Walter J. Koladza Airport

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Walter J. Koladza Airport
GBR Hangar.JPG
The main hangar of Walter J. Koladza Airport
IATA: GBRICAO: KGBR
Summary
Airport type Private, open to public
Owner/Operator Berkshire Aviation Enterprise
Location Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Elevation AMSL 739 ft / 229.2 m
Coordinates 42°11′03.1710″N 73°24′11.67″W / 42.184214167°N 73.4032417°W / 42.184214167; -73.4032417Coordinates: 42°11′03.1710″N 73°24′11.67″W / 42.184214167°N 73.4032417°W / 42.184214167; -73.4032417
Map
KGBR is located in Massachusetts
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Location of KGBR in Massachusetts
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 2,579 786 Asphalt

Walter J. Koladza Airport, (IATA: GBRICAO: KGBR), also known as the Great Barrington Airport, is a privately owned airport in Great Barrington, Massachusetts open to the public. It has a single 2,579 ft runway.[1] The airport is named after Walter J. Koladza (died September 1, 2004), who was a test pilot during World War II, and the owner of the airport for nearly 60 years.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AirNav.com: Walter J. Koladza Airport, AirNav.com, 2006, accessed on April 11, 2006.
  2. ^ Gentile, Derek (September 13, 2004). "A life filled with flights of fancy" (PDF). Berkshire Eagle. Archived from the original on 2006-09-23. Retrieved 2006-11-29. 

http://www.eot.state.ma.us/mac/downloads/macfiles/Article%20-%20Berkshire%20Eagle%2009-13-04.pdf

Runway View of Walter J. Koladza Airport