Needles Airport ( IATA: EED, ICAO: KEED, FAA LID: EED) is a county-owned public airport in San Bernardino County, California, five miles (9 km) south of Needles. [1 ]
It opened in May 1941. During World War II the airfield was known as
Needles Army Airfield and was used by the United States Army Air Forces Fourth Air Force. With the end of the war the base returned to civil control.
Facilities and aircraft [ edit ]
Needles Airport covers 796
acres (322 ha) at an elevation of 983 feet (300 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt runways: 2/20 is 4,235 by 100 feet (1,291 x 30 m) and 11/29 is 5,005 by 100 feet. [1 ]
In the year ending February 17, 2006 the airport had 10,500
general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 28 per day. 8 aircraft were then based at this airport: 62.5% single- engine and 37.5% ultralight. [1 ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.
^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for EED ( Form 5010 ). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 8 April 2010. PDF
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