Beluga Airport


Beluga Airport
Beluga Airport
IATA: BVUICAO: PABGFAA LID: BLG
Summary
Airport type Private
Owner ARCO Alaska, Inc.
Serves Beluga, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 130 ft / 40 m
Coordinates 61°10′20″N 151°02′38″W / 61.17222°N 151.04389°W / 61.17222; -151.04389
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 5,000 1,524 Gravel
9/27 2,400 732 Gravel
Statistics (1993)
Aircraft operations 5,600
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Beluga Airport (IATA: BVUICAO: PABGFAA LID: BLG) is a private-use airport located in Beluga, in the Kenai Peninsula Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is privately owned by ARCO Alaska, Inc.[1]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, this airport had 4,407 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2005 and 6,308 enplanements (all unscheduled) in 2006.[2]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned BLG by the FAA and BVU by the IATA[3] (which assigned BLG to Belaga Airport in Belaga, Sarawak, Malaysia[4]).

Facilities and aircraft

Beluga Airport has two gravel surfaced runways: 18/36 measuring 5,000 x 100 ft (1,524 x 30 m) and 9/27 measuring 2,400 x 60 ft (732 x 18 m). As per the most recent FAA records, for the 12-month period ending January 15, 1993, the airport had 5,600 aircraft operations, an average of 15 per day: 91% general aviation and 9% air taxi.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for BLG (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-10-25
  2. ^ FAA Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data: 2005 and 2006
  3. ^ Great Circle Mapper: BVU / PABG - Beluga, Alaska
  4. ^ Great Circle Mapper: BLG / WBGC - Belaga, Sarawak, Malaysia

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