North Little Rock Municipal Airport

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North Little Rock Municipal Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of North Little Rock
Serves North Little Rock, Arkansas
Elevation AMSL 545 ft / 166 m
Coordinates 34°49′59″N 092°15′15″W / 34.83306°N 92.25417°W / 34.83306; -92.25417Coordinates: 34°49′59″N 092°15′15″W / 34.83306°N 92.25417°W / 34.83306; -92.25417
Website NorthLittleRockAirport.com
Map
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Location of airport in Arkansas / United States
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 5,002 1,525 Concrete
17/35 3,019 920 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations 37,200
Based aircraft 150

North Little Rock Municipal Airport (ICAO: KORKFAA LID: ORK, formerly 1M1) is a public use airport in Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States.[1] It is owned by the City of North Little Rock and located four nautical miles (5 mi, 7 km) north of its central business district.[1]

This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation reliever airport[2] for Little Rock National Airport.[3]

Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned ORK by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA[4] (which assigned ORK to Cork Airport in Cork, Ireland).[5]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

North Little Rock Municipal Airport covers an area of 621 acres (251 ha) at an elevation of 545 feet (166 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 5/23 is 5,002 by 75 feet (1,525 x 23 m) with a concrete surface and 17/35 is 3,019 by 75 feet (920 x 23 m) with an asphalt surface.[1]

For the 12-month period ending August 31, 2008, the airport had 37,200 aircraft operations, an average of 101 per day: 97% general aviation, 3% air taxi, and <1% military. At that time there were 150 aircraft based at this airport: 78% single-engine, 13% multi-engine, 4% jet, 5% helicopter, and 1% ultralight.[1]

The airport's fixed-base operators (FBOs) are Barrett Aviation[6] and Air Charter Express.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for ORK (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective August 25, 2011.
  2. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB)" (PDF). 2011–2015 National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.  External link in |work= (help)
  3. ^ "North Little Rock Municipal Airport". Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  4. ^ "North Little Rock, Arkansas (FAA: ORK, ICAO: KORK)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Cork Airport, Ireland (IATA: ORK, ICAO: EICK)". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  6. ^ Barrett Aviation. Retrieved October 19, 2011.
  7. ^ Air Charter Express. Retrieved October 19, 2011.

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