Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport
Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport IATA: BRW – ICAO: PABR – FAA LID: BRW Summary Airport type Public Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region Location Barrow, Alaska Elevation AMSL 44 ft / 13 m Coordinates Runways Direction Length Surface ft m 6/24 6,500 1,981 Asphalt Statistics (2010) Aircraft operations 12,010 Based aircraft 8 Source: Federal Aviation Administration
Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport (IATA: BRW, ICAO: PABR, FAA LID: BRW) is a public airport located in Barrow, a city in the North Slope Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska. It 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 nearby 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 <1% military. At that time there were 8 aircraft based at this airport: 3 single-engine and 1 multi-engine and 1 jet and 3 helicopters. .
Airlines and non-stop destinations
Airlines Destinations Alaska Airlines Anchorage, Deadhorse/Prudhoe Bay, Fairbanks Era Alaska Anchorage, Atqasuk, Barter Island, Deadhorse/Prudhoe Bay, Kaktovik, Nuiqsut, Point Lay, Wainwright
Busiest domestic routes out of BRW
(June 2010 - May 2011) 
Rank City Passengers Carriers 1 Anchorage, AK 22,000 Alaska, Era Alaska 2 Fairbanks, AK 7,000 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
- ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for BRW ( PDF), effective 13 January 2011
- ^ Great Circle Mapper: BRW - Barrow, Alaska (Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport)
- ^ About 9 miles (14 km) away, at Point Barrow
- ^ "About Barrow." City of Barrow. Retrieved 23 February 2009.
- ^ http://www.airnav.com/airport/PABR
- ^ http://www.transtats.bts.gov/airports.asp?pn=1&Airport=BRW&Airport_Name=Barrow,%20AK:%20Wiley%20Post/Will%20Rogers%20Memorial&carrier=FACTS
- FAA Alaska airport diagram (GIF)
- National Weather Service Barrow, Alaska
- Resources for this airport:
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