Albany Municipal Airport (Oregon)

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Albany Municipal Airport
Albany Oregon Airport ramp.jpg
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: S12
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Albany
Serves Albany, Oregon
Elevation AMSL 226 ft / 69 m
Coordinates 44°38′16″N 123°03′34″W / 44.63778°N 123.05944°W / 44.63778; -123.05944
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 3,004 916 Asphalt
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]
Albany Municipal Airport Historic District
Albany Oregon Airport hangar area 2.jpg
Location Albany, Oregon
Area 588 acres (238 ha)[3]
Built 1929[2]
Architect Cleo H. Jenkins[4]
Governing body City of Albany
NRHP Reference # 98000630[2]
Added to NRHP June 3, 1998[2]

Albany Municipal Airport (FAA LID: S12) is a general aviation airport located 3 nautical miles (6 km) east of the city of Albany in Linn County, Oregon, United States. It is publicly owned and operated by the City of Albany.[5] It is the oldest known operating airfield in Oregon, opening in 1920.[6] There are 58 aircraft based at the municipal airport; 49 Single engine airplanes, 7 multi engine, and 2 jet airplanes. On average there are 62 aircraft operations per day.[5]

History[edit]

  • First opened to the public in 1920 by private owners
  • In 1929 the City of Albany buys the property and names it the Albany Municipal Airport
  • A 1931 airshow inspired the Northwest Art and Air Festival
  • A jet first landed in Albany in 1964
  • In 1998, Albany Municipal Airport became the first airport in Oregon to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places (as the Albany Municipal Airport Historic District)

Cargo Service[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FAA Airport Master Record for S12 (Form 5010 PDF)
  2. ^ a b c "Oregon National Register List" (PDF). Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. June 6, 2011. p. 24. Retrieved September 28, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com". Retrieved 2008-03-29. 
  4. ^ National Park Service. "National Register Information System". Archived from the original on 28 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-29. [dead link]
  5. ^ a b http://www.airnav.com/airport/S12
  6. ^ http://www.dhonline.com/articles/2009/03/04/news/people/5peo01_flight.txt

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