Lake Wenatchee State Airport

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Lake Wenatchee State Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner WSDOT Aviation Division
Serves Leavenworth, Washington
Elevation AMSL 1,939 ft / 591 m
Coordinates 47°49′10″N 120°43′12″W / 47.81944°N 120.72000°W / 47.81944; -120.72000
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 2,473 754 Turf
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 600

Lake Wenatchee State Airport (FAA LID: 27W) is a public use airport located 14 nautical miles (26 km) northwest of the central business district of Leavenworth, a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. It is owned by the Washington State DOT Aviation Division.[1]

The airport is located next to Lake Wenatchee State Park with 197 well prepared campsites. Outdoor toilets and space for camping are also available on the airport. Fishing, water recreation, and hiking are available at the nearby lakes.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Lake Wenatchee State Airport covers an area of 35 acres (14 ha). The 2,473-foot (754 m) turf runway[1] has a 100-foot (30 m) wide center strip outlined with reflectors. Field elevation is 1,939 feet (591 m) above mean sea level[1] and some density altitude problems can be anticipated on hot summer days.

The runway surface is somewhat rough and animals are very common. A local winter recreation club does much of the maintenance, and work crews and equipment are common. Trees surround the airport, and there are trees in both approaches close in. The airport is generally open from June 1 to October 1.

For the 12-month period ending May 30, 2012, the airport had 600 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 50 per month.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for 27W (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.

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