Beluga Airport

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Beluga Airport
Summary
Airport type Private
Owner Conoco Phillips Alaska
Serves Beluga, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 87 ft / 27 m
Coordinates 61°10′23″N 151°02′43″W / 61.17306°N 151.04528°W / 61.17306; -151.04528Coordinates: 61°10′23″N 151°02′43″W / 61.17306°N 151.04528°W / 61.17306; -151.04528
Map
BLG is located in Alaska
BLG
BLG
Location of airport in Alaska
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1/19 5,002 1,525 Gravel
9/27 2,505 764 Gravel
Statistics (1993)
Aircraft operations 5,600

Beluga Airport (IATA: BVUICAO: PABGFAA LID: BLG) is a private use airport located in Beluga, in the Kenai Peninsula Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is privately owned by Conoco Phillips Alaska (formerly ARCO Alaska).[1]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 2,541 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[2] 2,410 enplanements in 2009, and 2,144 in 2010.[3]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned BLG by the FAA[1] and BVU by the IATA[4] (which assigned BLG to Belaga Airport in Belaga, Sarawak, Malaysia).[5] The airport's ICAO identifier is PABG.[6]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Beluga Airport resides at elevation of 87 feet (27 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways with gravel surfaces: 1/19 is 5,002 by 100 feet (1,525 x 30 m) and 9/27 is 2,505 by 60 feet (764 x 18 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending January 15, 1993, the airport had 5,600 aircraft operations, an average of 15 per day: 91% general aviation and 9% air taxi.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for BLG (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 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. ^ "Beluga Airport (ICAO: PABG, IATA: BVU, FAA: BLG)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved July 28, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Belaga Airport, Malaysia (IATA: BLG, ICAO: WBGC)". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved July 28, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Beluga – BLG (PABG)". National Flight Data Center. Federal Aviation Administration. Retrieved July 28, 2012. 

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