Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport
|Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport
Forney Army Airfield
|IATA: TBN – ICAO: KTBN – FAA LID: TBN|
|Airport type||Public / Military|
|Serves||Waynesville & St. Robert, Missouri|
|Location||Fort Leonard Wood|
|Elevation AMSL||1,159 ft / 353 m|
Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport (IATA: TBN, ICAO: KTBN, FAA LID: TBN), also known as Forney Field, is a public and military use airport located at Fort Leonard Wood in Pulaski County, Missouri, United States. The airport's passenger terminal is operated under the control of the U.S. Army and general aviation is under the direction of a board named by the cities of Waynesville and St. Robert. Formerly known as Waynesville Regional Airport at Forney Field, it is served by one commercial airline with scheduled service subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.
As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 4,784 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 4,869 enplanements in 2009, and 4,159 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).
During World War II the airfield was used by the United States Army Air Forces. It was known as Forney Army Airfield until 1998. It was attached to Fort Leonard Wood and was part of the Army Service Forces.
Facilities and aircraft
Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport covers an area of 237 acres (96 ha) at an elevation of 1,159 feet (353 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 14/32 with an asphalt surface measuring 6,038 by 150 feet (1,840 x 46 m). For the 12-month period ending June 30, 2011, the airport had 22,578 aircraft operations, an average of 61 per day: 52% military, 43% general aviation, and 6% scheduled commercial.
Airline and destination
The following airline offers scheduled passenger service:
|Cape Air||St. Louis|
- FAA Airport Master Record for TBN ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
- "Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport". City of St. Robert. Retrieved October 8, 2009.
- "TBN / KTBN – Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri". Great Circle Mapper.
- Rudi Keller (September 15, 2009). "U.S. Department of Transportation pushes back deadline for airline recommendations". Southeast Missourian.
- "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.
- "Forney Army Airfield". GlobalSecurity.org.
- Essential Air Service documents (Docket OST-1996-1167) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
- Order 2005-6-14: re-selecting RegionsAir, Inc. d/b/a American Connection, formerly known as Corporate Airlines, to provide subsidized essential air service (EAS) at each of the above communities (Burlington, IA; Cape Girardeau, MO; Ft. Leonard Wood, MO; Jackson, TN; Marion/Herrin, IL; Owensboro, KY; Kirksville, MO) for a new two-year period from June 1, 2005, through May 31, 2007, for a combined annual subsidy of $7,306,249. Also by this order, the Department is terminating the show-cause proceeding tentatively terminating subsidy at Kirksville, Missouri, as RegionsAir's selected proposal is below the $200-per-passenger cap.
- Order 2007-3-5: selecting Big Sky Transportation Co., d/b/a Big Sky Airlines, and Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. to provide subsidized essential air service (EAS) at the above communities (Burlington, IA; Cape Girardeau, MO; Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Jackson, TN; Marion/Herrin, IL, Owensboro, KY) for the two-year period from June 1, 2007, through May 31, 2009, using 19-seat Beech 1900D turboprop aircraft as follows: Big Sky at Cape Girardeau, Jackson, and Owensboro for a combined annual subsidy of $3,247,440; and Great Lakes at Burlington, Fort Leonard Wood, and Marion/Herrin for a combined annual subsidy of $2,590,461.
- Order 2009-10-13: selecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. to provide subsidized EAS at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, for the two-year period from November 1, 2009, through October 31, 2011, at an annual subsidy of $1,292,906.
- Order 2010-9-9: selecting Hyannis Air Service, Inc. d/b/a Cape Air to provide EAS at Fort Leonard Wood, for an annual subsidy of $1,478,102, also for a two-year period beginning when the carrier inaugurates service. An additional $959,664 in annual subsidy may be incurred when all-cargo flights are used to transport luggage to/from Fort Leonard Wood.
- Waynesville – St. Robert Regional Airport at Waynesville – St. Robert Chamber of Commerce
- (PDF), effective December 11, 2014
- FAA Terminal Procedures for TBN, effective December 11, 2014
- Resources for this airport: