Jamestown Regional Airport
|Jamestown Regional Airport
Admiral Don Weiss Field
|IATA: JMS – ICAO: KJMS – FAA LID: JMS|
|Owner||Jamestown Regional Airport Authority|
|Serves||Jamestown, North Dakota|
|Elevation AMSL||1,500 ft / 457 m|
Jamestown Regional Airport (IATA: JMS, ICAO: KJMS, FAA LID: JMS) is a public use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) northeast of the central business district of Jamestown, a city in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States. It is owned by the Jamestown Regional Airport Authority and was formerly known as Jamestown Municipal Airport. It is mostly used for general aviation but is also served by one commercial airline, with flights twice each weekday and once on Saturdays and Sundays. Scheduled passenger service is subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.
As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 2,769 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 3,471 enplanements in 2009, and 4,434 in 2010. It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a non-primary commercial service airport (between 2,500 and 10,000 enplanements per year).
Facilities and aircraft
Jamestown Regional Airport covers an area of 1,500 acres (607 ha) at an elevation of 1,500 feet (457 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways with asphalt surfaces: 13/31 is 6,502 by 100 feet (1,982 x 30 m) and 4/22 is 5,750 by 75 feet (1,753 x 23 m).
For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2010, the airport had 37,252 aircraft operations, an average of 102 per day: 85% general aviation, 11% air taxi, 4% scheduled commercial, and <1% military. At that time there were 51 aircraft based at this airport: 96% single-engine, 2% multi-engine, and 2% helicopter.
Airline and destinations
The following airline offers scheduled passenger service:
- FAA Airport Master Record for JMS ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
- "Jamestown Municipal Airport". City of Jamestown. Archived from the original on August 24, 2007.
- "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.
- Essential Air Service documents (Docket DOT-OST-1997-2785) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
- Order 2005-11-17 (November 22, 2005): selecting Mesaba Aviation, Inc., d/b/a Mesaba Airlines, to provide essential air service with Saab 340 aircraft at Devils Lake and Jamestown, North Dakota, for two years for annual subsidy rates of $1,329,858 at Devils Lake and $1,351,677 at Jamestown ($2,681,535 annually for both points combined).
- Order 2007-8-16 (August 17, 2007): re-selects Mesaba Aviation, Inc., d/b/a Mesaba Airlines, operating as Northwest AirLink, to provide essential air service with Saab 340 aircraft at Devils Lake and Jamestown, North Dakota, for the two-year period of October 1, 2007, through September 30, 2008, for annual subsidy rates of $1,331,664 at Devils Lake and $1,355,011 at Jamestown ($2,685,675 annually for both points combined).
- Order 2009-8-6 (August 11, 2009): re-selecting Mesaba Aviation, Inc., d/b/a Delta Connection, to provide Essential Air Service (EAS) with Saab 340 aircraft at Devils Lake and Jamestown, North Dakota, for the two-year period of October 1, 2009, through September 30, 2011, for annual subsidy rates of $1,459,493 at Devils Lake and $1,963,220 at Jamestown ($3,422,713 annually for both points combined).
- Ninety Day Notice (July 15, 2011): of Mesaba Aviation, Inc. and Pinnacle Airlines, Iin. of termination of service at Devils Lake, ND and Jamestown, ND.
- Order 2012-1-17 (January 23, 2012): selecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. to provide Essential Air Service (EAS) at Jamestown, North Dakota, for an annual subsidy of $1,987,655, effective with the start of service by Great Lakes. We anticipate that Great Lakes will start service on or about March 12, 2012.
- Order 2014-1-19 (January 30, 2014): selecting SkyWest Airlines (SkyWest) to provide Essential Air Service (EAS) at Devils Lake, North Dakota, for $3,224,917 annually, and Jamestown, North Dakota, for $3,126,564 annually, with service set at eleven (11) nonstop or one-stop round trips per week at each community to Denver International Airport (DEN).
- Jamestown Regional Airport - Admiral Don Weiss Field, official website
- Jamestown Regional Airport at City of Jamestown website
- Jamestown Regional (JMS) page at North Dakota Aeronautics Commission website
- Aerial image as September 1997 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for JMS, effective April 30, 2015
- Resources for this airport: