Madera Municipal Airport

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Madera Municipal Airport
Airport type Public
Owner City of Madera
Serves Madera, California
Elevation AMSL 255 ft / 78 m
Coordinates 36°59′19″N 120°06′45″W / 36.98861°N 120.11250°W / 36.98861; -120.11250Coordinates: 36°59′19″N 120°06′45″W / 36.98861°N 120.11250°W / 36.98861; -120.11250
MAE is located in California
Location of airport in California
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 5,545 1,690 Asphalt
7/25 3,702 1,128 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations 50,950
Based aircraft 88

Madera Municipal Airport (IATA: MAEICAO: KMAEFAA LID: MAE) is a city-owned public airport three miles northwest of Madera, in Madera County, California.[1] It is in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

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).[1]

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.[1]


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.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for MAE (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 30 June 2011.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015: Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 4 October 2010.
  3. ^ "Madera Municipal Airport". The California State Military Museum. California State Military Museum Foundation. 2011-06-08. Retrieved 2015-09-12. 

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