Orcas Island Airport

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Orcas Island Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Port of Orcas
Location Eastsound, Washington
Elevation AMSL 31 ft / 9 m
Coordinates 48°42′29″N 122°54′38″W / 48.70806°N 122.91056°W / 48.70806; -122.91056Coordinates: 48°42′29″N 122°54′38″W / 48.70806°N 122.91056°W / 48.70806; -122.91056
ORS is located in Washington (state)
ORS is located in the US
Location of airport in Washington / United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 2,900 884 Asphalt
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 61,600
Based aircraft 75
For other places with the same name, see Orca.

Orcas Island Airport (IATA: ESDICAO: KORSFAA LID: ORS) is a public airport located 1 nautical mile (1.9 km; 1.2 mi) north of the central business district of Eastsound on Orcas Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States.[1]

Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned ORS by the FAA but has been assigned ESD from the IATA.

ORS has been assigned to Orpheus Island Resort Waterport in Queensland, Australia. [2] [3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Orcas Island Airport covers an area of 64 acres (26 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway (16/34) measuring 2,900 x 60 ft (884 x 18 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 61,600 aircraft operations, an average of 168 per day: 69% general aviation, 20% air taxi and 11% scheduled commercial. There are 75 aircraft based at this airport: 96% single engine and 4% multi-engine.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Kenmore Air Seattle/Boeing Field
San Juan Airlines Anacortes, Bellingham, Friday Harbor


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