Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IATA: IDA, ICAO: KIDA, FAA LID: IDA) is a city owned, public use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) northwest of the central business district of Idaho Falls, a city in Bonneville County, Idaho, United States. It was formerly known as Fanning Field.
This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a primary commercial service facility. As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 148,584 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 138,957 enplanements in 2009, and 144,365 in 2010.
The 2013 Federal sequester will result in the closure of the airport’s control tower and will require pilots to rely on air traffic controllers from other area airports.
IDAHO FALLS REGIONAL AIRPORT HISTORY
Horizon Air started running non-stop service between Idaho Falls and Seattle in 2003 with their larger Q400 planes that hold 76 passengers, but discontinued the service in 2004. It reinstated non-stop flights to Seattle beginning October 25, 2008. The flights included a stopover in Bozeman, Montana. This service was discontinued as of August 23, 2009. On June 16, 2010, Horizon Air announced its intention to once again discontinue all service to Idaho Falls effective August 22, 2010. At the time, the airline was servicing Idaho Falls to Boise.
IDAHO FALLS REGIONAL AIRPORT LOCATION
IDAHO FALLS REGIONAL AIRPORT FACTS
Elevation: 4744 ft.
Runway length available: 02/20 9002×150 ft. :: 17/35 4051×75 ft.