Madera Municipal Airport
|Madera Municipal Airport|
|Owner||City of Madera|
|Elevation AMSL||255 ft / 78 m|
Madera Municipal Airport (IATA: MAE, ICAO: KMAE, FAA LID: MAE) is a city-owned public airport three miles northwest of Madera, in Madera County, California. It is in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.
Facilities and aircraft
Madera Municipal Airport covers 524 acres (212 ha) at an elevation of 255 feet (78 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt runways: 12/30 is 5,545 by 150 feet (1,690 x 46 m) and 7/25 is 3,702 by 150 feet (1,128 x 46 m).
In the year ended August 25, 2010 the airport had 50,950 aircraft operations, an average of 139 per day: 98% general aviation, 1% air taxi, and <1% military. 92 aircraft were then based at this airport: 66% single-engine, 8% multi-engine, 9% jet, 7% helicopter, 1% glider, and 10% ultralight.
In 1943 the City of Madera leased the airport to the Army Corps of Engineers to be used by the Army Air Force for fueling planes flying north to south. Six months after the end of World War II, the land reverted to the city.
- FAA Airport Master Record for MAE ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 30 June 2011.
- National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015: Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 4 October 2010.
- "Madera Municipal Airport". The California State Military Museum. California State Military Museum Foundation. 2011-06-08. Retrieved 2015-09-12.
- Aerial photo as of 18 August 1998 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for MAE, effective April 27, 2017
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