Casa Grande Municipal Airport

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Casa Grande Municipal Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Casa Grande
Serves Casa Grande, Arizona
Elevation AMSL 1,464 ft / 446 m
Coordinates 32°57′18″N 111°46′01″W / 32.95500°N 111.76694°W / 32.95500; -111.76694
Website CasaGrandeAZ.gov/...
Map
CGZ is located in Arizona
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CGZ is located in the US
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 5,200 1,585 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 119,680
Based aircraft 77

Casa Grande Municipal Airport (IATA: CGZ, ICAO: KCGZ, FAA LID: CGZ) is a city-owned public airport 6 miles (5.2 nmi; 9.7 km) north of Casa Grande, in Pinal County, Arizona.[1] The FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013 categorizes it as a general aviation facility.[2] The airport is not served by an airline.

Facilities[edit]

The airport covers 640 acres (260 ha) at an elevation of 1,464 feet (446 m). Its one runway,

  • 5/23 measuring 5,200 by 100 feet (1,585 x 30 m) asphalt.[1]

In the year ending March 31, 2009 the airport had 119,680 aircraft operations, average 327 per day: 98% general aviation, 2% air taxi, and <1% military. 77 aircraft were then based at this airport: 80% single-engine, 4% multi-engine, 3% helicopter and 13% ultralight.[1]

Incidents[edit]

On February 7, 2013 a twin engine Beechcraft King Air crashed at Casa Grande at 11:45 a.m. Two people were on board; both died. The crash is under investigation by the FAA.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for CGZ (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 1 (PDF, 1.33 MB) Archived August 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  3. ^ "Victims ID'd in plane crash at Casa Grande airport". CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). February 22, 2013. Retrieved January 30, 2017. 

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