Auburn Municipal Airport (Washington)
|Auburn Municipal Airport
|IATA: none – ICAO: none – FAA LID: S50|
|Owner||City of Auburn|
|Operator||Airport Management Group|
|Elevation AMSL||63 ft / 19.2 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
The Auburn Municipal Airport (FAA LID: S50) is a city-owned public-use airport located 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) north of downtown Auburn, in King County, Washington. The airport is also referred to as Dick Scobee Field, after Francis "Dick" Scobee, an Auburn and Washington native who was the commander astronaut for the Space Shuttle Challenger. Scobee was killed in the 1986 Challenger disaster.
Facilities and aircraft
The airport cover an area of 110 acres (45 ha) and contains one asphalt paved runway. Mostly used for general aviation, the airport offers no commercial service. With 406 aircraft based at Auburn, including 187 single engine and 16 multi-engine aircraft, the airport averages 450 operations per day.
- Auburn Municipal Airport (official site)
- City of Auburn, Washington
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