Eastern Slopes Regional Airport
|Eastern Slope Regional Airport|
|Operator||Eastern Slope Airport Authority|
|Elevation AMSL||454 ft / 138 m|
Eastern Slope Regional Airport (IATA: FRY, ICAO: KIZG, FAA LID: IZG), also known as Fryeburg Airport, is a public airport located three miles (5 km) southeast of the central business district of Fryeburg, a town in Oxford County, Maine, United States. It is owned by the Town of Fryeburg. The airport is accessible from ME-5 in Fryeburg and Brownfield, Maine. It is very close to Conway, New Hampshire.
Until 2004, the airport served very little purpose except to Dearborn Precision Tubular Products, which used it as a cargo stop. In 2004, Eastern Slopes Aviation began to try to secure funding for development at the airport, including the construction of a terminal and the establishment of commuter service from the airport to Portland, Maine, slated to begin in spring 2006. The airport handled 12,605 passengers in 2004.
Facilities and aircraft
Eastern Slope Regional Airport covers an area of 533 acres (216 ha) which contains one runway designated 14/32 with a 4,200 x 75 ft (1,280 x 23 m) asphalt surface. For the 12-month period ending August 26, 2006, the airport had 33,350 aircraft operations, an average of 91 per day: 99% general aviation (33,000), 1% air taxi and <1% military.
Airlines (passenger and cargo)
- FAA Airport Master Record for IZG ( PDF), effective 2007-12-20
- Great Circle Mapper: FRY / KIZG - Fryeburg, Maine (Eastern Slope Regional Airport)
-  Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: White Mountain Airport (CWN), North Conway, New Hampshire