McCall Municipal Airport
|McCall Municipal Airport|
|McCall Airport as seen on final approach to runway 16|
|IATA: MYL – ICAO: KMYL – FAA LID: MYL|
|Owner||City of McCall|
|Elevation AMSL||5,024 ft / 1,531 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
McCall Municipal Airport (IATA: MYL, ICAO: KMYL, FAA LID: MYL) is a city-owned public-use airport located in McCall, a city in Valley County, Idaho, United States. It is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.
It is home to a U.S. Forest Service smokejumper base, one of eight in the nation.
The airport was the site of a fatal crash on May 2, 2008, when two single-engine planes collided on final approach and exploded, resulting in three deaths.
Facilities and aircraft
McCall Municipal Airport covers an area of 197 acres (80 ha) at an elevation of 5,024 feet (1,531 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with an asphalt surface measuring 6,108 by 75 feet (1,862 x 23 m).
For the 12-month period ending August 13, 2010, the airport had 43,600 aircraft operations, an average of 119 per day: 84% general aviation, 16% air taxi, and <1% military. At that time there were 94 aircraft based at this airport: 82% single-engine, 14% multi-engine, 3% jet, and 1% helicopter.
- FAA Airport Master Record for MYL ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 30 June 2011.
- National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015: Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 4 October 2010.
- NTSB.gov - probable cause of accident of 2008-05-02 - accessed 2009-07-31
- McCall Municipal Airport at City of McCall website
- Aerial photo as of 4 September 1998 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for MYL, effective September 18, 2014
- Resources for this airport: