Marina Municipal Airport

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Marina Municipal Airport
Airport type Public
Owner City of Marina
Location Marina, California
Elevation AMSL 137 ft / 42 m
Coordinates 36°40′53″N 121°45′42″W / 36.68139°N 121.76167°W / 36.68139; -121.76167
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 3,483 1,062 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 40,000
Based aircraft 69

Marina Municipal Airport (IATA: OARICAO: KOARFAA LID: OAR) is a public airport located two miles (3 km) east of the central business district of Marina, a city in Monterey County, California, United States. It is owned by the City of Marina.[1]

The airport is on the former site of the Fritzsche Army Air Field, built in the early 1960s at Fort Ord, which closed in 1994.[2]

The Naval Postgraduate School, based in the nearby city of Monterey, has a Center for Interdisciplinary Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Studies (NPS/CIRPAS) at this airport.[2][3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Marina Municipal Airport has one asphalt paved runway (11/29) measuring 3,483 x 75 ft. (1,062 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending August 31, 2006, the airport had 40,000 aircraft operations, an average of 109 per day, all of which were general aviation. There are 69 aircraft based at this airport: 87% single engine, 6% multi-engine, 3% helicopters and 4% ultralight.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for OAR (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-07-05
  2. ^ a b Fritzsche Army Air Field at
  3. ^ Center for Interdisciplinary Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Studies (official site)

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