Ogden-Hinckley Airport

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Ogden-Hinckley Airport
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IATA: OGDICAO: KOGDFAA LID: OGD
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Ogden City Corporation
Serves Ogden–Clearfield metropolitan area
Elevation AMSL 4,473 ft / 1,363 m
Coordinates 41°11′44″N 112°00′47″W / 41.19556°N 112.01306°W / 41.19556; -112.01306Coordinates: 41°11′44″N 112°00′47″W / 41.19556°N 112.01306°W / 41.19556; -112.01306
Website FlyOgden.com
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OGD is located in Utah
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Location of airport in Utah
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3/21 8,103 2,470 Asphalt
16/34 5,195 1,583 Asphalt
7/25 3,618 1,103 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations 72,043
Based aircraft 244

Ogden-Hinckley Airport (IATA: OGD[2]ICAO: KOGDFAA LID: OGD) is a city owned, public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southwest of the central business district of Ogden, a city in Weber County, Utah, United States.[1] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation reliever airport.[3] Formerly known as Ogden Municipal Airport,[2][4] it is billed as Utah's busiest municipal airport for private planes.[5]

The airport is served by an FAA control tower with radar approach services provided by Salt Lake City TRACON.

History[edit]

During World War II the airfield was used by the United States Army Air Forces. The airport serves general aviation aircraft consisting of private and business aircraft, charters, sight-seeing, air ambulance, and flight training.

In September 2012, Allegiant Air commenced non-stop scheduled service to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.[6] Prior to this service, the closest airport with scheduled airline flights is Salt Lake City International Airport, located approximately 30 miles south. In the event the Salt Lake City International Airport closes or has to turn away aircraft due to circumstances such as weather conditions below landing minimums, Ogden-Hinckley is capable of accepting diverted commercial flights.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Ogden-Hinckley Airport covers an area of 720 acres (291 ha) at an elevation of 4,473 feet (1,363 m) above mean sea level. It has three runways with asphalt surfaces: 3/21 is 8,103 by 150 feet (2,470 x 46 m); 16/34 is 5,195 by 100 feet (1,583 x 30 m); 7/25 is 3,618 by 150 feet (1,103 x 46 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2010, the airport had 72,043 aircraft operations, an average of 197 per day: 99% general aviation, 1% military, and <1% scheduled commercial. At that time there were 244 aircraft based at this airport: 80% single-engine, 10% multi-engine, 5% helicopter, 3% jet, 1% ultralight, and 1% glider.[1]

Airline and destination[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Allegiant Air Phoenix/Mesa

Top destinations[edit]

Busiest domestic routes from Ogden
(Dec 2014 - Nov 2015)
[7]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Phoenix/Mesa, Arizona (AZA) 16,000 Allegiant

Accidents and incidents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for OGD (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "IATA Airport Code Search (OGD: Ogden Municipal)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved July 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF). faa.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on September 27, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Ogden Municipal Airport". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved July 11, 2013. 
  5. ^ "About Ogden-Hinckley Airport". Official website. Retrieved July 11, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Allegiant Announces Nonstop, Low Cost Flights between Ogden And Phoenix-Mesa" (Press release). Allegiant Air. June 27, 2012. 
  7. ^ UT: Ogden-Hinckley&carrier=FACTS "Ogden, Utah" Check |url= value (help). Bureau of Transportation Statistics. March 2014. 
  8. ^ "The Legacy of Douglas Corrigan: "Wrong Way" Landings By Commercial Airliners". Third Amendment. Retrieved 25 December 2009. 
  9. ^ "B-29 CRASHES IN SMOG; Calls One Utah Field, Cracks Up at Another -- 1 Dead, 7 Hurt". New York Times. December 19, 1953. Retrieved December 25, 2009. 

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