Key West International Airport

Infobox Airport
name = Key West International Airport


IATA = EYW
ICAO = KEYW
FAA = EYW
type = Public
owner = Monroe County
operator =
city-served = Key West, Florida
location =
elevation-f = 3
elevation-m = 1
website = [http://www.monroecounty-fl.gov/Pages/MonroeCoFL_Airport/keywest/ monroecounty-fl.gov/...]
r1-number = 9/27
r1-length-f = 4,801
r1-length-m = 1,463
r1-surface = Asphalt
stat-year = 2006
stat1-header = Aircraft operations
stat1-data = 94,408
stat2-header = Based aircraft
stat2-data = 43
footnotes = Source: Federal Aviation AdministrationFAA-airport|ID=EYW|use=PU|own=PU|site=03263.*A, effective 2007-10-25]

Key West International Airport Airport codes|EYW|KEYW|EYW is a county-owned public airport located two miles (3 km) east of the central business district of Key West, in Monroe County, Florida, United States.

The IATA code starts from the second letter of the name (Key West) because initial "K" is a reserved block; the ICAO code restores the K in the identification as "K" is the first position ICAO code used for airports located in the Continental United States. Flights departing from EYW often have strict weight or baggage restrictions due to the short length of the runway.

Facilities and aircraft

Key West International Airport covers an area of 255 acres (103 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway (9/27) measuring 4,801 x 100 ft (1,463 x 30 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2006, the airport had 94,408 aircraft operations, an average of 258 per day: 51% general aviation, 29% air taxi, 14% military and 6% scheduled commercial. There are 43 aircraft based at this airport: 70% single-engine, 28% multi-engine and 2% jet.

Airlines and destinations

cheduled passenger service

* American Airlines
** American Eagle operated by Executive Air (Miami)
* Continental Airlines
** Continental Connection operated by Cape Air (Fort Myers)
** Continental Connection operated by Gulfstream International Airlines (Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Tampa, West Palm Beach)
* Delta Air Lines
** Delta Connection operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines (Atlanta)
* US Airways
** US Airways Express operated by Republic Airlines (Charlotte)

Air taxi service

* Seaplanes of Key West (Fort Jefferson/Dry Tortugas)
* Yellow Air Taxi (Naples, Ft. Lauderdale)

References

External links

* [http://www.monroecounty-fl.gov/Pages/MonroeCoFL_Airport/keywest/ Key West International Airport] page at Monroe County website
*PDF| [http://www.cfaspp.com/FASP/AirportPDFs/key%20west%20intl%20%28april%202005%29.pdf Key West International Airport] |883 KiB brochure from [http://www.cfaspp.com/airports.asp CFASPP] (April 2005)
*WikiMapia|24.5561|-81.7596|14
*FAA-diagram|00606
*US-airport|EYW


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