Lake Billy Chinook Airport
|Lake Billy Chinook Airport
Lake Billy Chinook State Airport
|Airport type||Public use|
|Owner||Lake Billy Chinook Airport Dev. Corp.|
|Elevation AMSL||2,695 ft / 821 m|
Lake Billy Chinook Airport, also known as Lake Billy Chinook State Airport, (FAA LID: 5S5) is a public use airport located six nautical miles (7 mi, 11 km) west of the central business district of Culver, a city in Jefferson County, Oregon, United States. The airport is privately owned, despite the name which might give the impression that it was owned by the state.
Facilities and aircraft
Lake Billy Chinook Airport covers an area of 29 acres (12 ha) at an elevation of 2,695 feet (821 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,500 by 32 feet (762 x 10 m).
For the 12-month period ending April 13, 2010, the airport had 560 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 46 per month. At that time there were 10 aircraft based at this airport: 90% single-engine and 10% multi-engine.
- FAA Airport Master Record for 5S5 ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
- "Public Use Airports" (PDF). Oregon Department of Transportation. Retrieved November 29, 2012.