Corcoran Airport

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Corcoran Airport
Corcoran Airport - California.jpg
2006 USGS Photo
Summary
Airport type Public / PERMANENTLY CLOSED
Owner Lakeland Dusters, Inc.
Serves Corcoran, California
Elevation AMSL 197 ft / 60 m
Coordinates 36°06′10″N 119°35′41″W / 36.10278°N 119.59472°W / 36.10278; -119.59472Coordinates: 36°06′10″N 119°35′41″W / 36.10278°N 119.59472°W / 36.10278; -119.59472
Map
KCRO is located in California
KCRO
KCRO
Location of Corcoran Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 3,800 1,158 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 5,600
Based aircraft 18

Corcoran Airport (IATA: CROICAO: KCROFAA LID: CRO) is a public use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) west of the central business district of Corcoran, a town in Kings County, California, United States. It is privately owned by Lakeland Dusters, Inc.[1] The airport has been permanently closed.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Corcoran Airport covers an area of 220 acres (89 ha) at an elevation of 197 feet (60 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 13/31 which measures 3,800 by 50 feet (1,158 x 15 m). For the 12-month period ending October 3, 2007, the airport had 5,600 aircraft operations, an average of 15 per day, all of which were general aviation. At that time there were 18 aircraft based at this airport: 61% single-engine, 28% jet and 11% helicopter.[1]

World War II[edit]

During World War II, the airport was used an auxiliary training airfield for Lemoore Army Airfield, California.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for CRO (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-04-10
  2. ^ "CORCORAN". FAA National Flight Data Center. Federal Aviation Administration. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 

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