Fort Collins Downtown Airport
|Fort Collins Downtown Airport|
|USGS aerial image, 1999|
|IATA: none – ICAO: none – FAA LID: 3V5|
|Serves||Fort Collins, Colorado|
|Elevation AMSL||4,939 ft / 1,505 m|
Fort Collins Downtown Airport (FAA LID: 3V5) was a public use airport located 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) east of the central business district of Fort Collins, a city in Larimer County, Colorado, United States. The airport closed on November 1, 2006.
The airport opened in 1966 and was known as Valley Airport. Sometime before 1976 it was renamed Fort Collins Airpark and the following year it was named Downtown Fort Collins Airport. It was located northwest of the intersection of East Mulberry and South Timberline Roads.
Facilities and aircraft
Fort Collins Downtown Airport resided at an elevation of 4,939 feet (1,505 m) above mean sea level. It had one asphalt paved runway designated 11/29 which measured 5,326 by 44 feet (1,623 x 13 m). It also has a turf runway designated E/W which measured 3400 by 50 feet (1,036 x 15 m).
The airport had an average of 48 aircraft operations per day: 100% general aviation and <1% military aviation. There were 126 aircraft based at this airport: 90 single-engine, 20 multi-engine, 15 helicopters, and 1 glider.
- "Fort Collins Downtown Airport (3V5)". FAA Master Record. AirNav.com. Effective 8 June 2006. Archived from the original on 200606 17 June 2006.
- "Fort Collins - Downtown Airpark (3V5) - CLOSED 11/01/2006". Colorado Airport Directory. Colorado DOT. Archived from the original on 1 January 2008.
- "Valley Airport / Fort Collins Airpark / Fort Collins Downtown Airport (3V5)". Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields. 11 December 2009.