Fresno Chandler Executive Airport
|Fresno Chandler Executive Airport
Chandler Municipal Airport (Old)
|2006 USGS airphoto|
|IATA: FCH – ICAO: KFCH – FAA LID: FCH|
|Owner||City of Fresno|
|Elevation AMSL||279 ft / 85 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Fresno Chandler Executive Airport (IATA: FCH, ICAO: KFCH, FAA LID: FCH) is a public airport two miles (3 km) west of downtown Fresno, in Fresno County, California. It is owned by the City of Fresno.
Chandler is a general aviation airport; since 1947 scheduled airlines have used Fresno Yosemite International Airport 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast. Sierra Sky Park Airport, a privately owned airport open to the public, is 22 kilometres (14 mi) north.
In the year ending March 2, 2007 the airport had 25,000 general aviation aircraft operations, average 68 per day. 126 aircraft were then based at the airport: 83% single-engine, 6% multi-engine, 1% jet, 4% helicopter, 6% ultralight.
World War II
The United States Army Air Corps Southwest Air District took over the airport in early 1941 while nearby Hammer Army Airfield was being built. In June 1942 Hammer AAF opened and all military activity moved there.
- Fresno Chandler Executive Airport
- (PDF), effective March 6, 2014
- FAA Terminal Procedures for FCH, effective March 6, 2014
- Resources for this airport: