Jonesboro Municipal Airport

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Jonesboro Municipal Airport
Jonesboro JBR.jpg
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 United States
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JBR (the United States)
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 (2019)110
Departing Passengers (12 months ending Jul 2019)5,090

Jonesboro Municipal Airport (IATA: JBR, ICAO: KJBR, FAA LID: JBR) is located three miles east of Jonesboro, in Craighead County, Arkansas.[1] It is mostly used for general aviation and is served by Air Choice One through the federally subsidized Essential Air Service program.

The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021 categorized it as a non-primary commercial service airport.[2]

The first airline flights were Ozark DC-3s in 1950-51; Ozark left in 1954-55. Trans-Texas DC-3s appeared in 1961, and Texas International's last Convair 600 left in 1976.

Facilities[edit]

Jonesboro Municipal Airport covers 1,000 acres (405 ha) at an elevation of 262 feet (80 m). It has two 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]

In the year 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 October 2019, 110 aircraft were based at this airport: 71 single-engine, 27 multi-engine, 10 jet and 2 helicopter.[1]

Airline and destination[edit]

Scheduled airline service:

AirlinesDestinations
Air Choice One Jackson (TN), St. Louis

Essential Air Service was formerly provided by Mesa Airlines.[3] For a time in 2008 and 2009 the airport had no airline service.


Carrier shares: (Aug 2018 - Jul 2019) [4]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Air Choice One
10,040(100%)


Top destinations[edit]

Busiest domestic routes from JBR (Aug 2018 – Jul 2019)[4]
Rank Airport Passengers Carriers
1 St. Louis, Missouri 5,080 Air Choice One
2 Jackson, TN 10 Air Choice One

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for JBR (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective October 10, 2019.
  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". July 2019.

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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