Show Low Regional Airport

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Show Low Regional Airport
SOW logo.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Show Low
Serves Show Low, Arizona
Elevation AMSL 6,415 ft / 1,955 m
Coordinates 34°15′56″N 110°00′20″W / 34.26556°N 110.00556°W / 34.26556; -110.00556Coordinates: 34°15′56″N 110°00′20″W / 34.26556°N 110.00556°W / 34.26556; -110.00556
Website SOW Website
Map
SOW is located in Arizona
SOW
SOW
Location in Arizona
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 7,200 2,195 Asphalt
3/21 3,938 1,200 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Aircraft operations 12,833
Based aircraft 41

Show Low Regional Airport (IATA: SOW[2]ICAO: KSOWFAA LID: SOW) is two miles east of Show Low, in Navajo County, Arizona.[1] It is used for general aviation and sees one airline, subsidized by the federal government's Essential Air Service program at a cost of $1,672,000(per year).[3] Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 5,325 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[4] 4,470 in 2009 and 3,080 in 2010.[5] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a non-primary commercial service airport (between 2,500 and 10,000 enplanements per year).

Facilities[edit]

The airport covers 691 acres (280 ha) at an elevation of 6,415 feet (1,955 m). It has two asphalt runways: 6/24 is 7,200 by 100 feet (2,195 x 30 m); 3/21 is 3,938 by 60 feet (1,200 x 18 m).[1] The airport is an uncontrolled airport that has no control tower.[6]

In the year ending April 30, 2012 the airport had 12,833 aircraft operations, average 35 per day: 69% general aviation, 19% air taxi, 11% airline and 1% military. 41 aircraft were then based at this airport: 85% single-engine and 15% multi-engine.[1]

Airline and non-stop destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Boutique Air Phoenix–Sky Harbor

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for SOW (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (SOW: Show Low)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved June 5, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Essential Air Service Reports". U.S. Department of Transportation. Retrieved June 7, 2014. 
  4. ^ "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)
  5. ^ "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)
  6. ^ https://www.airnav.com/airport/KSOW

Other sources[edit]

  • Essential Air Service documents (Docket DOT-OST-1998-4409) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
    • Order 2005-3-16 (March 9, 2005): selecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. to provide Essential Air Service at Kingman, Prescott, Page, and Show Low for a new two-year period, at a combined first-year subsidy of $3,840,959, and a combined second-year subsidy of $3,854,958.
    • Order 2007-6-10 (June 13, 2007): selecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. to provide subsidized Essential Air Service at Page and Show Low, Arizona, for two years, with the new contract term beginning when Air Midwest inaugurates service at Kingman and Prescott. The annual subsidy rates for Page and Show Low will be $1,497,556 and $988,181, respectively. Page will receive 19 weekly nonstop round trips to Phoenix with the option to provide one more frequency during peak times and one fewer during non peaks. One round trip a day may be substituted to either Las Vegas (nonstop) or Denver (one-stop) with no change in subsidy. Show Low will receive 14 nonstop round trips per week to Phoenix with 19-passenger Beechcraft 1900D aircraft.
    • Order 2009-8-5 (August 10, 2009): re-selecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. to provide Essential Air Service at Page and Show Low, Arizona, at annual subsidy rates of $1,995,273 and $1,407,255, respectively, and for a 19-month period from October 1, 2009, through April 30, 2011.
    • Order 2011-3-4 (March 1, 2011): re-selecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. to provide Essential Air Service at Kingman, Page, Prescott, and Show Low, Arizona for the two-year period from May 1, 2011, to April 30, 2013, for a combined annual subsidy of $5,596,114.
    • Order 2013-6-1 (June 3, 2013): re-selecting Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. to provide Essential Air Service at Kingman, Page, Prescott, and Show Low, Arizona, for the two-year period from May 1, 2013, through April 30, 2015, for a combined annual subsidy of $7,873,533. Subsidy rate for Show Low: $1,672,000. Service consisting of 18 weekly nonstop round trips during peak season (May 1-October 31), and 12 weekly nonstop round trips during off-peak season (November 1 – April 30) to either Los Angeles International Airport or Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport using 19-passenger Beechcraft 1900D aircraft.
    • Order 2014-3-4 (March 7, 2014): approving the request of Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. to change part of its service pattern at Show Low, Arizona, to include the option of nonstop service to Denver International Airport via Farmington, New Mexico, effective March 9, 2014.

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