Apple Valley Airport (California)

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Apple Valley Airport
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Summary
Airport typePublic
LocationApple Valley, California
Elevation AMSL3,062 ft / 933 m
Coordinates34°34′31.2″N 117°11′10.3″W / 34.575333°N 117.186194°W / 34.575333; -117.186194
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 6,498 1,981 Asphalt
8/26 4,099 1,249 Asphalt

Apple Valley Airport (IATA: APV, ICAO: KAPV, FAA LID: APV) is a public airport three miles (4.8 km) north of Apple Valley in San Bernardino County, California. The airport has two runways and is used for general aviation. It opened around 1970.

Past airline service[edit]

The first airline flights to Apple Valley were to the old airport 34°31′41″N 117°12′54″W / 34.528°N 117.215°W / 34.528; -117.215 by Air West predecessor Bonanza Air Lines from the late 1950s until 1966: DC-3s, then Fairchild F-27s.

From 1970 to 1973 Apple Valley was served by Air West and successor Hughes Airwest F-27s to Las Vegas, Riverside, Ontario and Los Angeles (LAX). In 1979 commuter airline Inland Empire Airlines scheduled Swearingen Metros to Ontario, Los Angeles, Bullhead City and Las Vegas.[2]

Facilities[edit]

Diagram

The airport has two runways:

  • 18/36: 6,498 x 150 ft (1,981 x 46 m) Asphalt
  • 8/26: 4,099 x 60 ft (1,249 x 18 m) Asphalt

References[edit]

  1. ^ FAA Airport Master Record for APV (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-08-27.
  2. ^ http://www.departedflights.com, Nov. 15, 1979 Inland Empire map

External links[edit]