Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport
|Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport|
|IATA: BRW – ICAO: PABR – FAA LID: BRW|
|Owner||State of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region|
|Elevation AMSL||44 ft / 13 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport, (IATA: BRW, ICAO: PABR, FAA LID: BRW) often referred to as Post/Rogers Memorial is a public airport located in Barrow, a city in the North Slope Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska. The airport is owned by the state. Situated on the Chukchi Sea at a latitude of 71.29°N, the airport is the farthest north of any in US territory. The airport is named after American humorist Will Rogers and aviator Wiley Post, both of whom died about 9 mi (14 km) away at Point Barrow in a 1935 airplane crash.
Facilities and aircraft
For the 12-month period ending January 11, 2011, the airport had 12,010 aircraft operations, an average of 33 per day: 50% air taxi, 37% general aviation, 12% scheduled commercial and fewer than 1% military. At that time there were 8 aircraft based at this airport: 1 jet, 3 helicopters, 1 multi-engine, and 3 single-engine.
Airlines and non-stop destinations
|Alaska Airlines||Anchorage, Deadhorse/Prudhoe Bay, Fairbanks|
|Era Alaska||Anchorage, Atqasuk, Barter Island/Kaktovik, Deadhorse/Prudhoe Bay, Nuiqsut, Point Lay, Wainwright|
|1||Anchorage, AK||22,000||Alaska, Era Alaska|
|3||Wainwright, AK||3,000||Era Alaska|
|4||Atqasuk, AK||2,000||Era Alaska|
|5||Point Lay, AK||1,000||Era Alaska|
|6||Nuiqsut, AK||1,000||Era Alaska|
|7||Deadhorse, AK||1,000||Alaska, Era Alaska|
- FAA Airport Master Record for BRW ( PDF), effective 13 January 2011
- "BRW - Barrow, Alaska (Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport)". Great Circle Mapper. 7 June 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
- "About Barrow". City of Barrow. 2012. Retrieved 2 February 2012.
- "Wiley Post-Will Rogers Memorial Airport, Barrow, Alaska, USA". Airnav. 31 May 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
- Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) (May 2011). "Barrow, AK: Wiley Post/Will Rogers Memorial (BRW)". U.S. Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2 February 2012.
- FAA Alaska airport diagram (GIF)
- National Weather Service Barrow, Alaska
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