Yellowstone Regional Airport

Yellowstone Regional Airport (IATA: COD, ICAO: KCOD, FAA LID: COD) is a public-use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) southeast of the central business district of Cody, a city in Park County, Wyoming, United States.[1] It is the only commercial airport in Park County. It is in northwestern Wyoming, about 53 miles from the east entrance of Yellowstone National Park.

Yellowstone Regional Airport
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Cody
ServesCody, Wyoming
Elevation AMSL5,102 ft / 1,555 m
Coordinates44°31′13″N 109°01′26″W / 44.52028°N 109.02389°W / 44.52028; -109.02389Coordinates: 44°31′13″N 109°01′26″W / 44.52028°N 109.02389°W / 44.52028; -109.02389
Websitewww.FlyYRA.com
Map
COD is located in Wyoming
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Location of airport in Wyoming / United States
COD is located in the United States
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 8,268 2,520 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft operations55,688
Based aircraft79

The airport is owned by the city of Cody and is operated by the Yellowstone Regional Airport Joint Powers Board. This board was established in 1981 and is made up of 7 members appointed the Cody City Council and the Park County Commission.[2] The daily operations of the airport are overseen by an Airport Manager, who is appointed by the board.

It should not be confused with Yellowstone Airport, located 104 miles (167 km) away in West Yellowstone, Montana, near the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park.

Facilities and aircraftEdit

Yellowstone Regional Airport covers an area of 694 acres (281 ha) at an elevation of 5,102 feet (1,555 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 4/22 with an asphalt surface measuring 8,268 by 100 feet (2,520 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2008, the airport had 37,490 aircraft operations, an average of 102 per day: 83% general aviation, 17% air taxi, and <1% military. At that time there were 68 aircraft based at this airport: 82% single-engine, 6% multi-engine, 7% jet, 3% helicopter, and 2% glider.[1]

A new $12.5 million airport terminal opened in December 2010.[3][4][5] 95% of the cost for the new terminal is paid with an FAA grant, 3% is coming from the Wyoming State Aeronautics Division and the remaining 2% comes from the airport itself.[6]

Choice Aviation, the airport's fixed-base operators (FBOs), offer fuel, flight instruction, aircraft/hangar rental, and other services.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

PassengerEdit

AirlinesDestinations
Delta Connection Salt Lake City
United Express Denver
Seasonal: Chicago–O'Hare

StatisticsEdit

Top destinationsEdit

Busiest domestic routes from COD (December 2017 - November 2018)[7]
Rank Airport Passengers Carrier
1 Denver, Colorado 25,120 United Express
2 Salt Lake City, Utah 14,310 Delta Connection
3 Chicago, Illinois 0 United Express

Cargo airlinesEdit

FedEx Express and UPS Airlines both offer frequent air cargo services at the airport.

Ground transportationEdit

Budget, Hertz, and Thrifty all offer rental cars at the airport.

Passenger servicesEdit

Yellowstone Regional Airport offers free Wi-Fi Internet service in its terminal. In addition, food and beverage service is available at a restaurant at the airport.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for COD (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective July 29, 2010.
  2. ^ Yellowstone Regional Airport New Terminal Building
  3. ^ YRA New Terminal
  4. ^ Passenger Terminal Today
  5. ^ Yellowstone Regional Airport Joint Powers Board
  6. ^ YRA New Terminal Funding Sources
  7. ^ "Cody, WY: Yellowstone Regional (COD)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. February 2019. Retrieved February 20, 2019.

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