Essential Air Service documents (Docket DOT-OST-1997-2649) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
    • Order 2004-7-29: re-selecting SkyWest, Inc., d/b/a United Express, to provide essential air service at Crescent City, California, at the annual subsidy rate of $816,025 per year for the period ending July 31, 2006.
    • Order 2006-6-15: re-selecting SkyWest Airlines, Inc., d/b/a United Express, to provide subsidized essential air service at Crescent City, California, for the two-year period from August 1, 2006, through July 31, 2008, at an annual rate of $957,025.
    • Order 2008-4-23: re-selecting SkyWest Airlines, Inc., d/b/a United Express, to provide essential air service at Crescent City, California, at an annual subsidy rate of $1,136,896, through July 31, 2010.
    • Order 2010-5-19: re-selecting SkyWest Airlines, Inc., d/b/a United Express, to provide essential air service (EAS) at Crescent City, California, at an annual subsidy rate of $1,781,888. The selection extends from August 1, 2010, through July 31, 2012.
    • Order 2012-5-21: re-selecting SkyWest Airlines, Inc., d/b/a United Express, to provide Essential Air Service (EAS) at Crescent City, California, for $1,996,959 annual subsidy.

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