|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 southwest of downtown Compton, in southern Los Angeles County, California. The FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2007–2011 categorized it as a reliever airport.
Compton/Woodley Airport covers 77 acres (31 ha) and has two asphalt runways (7L/25R and 7R/25L), each 3,322 x 60 ft (1,013 x 18 m). In the year ending June 25, 2007 the airport had 66,000 general aviation aircraft operations, average 180 per day. 209 aircraft are based at this airport: 90% single-engine, 5% multi-engine, 3% helicopter, <1% jet and <1% glider.
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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