Marina Municipal Airport

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Marina Municipal Airport
Airport type Public
Owner City of Marina
Location Marina, California
Elevation AMSL 137 ft / 42 m
Coordinates 36°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 operations 40,000
Based aircraft 69

Marina Municipal Airport (IATA: OARICAO: KOARFAA LID: OAR) is two miles east of Marina, in Monterey County, California. It is owned by the City of Marina.[1]

The airport is on the 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]


The runway, (11/29), is 3,483 x 75 ft asphalt. (1,062 x 23 m).[1]

In the year ending August 31, 2006 the airport had 40,000 aircraft operations, average 109 per day, all general aviation. 69 aircraft are based at this airport: 87% single engine, 6% multi-engine, 3% helicopters and 4% ultralight.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for OAR (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-07-05
  2. ^ a b Fritzsche Army Air Field at
  3. ^ Center for Interdisciplinary Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Studies (official site)

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