Hollis Seaplane Base

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Hollis Clark Bay Seaplane Base
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Summary
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Southeastern Region
Serves Hollis, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 0 ft / 0 m
Coordinates 55°29′26″N 132°37′25″W / 55.49056°N 132.62361°W / 55.49056; -132.62361Coordinates: 55°29′26″N 132°37′25″W / 55.49056°N 132.62361°W / 55.49056; -132.62361
Map
HYL is located in Alaska
HYL
HYL
Location of airport in Alaska
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
E/W 10,000 3,048 Water
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 450

Hollis Clark Bay Seaplane Base (IATA: HYLFAA LID: HYL) is a state owned, public use seaplane base located one nautical mile (2 km) northeast of the central business district of Hollis, a community in the Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska.[1] It was formerly known as Hollis Seaplane Base.[2]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 1,661 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[3] 1,820 enplanements in 2009, and 1,965 in 2010.[4] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility (the commercial service category requires at least 2,500 enplanements per year).[5]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Hollis Clark Bay Seaplane Base has one seaplane landing area designated E/W with a water surface measuring 10,000 by 500 feet (3,048 x 152 m).[1] It formerly had two landing areas, a NW/SE waterway measuring 6,000 by 500 feet (1,829 x 152 m) and an E/W waterway that was 4,500 by 500 feet (1,372 x 152 m).[2]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2006, the airport had 450 aircraft operations, an average of 37 per month: 89% air taxi and 11% general aviation.[1]

Airlines and non-stop destinations[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service:

Airlines Destinations
Pacific Airways Ketchikan [6]
Promech Air Ketchikan [7]
Taquan Air Ketchikan [8]
Carrier shares for January 2011 – December 2011[9]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
PM Air, LLC
1,830(49.39%)
Pacific
1,800(48.40%)
Venture
80(2.21%)
Top domestic destinations (January 2011 – December 2011)[9]
Rank City Airport Passengers
1 Ketchikan, AK Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base (WFB) 1,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for HYL (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "HYL – Hollis Seaplane Base – Hollis, Alaska, USA". FAA information effective July 31, 2008. AirNav. Archived from the original on September 7, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009.  External link in |work= (help)
  4. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011.  External link in |work= (help)
  5. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on September 27, 2012.  External link in |work= (help)
  6. ^ "Flight Schedules: Effective July 1, 2012 through August 15, 2012". Pacific Airways. Retrieved August 2, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Scheduled Flights: Effective July 1 ~ August 20, 2012". Promech Air. Retrieved August 2, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Summer Flight Schedule: Effective May 13 – September 15, 2012". Taquan Air. Retrieved August 2, 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "Hollis, AK: Hollis Seaplane Base (HYL)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2011. 

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