Green Bay–Austin Straubel International Airport

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Green Bay–Austin Straubel International Airport
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Summary
Airport typePublic
Owner Brown County
OperatorBrown County Airport Department
Serves Green Bay, Wisconsin
Location Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin
Time zone CST (UTC−06:00)
  Summer (DST)CDT (UTC−05:00)
Elevation  AMSL 695 ft / 212 m
Coordinates 44°29′05″N088°07′47″W / 44.48472°N 88.12972°W / 44.48472; -88.12972 Coordinates: 44°29′05″N088°07′47″W / 44.48472°N 88.12972°W / 44.48472; -88.12972
Website www.flygrb.com
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Location of airport in Wisconsin, United States
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GRB (the United States)
Runways
Direction LengthSurface
ftm
18/368,7002,651Concrete
6/247,7002,347Concrete
Statistics
Passenger volume (12 months ending March 2020)667,000
Departing passengers (12 months ending March 2020)333,000
Scheduled flights6,398
Cargo (lb.)129k
Aircraft operations (2019)44,698
Based aircraft (2021)112

Green Bay–Austin Straubel International Airport( IATA : GRB, ICAO : KGRB, FAA LID : GRB), is a county-owned public-use airport in Brown County, Wisconsin, United States, which serves Northeastern Wisconsin. [1] The airport is located 7 nautical miles (13  km ; 8.1  mi ) southwest of downtown Green Bay, [1] in the village of Ashwaubenon. It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2021–2025, in which it is categorized as a non-hub primary commercial service facility. [3] The airport sits on portions of land encompassing Green Bay and the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin's Indian reservation. It has two runways and is used for commercial air travel and general aviation. There are two concourses with six gates each. [4] The airport is named for Lt. Col. Austin Straubel, the first aviator from Brown County to lose his life in his country's service on February 3, 1942, after having served for thirteen years in the United States Army Air Corps. The airport name was officially changed to Green Bay–Austin Straubel International Airport on August 17, 2016. [5] [6]

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Green Bay–Austin Straubel International Airport is also known as "The Gateway to Lambeau", as it is the primary airport utilized for people traveling to Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers. [7]

Facilities

Green Bay–Austin Straubel International Airport has two fixed-base operators: Executive Air and Jet Air. Both offer full service during operating hours. The airport covers 2,441 acres (988 ha) and has two runways. [1]

For the twelve-month period ending December 31, 2019, the airport had 44,698 aircraft operations, an average of 122 per day: 64% general aviation, 18% air taxi, 16% commercial airline and 2% military. In January 2021, there were 112 aircraft based at this airport: 76 single-engine, 18 multi-engine, 16 jet, 1 helicopter and 1 ultra-light. [1]

Airlines and destinations

Passenger

AirlinesDestinations
American Eagle Chicago–O'Hare
Delta Air Lines Seasonal: Atlanta, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Delta Connection Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Frontier Airlines Seasonal: Denver, Orlando
United Express Chicago–O'Hare

Cargo

AirlinesDestinations
AirNet Express Milwaukee
Freight Runners Express Appleton, Milwaukee
Pro Aire Cargo Iron Mountain

Statistics

Top destinations

Busiest domestic routes out of GRB
(August 2019 – July 2020)
[2]
RankCityPassengersCarriers
1 Chicago–O'Hare, Illinois 95,380American, United
2 Minneapolis/St Paul, Minnesota 48,770Delta
3 Detroit, Michigan 48,570Delta
4 Atlanta, Georgia 21,900Delta
5 Denver, Colorado 9,220Frontier
6 Orlando, Florida 8,440Frontier

Passenger traffic

Airline market share

Largest airlines at GRB (August 2019 – July 2020) [2]
RankAirlinePassengersShare
1 SkyWest Airlines 162,00035.07%
2 Endeavor Air 93,61020.31%
3 Envoy Air 64,80014.06%
4 GoJet Airlines 36,2107.85%
5 Frontier Airlines 34,1207.40%

Accidents and incidents

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