Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport

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Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport
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Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Hancock County, Maine
Serves Hancock County
Location Trenton, Maine
Elevation  AMSL 83 ft / 25 m
Coordinates 44°26′59″N 068°21′42″W / 44.44972°N 68.36167°W / 44.44972; -68.36167
HANCOCK COUNTY-BAR HARBOR AIRPORT Latitude and Longitude:

44°26′59″N 068°21′42″W / 44.44972°N 68.36167°W / 44.44972; -68.36167
Website www.BHBairport.com
Map
BHB is located in Maine
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BHB is located in the US
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Location of airport in Maine / United States
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 5,200 1,585 Asphalt
17/35 3,253 992 Asphalt
Statistics
Aircraft operations (2016) 21,250
Based aircraft (2017) 33
Total Passengers Served (12 months ending Jun 2017) 16,475

Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport ( IATA: BHBICAO: KBHBFAA LID: BHB) is a county owned, public use airport located in Trenton, Maine, eight  nautical miles (9  mi, 15  km) northwest of the central business district of Bar Harbor, a city in Hancock County, Maine, United States. [1] It serves the residents of Hancock County with commercial and charter aviation services. During the summer months, the airport becomes one of Maine's busiest, with significant private jet operations bringing visitors to the numerous summer colonies in the county, which includes Mount Desert Island. Scheduled passenger airline service is subsidized by the Essential Air Service program. [2]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 10,562 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, [3] 10,100 enplanements in 2009, and 11,109 in 2010. [4] It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, in which it is categorized as a non-primary commercial service facility. [5]

History

The airport operated as Bar Harbor Naval Auxiliary Air Facility (NAAF) supporting operations of Naval Air Station Brunswick from September 1, 1943 until November 15, 1945. [6]

Facilities and aircraft

Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport covers an area of 468 acres (189 ha) at an elevation of 83 feet (25 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 4/22 is 5,200 by 100 feet (1,585 x 30 m) and 17/35 is 3,253 by 75 feet (992 x 23 m). [1] The airport is an uncontrolled airport that has no control tower. [7]

For the 12-month period ending September 30, 2016, the airport had 21,250 aircraft operations, an average of 58 per day: 84% general aviation, 8% scheduled commercial, 7% air taxi, and <1% military. In September 2017, there were 33 aircraft based at this airport: 32 single- engine and 1 glider. [1]

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Cape Air Boston
Elite Airways Seasonal: Vero Beach
PenAir Seasonal: Boston

Cape Air operates Cessna 402 twin prop aircraft, Elite Airways flies both CRJ200 and CRJ700 regional jets and PenAir operates Saab 340B turboprops. PenAir's service also operate as code sharing flights via an agreement with Alaska Airlines.

Statistics

Carrier shares

Carrier shares: (Jul 2016 – Jun 2017) [8]
Carrier Passengers (arriving and departing)
Cape Air
8,770(52.22%)
Peninsula
6,480(39.33%)
Elite
1,230(7.45%)

Top destinations

Busiest domestic routes from BHB (Jul 2016 – Jun 2017) [8]
Rank Airport Passengers Carriers
1 Boston, Massachusetts 7,650 Cape Air, PenAir
2 Newark, New Jersy 540 Elite
3 Vero Beach, Flordia 110 Elite

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