Chinle Municipal Airport

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Chinle Municipal Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Navajo Nation
Serves Chinle, Arizona
Elevation AMSL 5,550 ft / 1,692 m
Coordinates 36°06′34″N 109°34′32″W / 36.10944°N 109.57556°W / 36.10944; -109.57556
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 6,900 2,103 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations 7,800

Chinle Municipal Airport (FAA LID: E91), also referred to as Chinle Airport, is a public-use airport located three nautical miles (4 mi, 6 km) southwest of the central business district of Chinle, in Apache County, Arizona, United States. It is owned by the Navajo Nation.[1]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 131 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2005 and 2,059 enplanements (all unscheduled) in 2006.[2] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2007–2011, Chinle is a general aviation airport (the commercial service category requires at least 2,500 passenger boardings per year).[3]

This is one of six airports owned by the Navajo Nation; the other five being Kayenta Airport (0V7), Tuba City Airport (T03) and Window Rock Airport (RQE) in Arizona, plus Crownpoint Airport (0E8) and Shiprock Airport (5V5) in New Mexico.[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Chinle Municipal Airport covers an area of 357 acres (144 ha) at an elevation of 5,550 feet (1,692 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 6,900 by 60 feet (2,103 x 18 m). For the 12-month period ending April 17, 2010, the airport had 7,800 aircraft operations, an average of 21 per day: 74% air taxi and 26% general aviation.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for E91 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 25 August 2011.
  2. ^ FAA Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data: 2006
  3. ^ FAA National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems: 2007-2011
  4. ^ "Navajo Nation, Air Transportation Department". Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 2 March 2007. 

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