New Jerusalem Airport
|New Jerusalem Airport
New Jerusalem Auxiliary Airfield
2006 USGS airphoto
|Owner||City of Tracy|
|Elevation AMSL||62 ft / 19 m|
New Jerusalem Airport (FAA LID: 1Q4) is a nontowered, public airport located seven nautical miles (8.1 miles; 13 km) southeast of the central business district of Tracy, a city in San Joaquin County, California, United States. It is owned by the City of Tracy.
Facilities and aircraft
New Jerusalem Airport covers an area of 394 acres (159 ha) at an elevation of 62 feet (19 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 12/30 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,530 by 60 feet (1,076 × 18 m). A second, parallel runway was built initially but fell into disrepair and is not used by general aviation.
For the 12-month period ending December 9, 2009, the airport had 4,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 10 per day. New Jerusalem Airport has been used in several installments of the Discovery Channel television show MythBusters, including the "Duct Tape Plane" episode (#174) and to test drive their JATO Rocket Car, JATO 3, for the episode "JATO Rocket Car: Mission Accomplished?"
World War II
- New Jerusalem, San Joaquin County, California
- United States Air Force portal
- Military of the United States portal
- World War II portal
- California World War II Army Airfields
- This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.
- Aerial photo as of 23 May 1993 from USGS The National Map
- New Jerusalem Airport in Tracy, California at city-data.com
- Resources for this airport: