Albany Municipal Airport (Oregon)
|Albany Municipal Airport|
|Owner||City of Albany|
|Elevation AMSL||226 ft / 69 m|
Albany Municipal Airport Historic District
|Area||588 acres (238 ha)|
|Architect||Cleo H. Jenkins|
|NRHP reference #||98000630|
|Added to NRHP||June 3, 1998|
Albany Municipal Airport (FAA LID: S12) is a general aviation airport located 3 nautical miles (6 km) east of the city of Albany in Linn County, Oregon, United States. It is publicly owned and operated by the City of Albany. It is the oldest known operating airfield in Oregon, opening in 1920. There are 58 aircraft based at the municipal airport; 49 Single engine airplanes, 7 multi engine, and 2 jet airplanes. On average there are 62 aircraft operations per day.
- First opened to the public in 1920 by private owners
- In 1929 the City of Albany buys the property and names it the Albany Municipal Airport
- A 1931 airshow inspired the Northwest Art and Air Festival
- A jet first landed in Albany in 1964
- In 1998, Albany Municipal Airport became the first airport in Oregon to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places (as the Albany Municipal Airport Historic District)
- FAA Airport Master Record for S12 ( PDF)
- "Oregon National Register List" (PDF). Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. June 6, 2011. p. 24. Retrieved September 28, 2013.
- "Nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com". Retrieved 2008-03-29.
- National Park Service. "National Register Information System". Archived from the original on June 11, 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-29.
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