Hub Manager: Eddie Baker

About Bellingham

Bellingham International Airport (IATA: BLI, ICAO: KBLI, FAA LID: BLI) is three miles (5 km) northwest of Bellingham, in Whatcom County, Washington, and the third-largest commercial airport in Washington. BLI covers 2,190 acres (886 ha) of land. Bellingham is well known as a low-fare alternative airport to the Vancouver International Airport, and an estimated 65% of customers come from Canada. It is only 54 miles (87 km) from downtown Vancouver, and only 23 miles (37 km) from the Canadian border, where Greater Vancouver starts. On the Allegiant website the airport is referred to as Bellingham/Vancouver. The newly constructed gate area has five gates, a coffee shop and a restaurant with a bar. The second phase of the terminal expansion will add a baggage carousel in addition to larger ticketing and pre-security areas for passengers, should have been completed in phases beginning in 2012 and with completion expected by 2015.

Bellingham International Airport has bustling general aviation activity. Some of which is for the purpose of sightseeing in the San Juan Islands, Victoria in British Columbia, or the Canadian Gulf Islands. The majority of general aviation operations are commercial in nature; charters, flight training, transient, and private business operations provide essential contributions to the economy. It is also a convenient Port of Entry for those flying internationally. General aviation facilities comprise a site of approximately 20 acres south of the passenger terminal facilities. There are total a 73 tie-down spaces; 48 for based aircraft and 25 for transient aircraft. 103 aircraft are sheltered by seven T-hangar and corporate aircraft structures. There is also a terminal building dedicated to general aviation servicing.

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Top Aircraft Types

# Flights Type
1 65 AC50
2 39 DHC2 BEAVERW
3 15 DC-3
4 15 DHC3 OTTERP
5 14 DHC-6 CARGO

Top Pilots by Flights

# Flights Pilot
1 349 Eddie Baker

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Top Pilots by Hours

# Time Pilot
1 530:39 Eddie Baker

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Top Landings

# V/S A/C Airport Pilot
1 -15 ft/min C206 Z41 Eddie Baker

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