Yakima Air Terminal

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Yakima Air Terminal
McAllister Field
Yakima Air Terminal - Washington.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner City of Yakima
Serves Yakima, Washington
Elevation AMSL 1,099 ft / 335 m
Coordinates 46°34′05″N 120°32′39″W / 46.56806°N 120.54417°W / 46.56806; -120.54417Coordinates: 46°34′05″N 120°32′39″W / 46.56806°N 120.54417°W / 46.56806; -120.54417
Website YakimaAirTerminal.com
FAA airport diagram
FAA airport diagram
YKM is located in Washington (state)
Location of airport in Washington
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 7,604 2,318 Asphalt
4/22 3,835 1,169 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Aircraft operations 45,856
Based aircraft 162

Yakima Air Terminal (IATA: YKM[2]ICAO: KYKMFAA LID: YKM) (McAllister Field) is a public airport three miles south of Yakima, in Yakima County, Washington.[1] Owned by the city and county,[1] it is used for general aviation but is served by a commercial airline.

This airport is in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which called it as a primary commercial service airport.[3] Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 69,835 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[4] 60,028 in 2009 and 53,832 in 2010.[5]


During World War II the airfield was used by the United States Army Air Forces.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Photograph of McAllister Field in Yakima taken from the east on June 2006

Yakima Air Terminal covers 825 acres (334 ha) at an elevation of 1,099 feet (335 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt runways: 9/27 is 7,604 by 150 feet (2,318 x 46 m) and 4/22 is 3,835 by 150 feet (1,169 x 46 m).[1]

In the year ending January 1, 2012 the airport had 45,856 aircraft operations, an average of 125 per day: 79% general aviation, 11% air taxi, 5% military, and 4% scheduled commercial. 162 aircraft were then based at this airport: 85% single-engine, 11% multi-engine, 3% jet, and 1% helicopter.[1]

The airport is also home to Cub Crafters, a manufacturer of light sport and light utility aircraft.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Scheduled airline passenger service is available to:

Airlines Destinations
Alaska Airlines operated by Horizon Air Seattle/Tacoma

Cargo Carriers[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Pac Seattle
Ameriflight Portland, Seattle
FedEx Feeder Moses Lake, Spokane


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for YKM (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (YKM: Yakima Air Terminal)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011. 

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