Alkali Lake State Airport

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Alkali Lake State Airport
Alkali Lake State Airport - OR - 1994 - USGS.jpg
1994 USGS airphoto
IATA: noneICAO: - FAA: R03
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Oregon Department of Aviation
Location Lake County, near Wagontire, Oregon
Elevation AMSL 4,312 ft / 1,314.3 m
Coordinates 43°05′14.5420″N 119°58′33.86″W / 43.087372778°N 119.9760722°W / 43.087372778; -119.9760722
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 6,100 1,859 Gravel

Alkali Lake State Airport (FAA LID: R03), is a public airport located eight miles (12.9 km) northeast of Alkali Lake in Lake County, Oregon, United States.

History[edit]

The airport was built by the United States Army Air Forces about 1942, and was known as Alkali Lake Flight Strip. It was an emergency landing airfield for military aircraft on training flights. It was closed after World War II, and was turned over for local government use by the War Assets Administration (WAA).

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

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