Sonoma Skypark

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Sonoma Skypark
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: 0Q9
Summary
Airport type Public-use
Owner Sonoma Skypark, Inc.
Serves Sonoma, California
Elevation AMSL 20 ft / 6 m
Coordinates 38°15′27″N 122°26′03″W / 38.25750°N 122.43417°W / 38.25750; -122.43417Coordinates: 38°15′27″N 122°26′03″W / 38.25750°N 122.43417°W / 38.25750; -122.43417
Website SonomaSkypark.com
Map
0Q9 is located in California
0Q9
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Location of airport in California
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 2,090 637 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations 15,000
Based aircraft 62
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Runway length shown is between displaced threshold marks, though indicated as a 2,480 foot (756 m) runway.

Sonoma Skypark[2] (FAA LID: 0Q9) is a public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of Sonoma, a city in Sonoma County, California, United States.[1][3] It is privately owned by Sonoma Skypark, Inc.[1]

The airport opened on January 3, 1965 in Vineburg, Sonoma, California, USA. It is 28.9 nmi (53.5 km) north of San Francisco city center.

Open to public use for light aircraft, the airfield offers various services, such as computer-based and in-flight training and self-serve 100LL Aviation Fuel.

The hangars shelter many antique and classic aircraft, including a 1947 Luscombe 8E (Silvaire), a 1941 Interstate S-1A Cadet, a Briegleb BG 7 glider, and a 1946 Aeronca Champion.

The airfield hosts a monthly Young Eagles Program, launched by the EAA in 1992 to give young people (from 8 to 17) an opportunity to go flying in a general aviation airplane. Young eagles flights take place on the second Sunday of every month from 9am to Noon.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Sonoma Skypark covers an area of 33 acres (13 ha) at an elevation of 20 feet (6 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 8/26 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,480 by 40 feet (756 x 12 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending August 31, 2010, the airport had 15,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 41 per day. At that time there were 62 aircraft based at this airport: 93% single-engine, 3% multi-engine, 2% helicopter, and 2% glider.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for 0Q9 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
  2. ^ Sonoma Skypark, official site
  3. ^ "Sonoma Skypark". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved May 4, 2009. 

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