|IATA: CPM – ICAO: KCPM – FAA LID: CPM|
|Owner||County of Los Angeles|
|Elevation AMSL||97 ft / 30 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Compton/Woodley Airport (IATA: CPM, ICAO: KCPM, FAA LID: CPM) is a county-owned public-use airport located two miles (3 km) southwest of the central business district of Compton, a city in southern Los Angeles County, California, United States. According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2007–2011, it is categorized as a reliever airport.
Facilities and aircraft
Compton/Woodley Airport covers an area of 77 acres (31.2 ha) which contains two asphalt paved runways (7L/25R and 7R/25L), each measuring 3,322 x 60 ft (1,013 x 18 m). For the 12-month period ending June 25, 2007, the airport had 66,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 180 per day. There are 209 aircraft based at this airport: 90% single-engine, 5% multi-engine, 3% helicopter, <1% jet and <1% glider. It also houses the Aero-squad led by Robin Petgrave.
References in popular culture
Compton Airport is featured in Airline (U.S. TV series) episode 46 when Robin Petgrave, the founder of the flight school Tomorrow's Aeronautical Museum, was delayed which eventually resulted in his giving a cast member's son a plane ride at Compton Airport with his flight school which ends the episode.
- FAA Airport Master Record for CPM ( PDF), effective 2007-10-25
- FAA National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems: 2007-2011
- "46 - The Sky's the Limit". A&E TV. Retrieved 2011-06-10.
- Compton/Woodley Airport at the Internet Movie Database
- "Our History". Tomorrow's Aeronautical Museum. Retrieved 2011-06-10.
- City of Compton web site
- Resources for this airport:
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