Central Airport

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Central Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
Serves Central, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 937 ft / 286 m
Coordinates 65°34′26″N 144°46′51″W / 65.57389°N 144.78083°W / 65.57389; -144.78083Coordinates: 65°34′26″N 144°46′51″W / 65.57389°N 144.78083°W / 65.57389; -144.78083
Map
CEM is located in Alaska
CEM
CEM
Location of airport in Alaska
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 2,782 848 Gravel/Dirt
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft Operations 4,000
Based Aircraft 0
Passengers 21
Freight 28,000 lbs

Central Airport (IATA: CEMICAO: PACE[2]FAA LID: CEM) is a state owned, public use airport located in Central,[1] in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. Commercial service is subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 47 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[3] 13 enplanements in 2009, and 20 in 2010.[4] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation airport.[5]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Central Airport covers an area of 97 acres (39 ha) at an elevation of 937 feet (286 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 7/25 with a gravel surface measuring 2,782 by 60 feet (848 x 18 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 4,000 aircraft operations, an average of 10 per day: 62.5% air taxi and 37.5% general aviation.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Warbelow's Air Ventures Fairbanks[6]

Statistics[edit]

Carrier shares: January – December 2015[7]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Warbelow's
21(100.00%)
Top domestic destinations: January – December 2015[7]
Rank City Airport Passengers
1 Alaska Fairbanks, AK Fairbanks International Airport 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for CEM (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective January 5, 2017.
  2. ^ PACE - Central Airport. AirNav.com. Retrieved July 7, 2009.
  3. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011. 
  5. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on 2012-09-27. 
  6. ^ "Warbelow's Flight Schedule". Warbelow's Air Ventures. Retrieved January 14, 2017. 
  7. ^ a b "central, AK: Central (CEM)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2015. Retrieved January 14, 2017. 

Other sources[edit]

  • Essential Air Service documents (Docket OST-1998-3621) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
    • Order 2003-11-1 (November 3, 2003): re-selecting Warbelow's Air Ventures, Inc. to continue providing essential air service at Central and Circle, Alaska, for the period beginning December 1, 2003, and ending November 30, 2005, at an annual subsidy of $56,932.
    • Order 2005-9-19 (September 19, 2005): re-selecting Warbelow's Air Ventures, Inc. to provide essential air service (EAS) to Central and Circle, Alaska, and establishing a subsidy rate of $124,841 per year for service consisting of five round trips each week routed Fairbanks-Central-Circle-Fairbanks with 8-seat Piper Navajo aircraft.
    • Order 2007-10-6 (October 4, 2007): re-selecting Warbelow's Air Ventures, Inc., to provide subsidized essential air service (EAS) at Central and Circle, Alaska, at an annual subsidy rate of $171,223 for the period of December 1, 2007, through November 30, 2009.
    • Order 2009-9-17 (September 25, 2009): re-selecting Warbelow's Air Service to provide essential air service (EAS) at Central and Circle, Alaska, at annual subsidy rate of $203,360 from December 1, 2009, through April 30, 2011.
    • Order 2011-9-11 (September 15, 2011): re-selecting Warbelow's Air Ventures, Inc., to provide essential air service (EAS) at Central and Circle, Alaska, for a combined annual subsidy of $275,598 ($137,799 for each community). Warbelow’s will provide five weekly round trips over a Fairbanks-Central-Circle-Fairbanks routing from December 1, 2011, through November 30, 2013. Warbelow's will use 8-seat Piper PA31-350 aircraft but will gradually phase in 9-seat Cessna 208B aircraft as the carrier retires the PA31-350.

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