San Luis Valley Regional Airport

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San Luis Valley Regional Airport
Bergman Field
IATA: ALSICAO: KALSFAA LID: ALS
WMO: 72462
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City and County of Alamosa
Serves Alamosa, Colorado
Elevation AMSL 7,539 ft / 2,298 m
Coordinates 37°26′06″N 105°51′59″W / 37.43500°N 105.86639°W / 37.43500; -105.86639Coordinates: 37°26′06″N 105°51′59″W / 37.43500°N 105.86639°W / 37.43500; -105.86639
Map
ALS is located in Colorado
ALS
ALS
Location in Colorado
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 8,519 2,597 Asphalt
6/24 3,200 975 Dirt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 30,772
Based aircraft 44
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

San Luis Valley Regional Airport (IATA: ALSICAO: KALSFAA LID: ALS) (Bergman Field) is two miles south of Alamosa, in Alamosa County, Colorado. It is owned by the City and County of Alamosa.[1] It sees one airline, subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.

Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 7,161 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[2] 6,279 in 2009 and 6,737 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).[4]

Facilities[edit]

The airport covers 1,700 acres (688 ha) at an elevation of 7,539 feet (2,298 m). It has two runways: 2/20 is 8,519 by 100 feet (2,597 x 30 m) asphalt and 6/24 is 3,200 by 100 feet (975 x 30 m) dirt.[1]

In the year ending January 1, 2011 the airport had 30,772 aircraft operations, average 84 per day: 73% general aviation, 23% air taxi, and 3% military. 44 aircraft were then based at the airport: 84% single-engine, 14% multi-engine, and 2% helicopter.[1]

Airline[edit]

Scheduled passenger service:

Airlines Destinations
Great Lakes Airlines Denver, Farmington

Top destinations[edit]

Busiest domestic routes out of ALS
(July 2010 - June 2011) [5]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Colorado Denver, CO 7,000 Great Lakes

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for ALS (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. ^ "RITA | BTS | Transtats". Transtats.bts.gov. Retrieved October 4, 2011. 

Other sources[edit]

  • Essential Air Service documents (Docket OST-1997-2960) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
    • Order 2006-7-19: selecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. to provide subsidized essential air service (EAS) at Alamosa and Cortez, Colorado for two years, beginning August 1, 2006. Alamosa will receive three nonstop round trips to Denver each weekday and weekend (18 total round trips per week) at an annual subsidy rate of $1,150,268. Cortez will receive three nonstop round trips to Denver each weekday and weekend at an annual subsidy rate of $796,577. Each community will be served with 19-passenger Beech 1900-D aircraft.
    • Order 2008-5-34: reselecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd., d/b/a United Express, to provide essential air service (EAS) at annual subsidy rates of $1,853,475 at Alamosa, Colorado, and $1,295,562 at Cortez, through July 31, 2010.
    • Order 2010-7-5: selecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd., to continue providing subsidized essential air service (EAS) at Alamosa and Cortez, Colorado, for the two-year period beginning August 1, 2010, at the annual subsidy rates of $1,987,155 and $1,847,657, respectively.

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