Lake Billy Chinook Airport

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Lake Billy Chinook Airport
Lake Billy Chinook State Airport
Airport type Public use
Owner Lake Billy Chinook Airport Dev. Corp.
Serves Culver, Oregon
Elevation AMSL 2,695 ft / 821 m
Coordinates 44°31′09″N 121°19′14″W / 44.51917°N 121.32056°W / 44.51917; -121.32056Coordinates: 44°31′09″N 121°19′14″W / 44.51917°N 121.32056°W / 44.51917; -121.32056
5S5 is located in Oregon
Location of airport in Oregon
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 2,500 762 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations 560
Based aircraft 10

Lake Billy Chinook Airport,[2] also known as Lake Billy Chinook State Airport,[1] (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.[1] The airport is privately owned,[1] despite the name which might give the impression that it was owned by the state.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

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).[1]

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.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f FAA Airport Master Record for 5S5 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "Public Use Airports" (PDF). Oregon Department of Transportation. Retrieved November 29, 2012. 

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