May Creek Airport

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May Creek Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator State of Alaska DOT&PF
Serves May Creek, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 1,650 ft / 503 m
Coordinates 61°20′08″N 142°41′12″W / 61.33556°N 142.68667°W / 61.33556; -142.68667Coordinates: 61°20′08″N 142°41′12″W / 61.33556°N 142.68667°W / 61.33556; -142.68667
Map
MYK is located in Alaska
MYK
MYK
Location of airport in Alaska
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 2,700 823 Turf/Gravel
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 350

May Creek Airport (IATA: MYKFAA LID: MYK) is a state owned, public use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) south of the central business district of May Creek, in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1] Scheduled passenger service is subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 28 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[2] 18 enplanements in 2009, and 8 in 2010.[3] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation airport.[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

May Creek Airport has one runway designated 13/31 with a turf and gravel surface measuring 2,700 by 100 feet (823 x 30 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 350 aircraft operations, an average of 29 per month: 57% general aviation and 43% air taxi.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Copper Valley Air Service Gulkana

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for MYK (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
  2. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). faa.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). faa.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011. 
  4. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). faa.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. 

Other sources[edit]

  • Essential Air Service documents (Docket DOT-OST-1995-492) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
    • Order 2003-3-16 (March 20, 2003): tentatively re-selecting Ellis Air Taxi, Inc., to provide essential air service at Gulkana, May Creek and, McCarthy, Alaska, for the two-year period from February 1, 2003, through January 31, 2005, at a combined annual subsidy of $231,101.
    • Order 2005-3-14 (March 8, 2005): tentatively re-selecting Ellis Air Taxi, Inc., to provide essential air service at Gulkana, May Creek and, McCarthy, Alaska, for the two-year period from February 1, 2005, through January 31, 2007, at a combined annual subsidy of $339,356.
    • Order 2006-11-23 (November 27, 2006): re-selecting Ellis Air Taxi, Inc., to provide essential air service (EAS) at Gulkana, May Creek, and McCarthy, Alaska, for the two-year period beginning February 1, 2007, at an annual subsidy rate of $392,174.
    • Order 2008-12-19 (December 29, 2008): selecting Ellis Air Taxi, Inc. d/b/a Copper Valley Air Service, to continue providing essential air service (EAS) at Gulkana, May Creek and McCarthy, Alaska, for a new two-year period, through January 31, 2011, and establishing a combined subsidy rate of $424,652 annually.
    • Order 2010-12-8 (December 6, 2010): re-selecting Ellis Air Taxi Inc. d/b/a Copper Valley Air Service, to provide subsidized essential air service (EAS) at Gulkana, May Creek, and McCarthy, Alaska, for the two-year period beginning February 1, 2011, at the annual subsidy rates of $262,220 for Gulkana, and $176,692 for both May Creek and McCarthy.
    • Order 2012-11-34 (November 30, 2012): re-selecting Copper Valley Air Service to provide subsidized Essential Air Service (EAS) at Gulkana, May Creek, and McCarthy, Alaska, for the two-year period beginning February 1, 2013, at the annual subsidy rates of $269,189 for Gulkana (six-seat twin engine Piper PA-31 aircraft and operate two nonstop round trips each week year-round to Anchorage), and $206,198 for both May Creek and McCarthy (two nonstop or one-stop round trips per week to Gulkana using three-seat Cessna 185 aircraft during winter months and four-seat Cessna 206 aircraft during summer months).

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