Petersburg James A. Johnson Airport

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Petersburg James A. Johnson Airport
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Summary
Airport type Public
Operator State of Alaska DOT&PF - Southeast Region
Serves Petersburg, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 113 ft / 34 m
Coordinates 56°48′05″N 132°56′46″W / 56.80139°N 132.94611°W / 56.80139; -132.94611Coordinates: 56°48′05″N 132°56′46″W / 56.80139°N 132.94611°W / 56.80139; -132.94611
Map
PSG is located in Alaska
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Location of airport in Alaska
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 6,400 1,951 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 13,492
Based aircraft 18

Petersburg James A. Johnson Airport (IATA: PSGICAO: PAPGFAA LID: PSG) is a state owned, public use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) southeast of the central business district of Petersburg, a city in the Petersburg Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska which has no road access to the outside world.[1] Airline service is subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 19,901 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[2] 17,988 enplanements in 2009, and 18,468 in 2010.[3] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2015-2019, which categorized it as a primary commercial service (nonhub) airport (more than 10,000 enplanements per year) based on 18,800 enplanements in 2012.[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Petersburg James A. Johnson Airport has one runway designated 5/23 with an asphalt surface measuring 6,400 by 150 feet (1,951 x 46 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2011, the airport had 13,492 aircraft operations, an average of 36 per day: 15% general aviation, 74% air taxi, 10% scheduled commercial, and 1% military. At that time there were 18 aircraft based at this airport: 83% single-engine and 17% helicopter.[1]

Airline and destinations[edit]

The following airline offers scheduled passenger service:

Airlines Destinations
Alaska Airlines Anchorage, Juneau, Ketchikan, Seattle, Wrangell

Alaska Airlines operates daily Boeing 737-400 passenger and Boeing 737-400 passenger/cargo Combi aircraft jet service from the airport.[5]

Top destinations[edit]

Top ten busiest domestic routes out of PSG
(Dec 2015 - Nov 2016)[6]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Juneau, AK 12,000 Alaska
2 Seattle, WA 4,000 Alaska
3 Anchorage, AK 3,000 Alaska
4 Ketchikan, AK 2,000 Alaska
5 Wrangell, AK 390 Alaska

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for PSG (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 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. ^ "Appendix A: List of NPIAS Airports with 5-Year Forecast Activity and Development Estimate" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) Report. Federal Aviation Administration. Retrieved May 23, 2016. 
  5. ^ http://www.alaskaair.com, Alaska Airlines system timetable
  6. ^ http://www.transtats.bts.gov/airports.asp?pn=1&Airport=PSG&Airport_Name=Petersburg,%20AK:%20Petersburg%20Sea%20Plane%20Base&carrier=FACTS

Other sources[edit]

  • Essential Air Service documents (Docket OST-1998-4899) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
    • Order 2004-5-5 (May 4, 2004): tentatively reselects Alaska Airlines, Inc., to provide subsidized essential air service at Cordova, Gustavus, Petersburg, Wrangell, and Yakutat (southeast) Alaska, for the period from October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2006, at an annual rate of $5,723,008.
    • Order 2006-3-20 (March 22, 2006): re-selecting Alaska Airlines, Inc., to provide subsidized essential air service at Cordova, Gustavus, Petersburg, Wrangell, and Yakutat (southeast) Alaska, for the period from May 1, 2006, through April 30, 2009.
    • Order 2009-2-3 (February 9, 2009): re-selecting Alaska Airlines, Inc., to provide essential air service (EAS) at Cordova, Gustavus, and Yakutat, for an annual subsidy rate of $5,793,201 and at Petersburg and Wrangell at an annual subsidy rate of $1,347,195, through April 30, 2011.
    • Order 2011-2-1 (February 1, 2011): re-selecting Alaska Airlines, Inc., to provide essential air service (EAS) at Cordova, Gustavus, and Yakutat, for an annual subsidy rate of $4,486,951 and at Petersburg and Wrangell at an annual subsidy rate of $3,415,987, from May 1, 2011 through April 30, 2013.
    • Order 2013-2-10 (February 11, 2013): re-selecting Alaska Airlines, Inc., to provide Essential Air Service (EAS) at Cordova, Gustavus, and Yakutat, Alaska, for $4,827,052 annual subsidy and at Petersburg and Wrangell at an annual subsidy rate of $3,476,579, from May 1, 2013, through April 30, 2015.

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