Kenai Municipal Airport

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Kenai Municipal Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Kenai
ServesKenai, Alaska
Elevation AMSL99 ft / 30 m
Coordinates60°34′24″N 151°14′41″W / 60.57333°N 151.24472°W / 60.57333; -151.24472Coordinates: 60°34′24″N 151°14′41″W / 60.57333°N 151.24472°W / 60.57333; -151.24472
ENA is located in Alaska
Location of airport in Alaska
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2L/20R 7,855 2,394 Asphalt
2R/20L 1,980 604 Gravel
2W/20W 4,600 1,402 Water
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 100 30 Asphalt
H2 100 30 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Aircraft operations38,960
Based aircraft61

Kenai Municipal Airport (IATA: ENA, ICAO: PAEN, FAA LID: ENA) is a city-owned, public-use airport located in Kenai, a city in the Kenai Peninsula Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 96,565 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[2] 82,277 enplanements in 2009, and 86,857 in 2010.[3] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a primary commercial service airport (more than 10,000 enplanements per year).[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Kenai Municipal Airport covers an area of 1,200 acres (486 ha) at an elevation of 99 feet (30 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 2L/20R with a 7,855 by 150 feet (2,394 x 46 m) asphalt pavement and 2R/20L with a 1980 by 75 feet (604 x 23 m) gravel surface. It also has a seaplane landing area designated 2W/20W which measures 4,600 by 252 feet (1,402 x 77 m). In addition, the airport has two asphalt helipads that are 100 by 100 feet (30 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 1, 2011, the airport had 40,178 aircraft operations, an average of 110 per day: 58% air taxi, 32% general aviation, 8% military, and 3% scheduled commercial. At that time there were 61 aircraft based at this airport: 88.5% single-engine and 11.5% multi-engine.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service:

Grant Aviation Anchorage
Ravn Alaska Anchorage

Historical airline jet service[edit]

During the late 1970s and early 1980s, the airport had scheduled passenger jet service to Seattle (SEA). In 1979, Wien Air Alaska was operating nonstop flights to Seattle three days a week with Boeing 737-200 jetliners.[5] By 1981, Wien Air Alaska was flying daily direct Boeing 737-200 service to Seattle via an intermediate stop in Anchorage (ANC).[6] Wien then discontinued jet service into the airport and by 1984 was only flying nonstop service to Anchorage with all flights operated with commuter turboprop aircraft.[7]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for ENA (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "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)
  3. ^ "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)
  4. ^ "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)
  5. ^, Nov. 15, 1979 Official Airline Guide (OAG), Seattle/Tacoma International Airport flight schedules
  6. ^, April 1, 1981 Official Airline Guide (OAG), Anchorage & Seattle/Tacoma International Airport flight schedules
  7. ^, Sept. 1, 1984 Wien Airlines system timetable

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