Chinle Municipal Airport
|Chinle Municipal Airport|
|Elevation AMSL||5,550 ft / 1,692 m|
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.
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. 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).
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.
Facilities and aircraft
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.
- FAA Airport Master Record for E91 ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 25 August 2011.
- FAA Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data: 2006
- FAA National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems: 2007-2011
- "Navajo Nation, Air Transportation Department". Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 2 March 2007.
- Chinle Municipal Airport (E91) at Arizona DOT airport directory
- Chinle Airport at the Navajo Air Transportation Department
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