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Laramie Regional Airport

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Airport type  Public
Elevation AMSL  7,284 ft / 2,220 m
3/21  8,502
Elevation  2,220 m
Serves  Laramie, Wyoming
Website  www.LaramieAirport.com
Code  LAR
Phone  +1 307-742-4164
Laramie Regional Airport
Owner  Laramie Regional Airport Board
Address  555 N General Brees Rd, Laramie, WY 82070, USA

Laramie regional airport ranking


Laramie Regional Airport (IATA: LAR, ICAO: KLAR, FAA LID: LAR) is three miles west of Laramie, in Albany County, Wyoming. It is owned by the Laramie Regional Airport Board. Airline service is subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.

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Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 10,371 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 8,663 enplanements in 2009, and 8,999 in 2010. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a primary commercial service airport based on enplanements in 2008 (more than 10,000 per year).

The area has many businesses and the University of Wyoming and the Wyoming Technical Institute. The airport has airline flights to Denver, Colorado, but these are less than one percent of all flights. The airport has an important fire fighting role.

History

Built in 1934, the airport was Brees Field until 1992, after United States Army general Herbert J. Brees. To allow B-24 Bombers the runways were paved in 1944. Airline flights started in 1945; in 1959 the terminal building was built.

Facilities

The airport covers 1,580 acres (639 ha) at an elevation of 7,284 feet (2,220 m). It has two asphalt runways: 3/21 is 8,502 by 150 feet (2,591 x 46 m) and 12/30 is 6,300 by 100 feet (1,920 x 30 m).

In 2010 the airport had 11,762 aircraft operations, an average of 32 per day: 70% general aviation, 25% air taxi, 1% airline, and 4% military. 39 aircraft were then based at this airport: 74% single-engine, 23% multi-engine, and 3% ultralight.

Airlines and destinations

As of March 2016 only Skywest flies into Laramie on behalf of United Express. Normally a Bombardier CRJ-200 regional jet is operated on flights from Denver.

References

Laramie Regional Airport Wikipedia


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