McClellan Airfield

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Not to be confused with McClellan-Palomar Airport.

Coordinates: 38°40′04″N 121°24′02″W / 38.66778°N 121.40056°W / 38.66778; -121.40056

Sacramento Airport McClellan Airfield
McClellan Air Force Base - CA 9 May 2002.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner Sacramento County
Serves Sacramento, California
Elevation AMSL 75 ft / 23 m
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 10,600 3,231 Concrete
Statistics (2004)
Aircraft operations 10,000
Based aircraft 84
For the United States Air Force use of this faciity before 2001, see McClellan Air Force Base

McClellan Airfield (IATA: MCCICAO: KMCCFAA LID: MCC), known officially as McClellan Airport, is a county-owned public-use airport located six miles (10 km) northeast of the central business district of Sacramento, a city in Sacramento County, California, United States.[1]

The airport is on the former site of McClellan Air Force Base, which existed as a military base from 1939 to 2000. It was transferred to Sacramento County in 2000, as part of its conversion into McClellan Business Park. The airport is a public-use facility which operates as an uncontrolled airfield in what the FAA designates as Class "E" Airspace. Current airport tenants include Calstar, the California Department of Forestry, United States Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento and the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

McClellan Airfield has one concrete paved runway (16/34) measuring 10,600 x 200 ft. (3,231 x 61 m). For the 12-month period ending April 10, 2004, the airport had 10,000 aircraft operations, an average of 27 per day: 40% military, 40% air taxi and 20% general aviation. There are 84 aircraft based at this airport: 4% single-engine, 64% multi-engine, 23% jet and 5% helicopter and 5% military.[1]

The Aerospace Museum of California occupies a site at the north of the airfield.


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for MCC (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-10-25

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