(formerly McGrath Army Airbase)
|IATA: MCG – ICAO: PAMC – FAA LID: MCG|
|Owner||State of Alaska DOT&PF - Central Region|
|Elevation AMSL||341 ft / 104 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
As per the Federal Aviation Administration, the airport had 5,278 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 4,893 in 2009, and 5,242 in 2010. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a non-primary commercial service airport.
Facilities and aircraft
The facility covers an area of 641 acres (259 ha) at an elevation of 341 feet (104 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 16/34 is 5,936 by 100 feet (1,809 x 30 m) with an asphalt surface and 5/23 is 2,000 by 60 feet (610 x 18 m) with a gravel surface.
For the 12-month period ending July 31, 2012, the airport had 11,000 aircraft operations, an average of 30 per day: 82% air taxi and 18% general aviation. At that time there were 10 aircraft based at this airport, all single-engine.
Airline and non-stop destinations
Airlines offering scheduled passenger service:
|Tanana Air Service||Nikolai, Takotna|
|Carrier||Passengers (arriving and departing)|
|1||Anchorage, AK||Ted Stevens Anchorage International (ANC)||2,440||3,210|
|2||Nikolai, AK||Nikolai Airport (NIB)||40||40|
|3||Takotna, AK||Takotna Airport (TCT)||30||20|
|4||Unalakleet, AK||Unalakleet Airport (UNK)||20||10|
|5||Tatalina, AK||Tatalina Airport (TLJ)||<10||10|
|6||Anvik, AK||Anvik Airport (ANV)||<10||<10|
|7||Ophir, AK||Ophir Airport (OPH)||<10||<10|
|8||St. Mary's, AK||St. Mary's Airport (KSM)||<10||<10|
- On July 3, 1970, Douglas C-47 N154R of Reeder Flying Service crashed on take-off on a domestic passenger flight to Galena Airport, Alaska. Seven of the 27 people on board were killed.
- Alaska World War II Army Airfields
- Air Transport Command
- Northwest Staging Route
- List of airports in Alaska
- FAA Airport Master Record for MCG ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
- "IATA Airport Code Search (MCG: McGrath)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved June 12, 2014.
- "Alaskan ICAO Identifiers". Location Identifiers (Order JO 7350.8Y). Federal Aviation Administration. December 12, 2013.
- "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.
- "McGrath, AK: McGrath Airport (MCG)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2013. Retrieved June 12, 2014.
- "N154R Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved October 20, 2010.
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.
- FAA Alaska airport diagram (GIF)
- Topographic map from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for MCG, effective October 16, 2014
- Resources for this airport: