Marina Municipal Airport

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Marina Municipal Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Marina
LocationMarina, California
Elevation AMSL137 ft / 42 m
Coordinates36°40′53″N 121°45′42″W / 36.68139°N 121.76167°W / 36.68139; -121.76167
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 3,483 1,062 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations40,000
Based aircraft69

Marina Municipal Airport (IATA: OAR, ICAO: KOAR, FAA LID: OAR) is a public airport located two miles (3 km) east of the central business district of Marina, a city in Monterey County, California, United States. It is owned by the City of Marina.[1]

The airport is on the former site of the Fritzsche Army Air Field, built in the early 1960s at Fort Ord, which closed in 1994.[2]

The Naval Postgraduate School, based in the nearby city of Monterey, has a Center for Interdisciplinary Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Studies (NPS/CIRPAS) at this airport.[2][3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Marina Municipal Airport has one asphalt paved runway (11/29) measuring 3,483 x 75 ft. (1,062 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending August 31, 2006, the airport had 40,000 aircraft operations, an average of 109 per day, all of which were general aviation. There are 69 aircraft based at this airport: 87% single engine, 6% multi-engine, 3% helicopters and 4% ultralight.[1]


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