Jonesboro Municipal Airport

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Jonesboro Municipal Airport
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Jonesboro
ServesJonesboro, Arkansas
Elevation AMSL262 ft / 80 m
Coordinates35°49′54″N 090°38′47″W / 35.83167°N 90.64639°W / 35.83167; -90.64639Coordinates: 35°49′54″N 090°38′47″W / 35.83167°N 90.64639°W / 35.83167; -90.64639
Map
JBR is located in Arkansas
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Location of airport in Arkansas
JBR is located in the US
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JBR (the US)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 6,200 1,890 Asphalt
13/31 4,099 1,249 Asphalt
Statistics
Aircraft operations (2016)20,156
Based aircraft (2018)110
Departing Passengers (12 months ending Aug 2018)5,480

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.[1] It is mostly used for general aviation and is also served by Air Choice One through the federally subsidized Essential Air Service program.

This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, which categorized it as a non-primary commercial service airport.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

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).[1]

For the 12-month period ending August 31, 2016, the airport had 20,156 aircraft operations, an average of 55 per day: 87% general aviation, 13% air taxi and less than 1% military. In November 2018, there were 110 aircraft based at this airport: 71 single-engine, 27 multi-engine, 10 jet and 2 helicopter.[1]

Airline and destination[edit]

The following airline offers scheduled passenger service:

AirlinesDestinations
Air Choice One St. Louis

Note: Essential Air Service was formerly provided by Mesa Airlines.[3] There was a period of time in 2008 and 2009 where the airport was without commercial airline service.


Carrier shares: (Sep 2017 - Aug 2018) [4]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Air Choice One
10,620(100%)


Top destinations[edit]

Busiest domestic routes from JBR (Sep 2017 – Aug 2018)[4]
Rank Airport Passengers Carriers
1 St. Louis, Missouri 5,480 Air Choice One

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for JBR (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective November 8, 2018.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. 4 October 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on 27 September 2012. External link in |work= (help)
  3. ^ Mesa Plans to Drop Ark Service, January 23, 2008,
  4. ^ a b "Jonesboro Municipal (JBR) Summary Statistics". August 2018.

References[edit]

  • 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.

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