Jonesboro Municipal Airport
|Jonesboro Municipal Airport|
|IATA: JBR – ICAO: KJBR – FAA LID: JBR|
|Owner||City of Jonesboro|
|Elevation AMSL||262 ft / 80 m|
Jonesboro Municipal Airport (IATA: JBR, ICAO: KJBR, FAA LID: JBR) is a city-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) east of the central business district of the City of Jonesboro, in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States. It is mostly used for general aviation and is also served by Air Choice One through the federally subsidized Essential Air Service program.
As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 1,339 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 165 enplanements in 2009, and 522 in 2010. This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation airport (the commercial service category requires at least 2,500 enplanements per year).
Facilities and aircraft
Jonesboro Municipal Airport covers an area of 1,000 acres (405 ha) at an elevation of 262 feet (80 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 5/23 is 6,200 by 150 feet (1,890 x 46 m) and 13/31 is 4,099 by 150 feet (1,249 x 46 m).
For the 12-month period ending June 30, 2008, the airport had 20,156 aircraft operations, an average of 55 per day: 87% general aviation, 13% air taxi, and <1% military. At that time there were 119 aircraft based at this airport: 76% single-engine, 18% multi-engine, and 6% jet.
Airline and destination
The following airline offers scheduled passenger service:
|Air Choice One||St. Louis|
- FAA Airport Master Record for JBR ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 25 August 2011.
- "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. 18 December 2009. External link in
- "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. 4 October 2011. External link in
- "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. 4 October 2010. External link in
- Mesa Plans to Drop Ark Service, January 23, 2008
- Essential Air Service documents (Docket OST-1997-2935) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
- Order 2005-1-14: selecting Air Midwest, Inc., to provide essential air service at El Dorado/Camden, Jonesboro, Harrison and Hot Springs, Arkansas, at a subsidy rate of $4,155,550 annually for a two-year rate term.
- Order 2007-1-7: selecting Air Midwest, Inc. to provide essential air service at El Dorado/Camden, Jonesboro, Harrison and Hot Springs, Arkansas, at a subsidy rate of $4,296,348 annually for the two-year rate term beginning April 1, 2007.
- Order 2009-6-25: tentatively selecting Alaska Juneau Aeronautics, Inc. d/b/a SeaPort Airlines (SeaPort) to provide subsidized essential air service (EAS) at El Dorado/Camden, Harrison, Hot Springs, and Jonesboro, Arkansas, for two years.
- Order 2009-7-8: making final the tentative selection of Alaska Juneau Aeronautics, Inc. d/b/a SeaPort Airlines, to provide essential air service at El Dorado/Camden, Harrison, Hot Springs, and Jonesboro, Arkansas.
- Jonesboro Municipal Airport at City of Jonesboro web site
- Jonesboro Municipal (JBR) from Arkansas Department of Aeronautics
- Aerial image as of 28 February 2001 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for JBR, effective February 4, 2016
- Resources for this airport: