Charlevoix Municipal Airport

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Charlevoix Municipal Airport
Airport Charlevoix II.JPG
Aerial view, September 2007
Airport type Public
Owner City of Charlevoix
Serves Charlevoix, Michigan
Elevation AMSL 669 ft / 204 m
Coordinates 45°18′17″N 085°16′31″W / 45.30472°N 85.27528°W / 45.30472; -85.27528Coordinates: 45°18′17″N 085°16′31″W / 45.30472°N 85.27528°W / 45.30472; -85.27528
CVX is located in Michigan
Location of airport in Michigan
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 1,280 390 Turf
9/27 4,550 1,387 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Total enplanements 16,852 Increase 13%
Aircraft operations (2010) 30,000
Based aircraft (2010) 14

Charlevoix Municipal Airport (ICAO: KCVXFAA LID: CVX) is a city owned, public use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) southwest of the central business district of Charlevoix, a city in Charlevoix County, Michigan, United States.[1] It is mostly used for general aviation, but also offers passenger service to Beaver Island via Island Airways and Fresh Air Aviation.[3]


As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 17,854 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[4] 15,427 enplanements in 2009, and 14,966 in 2010.[5] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a primary commercial service airport (more than 10,000 enplanements per year).[6]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Charlevoix Municipal Airport is assigned CVX by the FAA[1] but has no designation from the IATA.[7]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Charlevoix Municipal Airport covers an area of 185 acres (75 ha) at an elevation of 669 feet (204 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 9/27 is 4,550 by 75 feet (1,387 x 23 m) with an asphalt surface and 4/22 is 1,280 by 200 feet (390 x 61 m) with a turf surface.[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2010, the airport had 30,000 aircraft operations, an average of 82 per day: 58% general aviation, 40% air taxi, and 2% military. At that time there were 14 aircraft based at this airport: 50% single-engine and 50% multi-engine.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Island Airways Beaver Island (6Y8) [8]
Fresh Air Aviation Beaver Island (SJK) [9]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for CVX (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
  2. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2011" (PDF, 298 KB). CY 2011 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 29, 2012. Retrieved February 25, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Charlevoix Municipal Airport". City of Charlevoix. Retrieved June 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011. 
  6. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Charlevoix Municipal Airport (ICAO: KCVX, FAA: CVX, IATA: none)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved June 18, 2012. 
  8. ^ Island Airways
  9. ^ Fresh Air Aviation

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