Bemidji Regional Airport

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Bemidji Regional Airport
Bemidji Regional Airport (logo).png
  • IATA: BJI
  • ICAO: KBJI
  • FAA LID: BJI
    BJI is located in Minnesota
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    BJI
    BJI is located in the US
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    Location of airport in Minnesota / United States
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Bemidji / Beltrami County
Serves Bemidji, Minnesota
Elevation AMSL 1,391 ft / 424 m
Coordinates 47°30′39″N 094°56′05″W / 47.51083°N 94.93472°W / 47.51083; -94.93472
Website BemidjiAirport.org
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 7,004 2,135 Asphalt
7/25 5,700 1,737 Asphalt
Statistics
Aircraft operations (2015) 13,251
Based aircraft (2017) 60

Bemidji Regional Airport (IATA: BJIICAO: KBJIFAA LID: BJI) is a public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) northwest of the central business district of Bemidji, a city in Beltrami County, Minnesota, United States. It is owned by the city of Bemidji and Beltrami County.[1]

The airport is mostly used for general aviation. It is served by SkyWest Airlines, operating under the Delta Connection banner for Delta Air Lines. In July 2010, work began on an $8.9 million airport terminal expansion and renovation project that would double the size of the terminal.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Bemidji Regional Airport covers an area of 1,740 acres (700 ha) at an elevation of 1,391 feet (424 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 13/31 is 7,004 by 150 feet (2,135 x 46 m) and 7/25 is 5,700 by 150 feet (1,737 x 46 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2015, the airport had 13,251 aircraft operations, an average of 36 per day: 59% general aviation, 23% scheduled commercial, 13% air taxi and 5% military. In January 2017, there were 60 aircraft based at this airport: 27 single-engine, 30 multi-engine and 3 helicopter.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Delta Connection Minneapolis/St. Paul
Sun Country Airlines Charter: Laughlin/Bullhead City

Top Destinations[edit]

Busiest routes out of BJI
(Dec 2015 - Nov 2016)
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Minnesota Minneapolis/St Paul 24,000 Delta
2 Arizona Laughlin/Bullhead City 1,000 Sun Country

Cargo[edit]

Airlines Destinations
FedEx Feeder operated by Corporate Air Minneapolis/St. Paul
FedEx Feeder operated by CSA Air Minneapolis/St. Paul
Bemidji Airlines Minneapolis/St. Paul

Medevac[edit]

BJI is also the home to one of five medical evacuation (medevac) helicopter flight stations in the state for AirCare, operated by North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, MN, a Level 1 Trauma Center located in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. This station covers the northern part of Minnesota and eastern North Dakota.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for BJI (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective Jan 5, 2017.

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