Ogdensburg International Airport
|Ogdensburg International Airport|
|IATA: OGS – ICAO: KOGS – FAA LID: OGS|
|Owner||Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority|
|Serves||Ogdensburg, New York|
|Elevation AMSL||297 ft / 91 m|
Ogdensburg International Airport (IATA: OGS, ICAO: KOGS, FAA LID: OGS) is a public airport two miles southeast of Ogdensburg, in St. Lawrence County, New York. It is owned by the Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority and is just outside the city limits on NY 812. It is used for general aviation and sees one airline, subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.
Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 603 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 2,036 in 2009 and 2,329 in 2010. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation airport (the commercial service category requires at least 2,500 enplanements per year).
Ogdensburg International Airport covers 500 acres (202 ha) at an elevation of 297 feet (91 m). Its one runway, 9/27, is 5,200 by 150 feet (1,585 x 46 m) asphalt. In the year ending June 30, 2011 the airport had 2,756 aircraft operations, average 229 per month: 53% air taxi, 44% general aviation, and 4% military. Seven aircraft were then based at the airport, all single-engine.
There are a handful of buildings: a small hangar, storage shed and fire hall.
Scheduled passenger service:
|Cape Air||Albany (NY)|
Cape Air continues onward from Albany to Boston.
Airline flights (Mohawk DC-3s) started in 1957 after the airport got a 3800-ft paved runway.
A handful of tenants besides Cape Air are at the airport:
- International Air Charter – chartered flights to and from Ogdensburg
- St. Lawrence Flying Club Incorporated – fixed wing and rotary flight training
Other New York State airports that target Canadian travellers
- Plattsburgh International Airport – alternative to Montreal (Dorval)
- Buffalo International Airport – alternative to airports in the Toronto/Golden Horseshoe (Toronto Pearson, Hamilton John C. Munro, Toronto Billy Bishop)
- FAA Airport Master Record for OGS ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
- "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.
- Ogdensburg International Airport, NY. Internationalaircharter.com. Retrieved on July 12, 2013.
- Essential Air Service documents (Docket OST-1997-2842) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
- Order 2005-5-8: reselects Mesa Air Group, Inc., d/b/a Air Midwest, to continue providing essential air service (EAS) at Massena, Ogdensburg and Watertown, New York, for a two-year period, and establishes an annual subsidy of $1,757,834 for service consisting of three round trips each weekday and three over the weekend period between the communities and Pittsburgh, with 19-seat Beech 1900D aircraft.
- Order 2006-12-22: selecting Big Sky Transportation Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of MAIR Holdings, Inc. d/b/a Big Sky Airlines, to provide essential air service (EAS) at Massena, Ogdensburg, and Watertown, New York, consisting of 18 weekly round trips, three each weekday and three each weekend, to Boston, with 19-seat Beech 1900D turboprop aircraft for the two-year period beginning on or about March 1, 2007, at a combined annual subsidy of $2,097,906.
- Order 2008-3-15: selecting Hyannis Air Service, Inc. d/b/a Cape Air, to provide subsidized essential air service (EAS) at Massena, Ogdensburg, and Watertown, New York, for the two-year period beginning when the carrier inaugurates full EAS pursuant to this Order, at a total annual subsidy of $3,879,863.
- Order 2011-1-6: selecting Hyannis Air Service, Inc. d/b/a Cape Air (Cape Air), to continue providing subsidized essential air service (EAS) at Massena (for two years), at the annual subsidy rate of $1,708,911, and at Ogdensburg (for four years), at the annual subsidy rate of $1,702,697, beginning when the carrier inaugurates the new service pattern.
- Airport information at Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority website
- PDF at New York State DOT website
- FAA Terminal Procedures for OGS, effective February 5, 2015
- Resources for this airport: