Rampart Airport

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Rampart Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
Serves Rampart, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 307 ft / 94 m
Coordinates 65°30′28″N 150°08′27″W / 65.50778°N 150.14083°W / 65.50778; -150.14083Coordinates: 65°30′28″N 150°08′27″W / 65.50778°N 150.14083°W / 65.50778; -150.14083
Map
RMP is located in Alaska
RMP
RMP
Location of airport in Alaska
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 3,520 1,073 Gravel
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 350

Rampart Airport (IATA: RMPFAA LID: RMP) is a state owned, public use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) east of the central business district of Rampart,[1] in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. Commercial service is subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 224 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[2] 159 enplanements in 2009, and 224 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]

Rampart Airport has one runway designated 11/29 with a gravel surface measuring 3,520 by 75 feet (1,073 x 23 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 350 aircraft operations, an average of 29 per month: 71% air taxi and 29% general aviation.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Warbelow's Air Ventures Fairbanks[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for RMP (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. 
  5. ^ "Flight Schedule". Warbelow's Air Ventures. May 16, 2012. Retrieved June 15, 2012. 

Other sources[edit]

  • Essential Air Service documents (Docket OST-2008-0201) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
    • 90-Day Notice (June 26, 2008): from Warbelow's Air Ventures, Inc. of its intent to terminate essential air service ("EAS") between Fairbanks and Rampart, Alaska (unable to operate this service economically without a subsidy).
    • Order 2008-7-7 (July 3, 2008): the Department is prohibiting Warbelow's Air Ventures, Inc., from suspending service at Rampart, Alaska, and requesting proposals by July 31 from carriers interested in providing replacement essential air service.
    • Order 2008-9-20 (September 16, 2008): selecting Warbelow’s Air Ventures, Inc., to provide subsidized essential air service at Rampart, Alaska, for the two-year period from September 24, 2008, through September 30, 2010, at an annual rate of $86,701.
    • Order 2010-7-10 (July 15, 2010): re-selecting Warbelow's Air Ventures, Inc., to provide essential air service (EAS) at Rampart, Alaska, at an annual subsidy rate of $97,679 from October 1, 2010, through September 30, 2012.
    • Order 2012-10-14 (October 11, 2012): re-selecting Warbelow’s Air Ventures, Inc., to provide Essential Air Service (EAS) at Rampart, Alaska, for $76,416 annually for two nonstop round trips per week to Fairbanks with Piper Navajo equipment through October 31, 2014.

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