Corvallis Municipal Airport

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Corvallis Municipal Airport
Corvallis Municipal Airport - Oregon.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Corvallis
ServesCorvallis, Oregon
Elevation AMSL250 ft / 76 m
Coordinates44°29′50″N 123°17′22″W / 44.49722°N 123.28944°W / 44.49722; -123.28944Coordinates: 44°29′50″N 123°17′22″W / 44.49722°N 123.28944°W / 44.49722; -123.28944
Websiteci.corvallis.or.us/...
Map
CVO is located in Oregon
CVO
CVO
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 5,900 1,798 Asphalt
9/27 3,545 1,081 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations52,300
Based aircraft153

Corvallis Municipal Airport (IATA: CVO, ICAO: KCVO, FAA LID: CVO) is five miles southwest of Corvallis, in Benton County, Oregon.[1] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

The airport offers full service and self serve fuel: 100LL and Jet A. Maintenance is available on the ramp; helicopter and fixed-wing flight instruction is available through Corvallis Aero Service.

History[edit]

Original hangar & water tower

The site was built during World War II by the United States Army Air Forces for bomber training as Corvallis Army Airfield. The original hangar is still in use.

Airline flights (West Coast DC-3s) began in 1947; successor Hughes Airwest pulled its F27s out in 1973.

Facilities[edit]

The airport covers 1,490 acres (603 ha) at an elevation of 250 feet (76 m). It has two asphalt runways: 17/35 is 5,900 by 150 feet (1,798 x 46 m) and 9/27 is 3,545 by 75 feet (1,081 x 23 m).[1]

In the year ending February 18, 2010 the airport had 52,300 aircraft operations, average 143 per day: 97.5% general aviation, 1.5% military, and 1% air taxi. 153 aircraft were then based at the airport: 80% single-engine, 8% multi-engine, 1% jet, and 11% helicopter.[1]

Air Cargo Carriers[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Ameriflight Newport, Portland (OR), Salem
FedEx Feeder[3] Portland (OR), Salem

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for CVO (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "Appendix A: List of NPIAS Airports with 5-Year Forecast Activity and Development Cost" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (2011-2015). Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2012. Retrieved April 1, 2018.
  3. ^ "FedEx Feeder Routes". Empire Airlines. Archived from the original on 1 September 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014.

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