Apple Valley Airport (California)

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Apple Valley Airport
APV APPLE VALLEY AIRPORT FROM FLIGHT LAX-CDG 777 F-GSPY (10387200764) (2).jpg
IATA: APVICAO: KAPV
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Apple Valley, California
Elevation AMSL 3,062 ft / 933 m
Coordinates 34°34′31.2″N 117°11′10.3″W / 34.575333°N 117.186194°W / 34.575333; -117.186194
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 6,498 1,981 Asphalt
8/26 4,099 1,249 Asphalt
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Apple Valley Airport (IATA: APVICAO: KAPVFAA LID: APV) is a public airport three miles (4.8 km) north of Apple Valley in San Bernardino County, California. The airport has two runways and is used for general aviation. It opened around 1970.

Until 1973-74 Apple Valley had Hughes Airwest Fairchild F-27s to Las Vegas and to Riverside or Ontario (the latter continued to LAX). First passenger flights to Apple Valley were to the old airport at 34°31′41″N 117°12′54″W / 34.528°N 117.215°W / 34.528; -117.215 on Air West predecessor Bonanza Air Lines from 1957-58 until 1966.

Facilities[edit]

Diagram of the airport

The airport has two runways:

  • 18/36: 6,498 x 150 ft (1,981 x 46 m) Asphalt
  • 8/26: 4,099 x 60 ft (1,249 x 18 m) Asphalt

References[edit]

  1. ^ FAA Airport Master Record for APV (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-08-27.

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