Kneeland Airport

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Kneeland Airport
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: O19
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Humboldt County
Location Eureka, California
Elevation AMSL 2,737 ft / 834.2 m
Coordinates 40°43′09″N 123°55′39″W / 40.71917°N 123.92750°W / 40.71917; -123.92750Coordinates: 40°43′09″N 123°55′39″W / 40.71917°N 123.92750°W / 40.71917; -123.92750
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 2,270 692 Asphalt

Kneeland Airport (FAA LID: O19) is a public airport operated by Humboldt County 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Eureka, California. Located on a mountain ridge at over 2,700 feet (820 m) above sea level, this airfield is used by general aviation aircraft, which sometimes seek an alternate airport when nearby low-lying airports are under fog. The airport has a California Dept. of Forestry (CDF) Helitack Station.

Facilities[edit]

Kneeland Airport covers 14 acres (57,000 m2).[1] Its one runway, 15/33, is 2,252 by 50 feet (686 by 15 m) and is asphalt paved.[1]

Ecology[edit]

The airport bisects the only known population of the Kneeland Prairie pennycress (Thlaspi californicum), a federally listed endangered plant species.[2]

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