duluth international airport

Report
DULUTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Presented To: The Minnesota State Senate Transportation Committee
March 3, 2014
Presented By: Tom Werner
Executive Director
Duluth Airport Authority
AGENDA
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What/Who is the Duluth International Airport
Port of Entry
The New Terminal
Questions
THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY
• Legislation:
– Duluth Airport Authority Act of 1969
• Composition:
– Seven Directors
• Appointed by Mayor of Duluth
• Approved by City Council
• Three Year Terms
– 22 Employees
• Vision: Our vision is to be the region’s center of aviation, supporting
economic development by growing travel, cargo and business
services for our customers and communities.
• Mission: We are committed to providing our customers with
superior services in a safe, secure, professional environment.
A Regional Asset for Northern Minnesota
3,100 Acres
 10,100’ Primary Runway
 5,700’ Crosswind Runway
 Instrument Approaches
 Air Traffic Control Tower (24/7/365)
 Available Property for Development
AREA AVIATION PARTNERS
Duluth International Airport
1.3 Billion Regional Economic Impact
Direct
Indirect
Induced
Total
Employment
2,309
954
1,171
4,434
Output/Sales
$599.1
$146.8
$114.2
$861.0
Value-added
$146.9
$58.4
$66.0
$271.2
Labor income
$132.6
$40.4
$34.6
$207.6
Sources: AEO/DEED impact analysis; Duluth Airport
Authority; Duluth Air Nat’l Guard; IMPLAN Version 2.0.1025
International Technical Stops “Tech-stops”
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Aircraft Arriving into the United States Require US Customs Clearance
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Aircraft Departing the United States Often Need US Customs Authorization
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Provide aircraft, crew and passenger services:
• Fueling, Deicing, Garbage Handling
• Flight Planning / Weather Briefing
• Passenger / Bag Handling, Catering, Etc.
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Aircraft Typically at DLH For Less Than 30 Minutes
Helicopter
Corporate
Heavy Freighter
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Foreign Military
International Technical Stops “Tech-stops”
Strategically Located on Primary Great Circle Routes
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International Technical Stops “Tech-stops”
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Act of Congress to Declare Duluth an International “Airport of Entry”
• 5 Minnesota Airports
• 19 CFR 122.13
• 24 Hour x 7 Day a Week Operation
• Internationally Arriving Aircraft Cannot be Denied Entry at Duluth Airport
“Landing Rights” only Airport
• Minneapolis Airport (MSP) is an Example
• 19 CFR 122.14
• Set Hours of Operation
• Internationally Arriving Aircraft Can be Denied Entry
“User Fee” only Airport
• Rochester Airport (RST) is an Example
• 19 CFR 122.15
• Processing Fee
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Gateway to the Region
-First Thing People See When They Arrive
-Last Thing They See When They Go
1st Class Customer Experience
-From the Moment They Enter the Terminal
-To the Moment They Pick up Their Baggage
-Efficiency of Flow

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