Fresno Chandler Executive Airport
|Fresno Chandler Executive Airport
Chandler Municipal Airport (Old)
2006 USGS airphoto
|Owner||City of Fresno|
|Elevation AMSL||279 ft / 85 m|
Fresno Chandler Executive Airport (IATA: FCH, ICAO: KFCH, FAA LID: FCH) is a public use airport two miles (3 km) west of the central business district of Fresno, in Fresno County, California, United States. It is owned by the City of Fresno and the designated airport manager is Rick Duncan.
Chandler is a regional reliever airport; since 1947 scheduled airlines have used Fresno Yosemite International Airport 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast. Sierra Sky Park Airport, a privately owned airport open to the public, is 22 kilometres (14 mi) north.
Facilities and aircraft
Fresno Chandler Executive Airport covers 200 acres (81 ha) at an elevation of 279 feet (85 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 12/30 that is 3,630 by 75 feet (1,106 by 23 m).
For the 12-month period ending March 2, 2007 the airport had 25,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 68 per day. At that time there were 126 aircraft based at this airport: 83% single-engine, 6% multi-engine, 1% jet, 4% helicopter, 6% ultralight.
World War II
The United States Army Air Corps Southwest Air District took over the airport in early 1941 while nearby Hammer Army Airfield was being built. In June 1942 Hammer AAF opened and all military activity moved there.
- Fresno Chandler Executive Airport
- (PDF), effective July 20, 2017
- FAA Terminal Procedures for FCH, effective July 20, 2017
- Resources for this airport: