Ogdensburg International Airport

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Ogdensburg International Airport
Ogdensburg International Airport Logo.png
Airport typePublic
OwnerOgdensburg Bridge & Port Authority
ServesOgdensburg, New York and Ottawa, Ontario
LocationOswegatchie, New York
Elevation AMSL297 ft / 91 m
Coordinates44°40′55″N 075°27′56″W / 44.68194°N 75.46556°W / 44.68194; -75.46556Coordinates: 44°40′55″N 075°27′56″W / 44.68194°N 75.46556°W / 44.68194; -75.46556
WebsiteOgdensburg International Airport
OGS is located in New York
Location of airport in New York / United States
OGS is located in the United States
OGS (the United States)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 6,400 1,951 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations2,756
Based aircraft7

Ogdensburg International Airport (IATA: OGS, ICAO: KOGS, FAA LID: OGS) is a public airport located in the town of Oswegatchie, two miles southeast of Ogdensburg, in St. Lawrence County, New York.[1] It is owned by the Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority, which also owns and operates the Ogdensburg–Prescott International Bridge, Port of Ogdensburg-Marine Terminal Facility, Commerce Park, Port of Waddington, a medium-heavy industrial park and two short line railroads. The Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority is a New York State public-benefit corporation.[2][3] The international airport is just outside the city limits on NY 812. It is used for general aviation and commercial service. Scheduled commercial flights are operated by one airline: SkyWest Airlines operating as United Express (service is subsidized by the Essential Air Service program).

Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 603 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[4] 2,329 in 2010,[5] and 10,281 in 2016.[6] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation airport (the commercial service category requires at least 2,500 enplanements per year).[7]


Ogdensburg International Airport covers 500 acres (202 ha) at an elevation of 297 feet (91 m). Its one runway, 9/27, was 5,200 by 150 feet (1,585 x 46 m) asphalt until the summer of 2016 when it was extended to 6,400 (1,951 m) by 150 feet length. In the year ending March 23, 2015 the airport had 1,508 aircraft operations, average 126 per month: 71% air taxi, 21% general aviation, and 8% military. Seven aircraft were then based at the airport, all single-engine.[1] There are a handful of buildings: a small hangar, storage shed and fire hall.[8]

Airline and destinations[edit]


United Express Chicago–O'Hare, Washington–Dulles

Airline flights (Mohawk DC-3s) started in 1957 after the airport got a 3800-ft paved runway.

A handful of tenants besides Skywest are at the airport:

  • St. Lawrence Flying Club Incorporated – fixed wing and rotary flight training


Annual traffic[edit]

Traffic (enplanements + deplanements) by calendar year [9]
Passengers Change from previous year
2010 4,450 N/A
2011 6,933 Increase55.80%
2012 9,914 Increase43.00%
2013 10,573 Increase6.65%
2014 10,754 Increase1.71%
2015 9,276 Decrease13.74%
2016 19,577 Increase111.05%
2017 44,206 Increase125.81%
2018 45,230 Increase2.32%

See also[edit]

Other New York State airports that target Canadian travellers:


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Form 5010 for OGS PDF. Federal Aviation Administration. Effective October 15, 2015.
  2. ^ "NYS OSC General Data Document describing the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority" (PDF). November 4, 2018.
  3. ^ "NYS Authorities Budget Office list of NYS Public Benefit Corporations". November 4, 2018.
  4. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). faa.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009.
  5. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). faa.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011.
  6. ^ "Final CY 2016 Passenger Boardings, Rank Order, and Percent Change from 2015 Data" (PDF). faa.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. October 10, 2017.
  7. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF). faa.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on September 27, 2012.
  8. ^ http://www.ogd.com/article/20141125/OGD/141129041
  9. ^ "Ogdensburg, NY: Ogdensburg International (OGS)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Retrieved March 20, 2019.

Other sources[edit]

  • Essential Air Service documents (Docket OST-1997-2842) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
    • Order 2005-5-8: reselects Mesa Air Group, Inc., d/b/a Air Midwest, to continue providing essential air service (EAS) at Massena, Ogdensburg and Watertown, New York, for a two-year period, and establishes an annual subsidy of $1,757,834 for service consisting of three round trips each weekday and three over the weekend period between the communities and Pittsburgh, with 19-seat Beech 1900D aircraft.
    • Order 2006-12-22: selecting Big Sky Transportation Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of MAIR Holdings, Inc. d/b/a Big Sky Airlines, to provide essential air service (EAS) at Massena, Ogdensburg, and Watertown, New York, consisting of 18 weekly round trips, three each weekday and three each weekend, to Boston, with 19-seat Beech 1900D turboprop aircraft for the two-year period beginning on or about March 1, 2007, at a combined annual subsidy of $2,097,906.
    • Order 2008-3-15: selecting Hyannis Air Service, Inc. d/b/a Cape Air, to provide subsidized essential air service (EAS) at Massena, Ogdensburg, and Watertown, New York, for the two-year period beginning when the carrier inaugurates full EAS pursuant to this Order, at a total annual subsidy of $3,879,863.
    • Order 2011-1-6: selecting Hyannis Air Service, Inc. d/b/a Cape Air (Cape Air), to continue providing subsidized essential air service (EAS) at Massena (for two years), at the annual subsidy rate of $1,708,911, and at Ogdensburg (for four years), at the annual subsidy rate of $1,702,697, beginning when the carrier inaugurates the new service pattern.

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