Port Bailey Seaplane Base

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Port Bailey Seaplane Base
Summary
Airport typePublic use
OwnerKadiak Fisheries
ServesPort Bailey, Alaska
Elevation AMSL0 ft / 0 m
Coordinates57°55′48″N 153°02′26″W / 57.93000°N 153.04056°W / 57.93000; -153.04056Coordinates: 57°55′48″N 153°02′26″W / 57.93000°N 153.04056°W / 57.93000; -153.04056
Map
KPY is located in Alaska
KPY
KPY
Location of airport in Alaska
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
E/W 10,000 3,048 Water

Port Bailey Seaplane Base (IATA: KPY[2], FAA LID: KPY[3]) is a public use seaplane base located in Port Bailey, in the Kodiak Island Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1] It is privately owned by Kadiak Fisheries.[1]

Scheduled passenger service to Kodiak, Alaska, is subsidized by the United States Department of Transportation via the Essential Air Service program.

Facilities[edit]

Port Bailey Seaplane Base has one seaplane landing area designated E/W with a water surface measuring 10,000 by 2,000 feet (3,048 x 610 m).[1]

Airline and destinations[edit]

The following airline offers scheduled passenger service:

AirlinesDestinations
Island Air Service Kodiak, Uganik, West Point[4]

Statistics[edit]

Carrier shares: January – December 2013[5]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Island
10(100%)
Top domestic destinations: Jan. – Dec. 2013[5]
Rank City Airport name & IATA code Passengers
2013 2012
1 Kodiak, AK Kodiak Airport (ADQ) <10 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Form 5010 for KPY PDF. Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (KPY: Port Bailey / Sea Plane Base)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved June 9, 2014.
  3. ^ "Airport information for KPY". Federal Aviation Administration. Retrieved June 9, 2014.
  4. ^ "Summer Float Schedule: Effective May 28, 2012 - September 22, 2012". Island Air Service. Archived from the original on July 24, 2012. Retrieved August 3, 2012.
  5. ^ a b "Port Bailey, AK: Port Bailey Airport (KPY)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2013. Retrieved June 9, 2014.

Other sources[edit]

  • Essential Air Service documents (Docket DOT-OST-2000-6945) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
    • Order 2005-3-4 (March 3, 2005): selecting Servant Air, Inc. to provide essential air service at Amook Bay, Kitoi Bay, Moser Bay, Olga Bay, Port Bailey, Port William, Seal Bay, West Point, and Zachar Bay, Alaska (Kodiak Bush), at the annual subsidy rate of $149,595 per year for the two-year period beginning with its inauguration of service.
    • Order 2007-5-18 (May 31, 2007): selecting Redemption, Inc., d/b/a Island Air Service, to provide essential air service (EAS) at Alitak, Amook Bay, Kitoi Bay, Moser Bay, Olga Bay, Port Bailey, Port Williams, Seal Bay, Uganik, West Point, Zachar Bay, Alaska (Kodiak 11), at subsidy rates of $152,534 annually, and at Karluk, Alaska, for $29,481 annually, through June 30, 2009.
    • Order 2009-4-23 (April 28, 2009): re-selecting Redemption, Inc., d/b/a Island Air Service, to provide essential air service at Alitak, Amook Bay, Kitoi Bay, Moser Bay, Olga Bay, Port Bailey, Port Williams, Seal Bay, West Point, Uganik, and Zachar Bay (Kodiak 11), Alaska, at a combined annual subsidy rate of $143,061 through October 31, 2011.
    • Order 2011-7-6 (July 19, 2011): re-selecting Redemption, Inc., d/b/a Island Air Service, to provide essential air service at Alitak, Amook Bay, Kitoi Bay, Moser Bay, Olga Bay, Port Bailey, Port Williams, Seal Bay, West Point, Uganik, and Zachar Bay, Alaska (Kodiak 11), at a combined annual subsidy rate of $144,972, from November 1, 2011, through October 31, 2013. Service levels were set at two round trips per week to Kodiak (ADQ) during the 18-week peak season and one round trip per week during the remainder of the year, all with DHC-2 Beaver aircraft.
    • Order 2013-9-12 (September 20, 2013): re-selecting Redemption Inc., d/b/a Island Air Service, to provide Essential Air Service (EAS) at Alitak, Amook Bay, Kitoi Bay, Moser Bay, Olga Bay, Port Bailey, Port Williams, Seal Bay, Uganik, West Point, and Zachar Bay, Alaska (Kodiak 11), for $124,663 annual subsidy from November 1, 2013, through October 31, 2015. Scheduled Service: 18-week peak period, 21-week shoulder, 13-week off-peak. Aircraft: DHC-2, Beaver, 6 seats.

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