Grand Canyon National Park Airport

Infobox Airport
name = Grand Canyon National Park Airport
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IATA = GCN
ICAO = KGCN
FAA = GCN
type = Public
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operator = State of Arizona
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location = Grand Canyon
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Grand Canyon National Park Airport airport codes|GCN|KGCN|GCN is a public airport located in the Tusayan area of unincorporated Coconino County, Arizona, near Grand Canyon National Park, seven miles (11 km) from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. The airport is primarily used for scenic tours and charter flights, but there is scheduled commercial service.

History

The present day facility incorporates the site of the first official Grand Canyon airport, a landing field authorized by the U.S. Forest Service for commercial flights in 1925. The new airport first opened for business in October 1965. The airport terminal was completed and formally dedicated on October 20, 1967. Today, the airport is the third most active air carrier airport in the Arizona, following Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Tucson International Airport. Over 40 air taxi and commuter carriers serve the airport.

Airlines and destinations

* Air Grand Canyon (Grand Canyon)
* Grand Canyon Airlines (Boulder City, NV)
* Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters (Grand Canyon)
* Scenic Airlines (Boulder City, NV)
* Vision Airlines (North Las Vegas)

References

*FAA-airport|ID=GCN|use=PU|own=PU|site=00700.1*A

External links

* [http://www.azdot.gov/aviation/airports/airports_list.asp?FAA=GCN Grand Canyon National Park Airport] (Arizona DOT web site)
*FAA-diagram|05381


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