Chadron Municipal Airport

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Chadron Municipal Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Chadron
ServesChadron, Nebraska
Elevation AMSL3,298 ft / 1,005 m
Coordinates42°50′15″N 103°05′43″W / 42.83750°N 103.09528°W / 42.83750; -103.09528Coordinates: 42°50′15″N 103°05′43″W / 42.83750°N 103.09528°W / 42.83750; -103.09528
WebsiteCDR Website
Map
CDR is located in Nebraska
CDR
CDR
CDR is located in the United States
CDR
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 5,998 1,828 Concrete
11/29 4,400 1,341 Concrete
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations7,665
Based aircraft18

Chadron Municipal Airport (IATA: CDR, ICAO: KCDR, FAA LID: CDR) is in Dawes County, Nebraska, five miles west of Chadron.[1] It sees one airline, subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.

Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 2,152 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[2] 1,875 in 2009 and 1,769 in 2010.[3] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility (the commercial service category requires at least 2,500 enplanements per year).

Facilities[edit]

Chadron Municipal Airport covers 716 acres (290 ha) at an elevation of 3,298 feet (1,005 m). It has two concrete runways: 2/20 is 5,998 by 100 feet (1,828 x 30 m) and 11/29 is 4,400 by 75 feet (1,341 x 23 m).[1]

In the year ending July 31, 2011 the airport had 7,665 aircraft operations, average 21 per day: 69% general aviation, 16% airline, 9% air taxi, and 6% military. 18 aircraft were then based at this airport: 94% single-engine and 6% multi-engine.[1]

Airline and destination[edit]

Great Lakes Airlines flew to Denver International Airport, connecting to United Airlines and Frontier Airlines, which both had codeshare agreements with Great Lakes.[4] Boutique Air took over Great Lakes' service beginning July 15, 2015.[5][6]

The first airline flights were Western DC-3s in 1956; Frontier replaced Western in early 1959. The last Frontier Twin Otter left in 1980.

AirlinesDestinations
Boutique Air Denver

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On June 12, 2013 a general aviation aircraft crashed during takeoff. The pilot had minor injuries, and the FAA was notified and sent investigators from the FAA in Rapid City.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for CDR (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. ^ Chadron Municipal Airport Archived July 21, 2009, at the Wayback Machine page at City of Chadron website
  5. ^ Editor, By. "City names new airline : Community". Retrieved 2015-05-05.
  6. ^ Axtell, John. First Boutique Air Flights July 1 For Alliance, July 15 For Chadron, KCSR, June 23, 2015, Retrieved 2015-06-28
  7. ^ Rapid City Journal

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