Block Island State Airport ( IATA: BID, [2 ] ICAO: KBID, FAA LID: BID) is a public use airport located on Block Island, in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. The airport is owned by the State of Rhode Island. It is primarily a [1 ] general aviation airport, but there is also scheduled airline service to Westerly State Airport. The airport opened in 1950.
Block Island State Airport July 2015
Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 10,384 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 8,516 enplanements in 2009, and 9,821 in 2010. [3 ] It is included in the [4 ] National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a primary commercial service airport based on enplanements in 2008 (more than 10,000 per year), however it qualifies as a [5 ] non-primary commercial service airport based on enplanements in 2010.
Block Island State Airport is one of six active airports operated by the Rhode Island Airport Corporation, the other five being
T.F. Green State Airport, Newport State Airport, North Central State Airport, Quonset State Airport and Westerly State Airport.
Facilities and Aircraft [ edit ]
Block Island State Airport covers an area of 136
acres (55 ha) at an elevation of 108 feet (33 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 10/28 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,502 by 100 feet (763 x 30 m). [1 ]
For the 12-month period ending August 30, 2010, the airport had 16,503 aircraft operations, an average of 45 per day: 61%
general aviation, 38% air taxi, and <1% military. At that time there were 4 aircraft based at this airport: 75% single- engine and 25% multi-engine. [1 ]
Airlines and destinations [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for BID ( Form 5010 ). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012. PDF
^ "IATA Airport Code Search (BID: Block Island)". International Air Transport Association . Retrieved . July 19, 2013
^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). . Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009. CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data
^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). . Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011. CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data
^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (. PDF, 2.03 MB) . Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems
External links [ edit ]