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Elevation: ZERO!

Great airport with helpful service, chilled FBO, and cheap gas. But I came here for the selfie with the airport sign showing "Elevation: 0.0"!

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First gravel strip

Landed here in a bonanza v35. Amazing park and service in McCarthy. Runway was fine and we had a great time exploring the glacier

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Friendly line service

Stopped here for gas on my way to norther AK. Staff came out to pump my gas and even gave us two homemade cookies!

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Great Service

Stopped to see 90 year old aunt. Flew her around Albany.

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Update

I've given this a provisional name based on the location, but I've come up with the same problem as @im -- not mapped, no data available. More research needed.

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Crowded airport

I have been to the San Diego airport several times to drop my mom it is a very crowded airport but still the management here works very fast we didn't have to stand in line for a long time.

https://www.mycodedetail.com/airport-codes/US/san-diego-international_san-diego

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Landed in SR22T G6

Very bumpy surface, I’d say its “iffy” for a Cirrus with wheel pants. Incredible spot, short walk to wonderful beach, tie downs and picnic tables on site. Need to sign a waiver and agreement with the operator before landing.

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FAA oddity - a CA coded airport in Nevada

Per Airnav:

Sectional chart: (AIRPORT IS 10 MILES INTO NEVADA. THE CLOSEST ASSC CITY IS BISHOP, CA - AND IS CORRECTLY CHARTED ON SAN FRANCISCO SECTIONAL.)

Since it's not actually in California, I have corrected the data to reflect that it is indeed closer to Dyer, Nevada.

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Army National Guard Helicopter LZ

Used for landings in support of frequent Texas ANG helicopter operations at this lake.

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Hello! How to download these georeferenced satellite images?

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Corrected.

It only took a decade ... but yeah, we're all good here now.

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Good gas stop

Must have been an old military base. Massive runway. ForeFlight said fair condition but I would say it was good

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Great restaurant!

Stopped to meet my brother and sister-in-law. The restaurant gave us a bowl of water for our dogs. Very friendly

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My instructor pointed out this field a while ago, and every time I fly above it - it does look like an airport. I tried simulated engine failure to approach in this airfield but it's pretty steep on one end and very close to Livermore on the other. Not sure if this is a private field or maybe it never went into operation. Could not find any information about it either

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good gas stop

TWO avgas pumps!!

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Great gas stop!

Loved stopping here for gas, classic small town airport

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Smooth landing

This airport had one of the smoothest runways I’ve landed on!

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Not Functional

The aiport is no longer functional. It's been converted to a flea market and landing there would be virtually impossible.

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Nice place to go

I am here for a few days to finish up my private certificate. Will probably consider coming back to get commercial and IFR.

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Update

Signed as closed and for sale. Gliderport field is overgrown and now dotted with bushes. Checked in-person 15 May 2021.

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Repurposing duplicate

Reusing Snyder Airport duplicate to cover nearby hospital heliport.

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Independent Helicopters (76NY) now under KSWF airspace

new site added Jun2020

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Beutiful New Airport BUT

Not maned no office no bathroom beware

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Great AIrport

Quick fuel turnaround

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poor shape

this airport is in poor condition, not sure if its really even open as there were small X's on the runway

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fees

$309 for a bonanza. not as bad as SFO's $365

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Can you imagine an airport here?

Per http://www.aerofiles.com/airports-CA.html, "[approx: 37-43-22N, 119-38-09W] (19??-19??) 1927 = W of Yosemite Village; "approximately 1300' square grass field, very dangerous." 1928 = (L) (Standard Oil ad, WnFly 1/28). 19?? = (R) Closed to flying activity." The listed coordinates place this at El Capitan Meadow! This does not appear to be listed on Freeman's Abandoned Airports site.

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Site of Arizona Flying Circus Fly-in

Not quite the same location as the old dedicated airfield to the west, but in a way this resort continues to have aviation facilities in the 21st century. Pretty neat.

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What a fun approach! Met family there and when the attendant saw kids come into the airport, he gave them all rubber band balsa gliders.

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Great Ranch!

Highly recommend, permission required to land but definitely a great place to visit! Go on a safari and shoot a flamethrower!

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Nice Airport

This is a very nice airprort

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My Experience

Wouldn't Even Talk About This Airport If It Didn't Have A White Castle And The World's Largest Chevron. Very Nice Airport.

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Very Crammed Airport

So Many Stuff And People Its Hard To Get Around. Outside I Hear Lots Of Cars. Worse Density Than SFO Or Even JFK Airport

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My Experience

Vegas Is Very Nice Compared To NYC. A Beautiful City Near Lake Mead.

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Brand New Laguardia

A Brand New Modern Airport! I Am Glad To Only Be A 15 Minute Drive FROM It.

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Very Nice Flight Service

Nice Airport, Modern, Nice, Lots Of Things To Do. My Flight To Vancouver Was Wonderful!

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Airline Service = yes

American is operating to Phoenix and Dallas, United to Denver.

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Found it

Sometimes, the FAA coordinates are just plain wrong. I found this airstrip using Topo Maps and the address of the owner. It's closed now, but you can at least see where the airstrip was cleared out in past years.

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CLOSED

The Happy Valley Airport has been closed since at least 2009. Additionally, the runway is now being used as a driveway for a large house built at its southern end.

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The Entire Airport Got Revamped

I Like How My Closest Airport To Me Got Changed ENTIRELY, The Terminals Are Now Different, and More Signs And Services Have Been Built

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A Very Nice Airport

Welcome To The Conch Republic or USA! This airport is very nice and I like how it pinpoints the existence of the Conch Republic, i would have not known if it didn't Say "WELCOME TO THE CONCH REPUBLIC" On The Wall.

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ROUGH pavement

There are so many weeds growing through the cracks this might as well be a grass strip

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Used for 1992 Landing of Mickey Mouse One

Upon the retirement of Walt Disney's private plane Mickey Mouse One (Grumman Gulfsream I N234MM) in 1992, it landed here to be displayed at the adjacent MGM (now Hollywood Studios), as the old Walt Disney World Airport to the north had been blocked off by the construction of the monorail system. Further use of the site for aviation purposes has been permanently precluded by the No Fly Zone orders in place since 2001.

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A bit of forgotten aviation history

New York Airways ran helicopter commuter flights here 1965-1968, and again briefly in 1977. A landing accident here on May 16, 1977 killed four passengers and a pedestrian on the street below, ending the use of skyscraper helipads in New York City, though they remain in use in other cities elsewhere, primarily for emergency use.

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My Experience

Very Tiny and nice airport

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My Experience

Very small, but very nice.

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My Experience

This very Small, Closed airport looks like it is still Operating, But It Isn't.

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Very Nice Heliport,

Two heliports is nice, Pretty big spaces.

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My Experience

Yuma Is Also A Nice Town To Vacation In @Apollu1 , and it is a very nice airport. It also has a pretty nice terminal.

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My Experience

A Very Nice Airport, Went here a few times.

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