Nut Tree Airport

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Nut Tree Airport
YAK 9U N4425S (8117593833).jpg
Yak-9U at Nut Tree Airport
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator County of Solano
Serves Vacaville, California
Elevation AMSL 117 ft / 36 m
Coordinates 38°22′40″N 121°57′42″W / 38.37778°N 121.96167°W / 38.37778; -121.96167
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 4,700 1,433 Asphalt
Statistics (1995)
Aircraft operations 101,500
Based aircraft 180

Nut Tree Airport (ICAO: KVCBFAA LID: VCB, formerly O45) is a county-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) northeast of the central business district of Vacaville, in Solano County, California, United States.[1]

The airport is near the junction of Interstates 80 and 505.[2] It is adjacent to the Nut Tree retail/commercial development, which replaced a historic US 40 highway stop from which both derive their name.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Nut Tree Airport covers an area of 262 acres (106 ha) at an elevation of 117 feet (36 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 2/20 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,700 by 75 feet (1,433 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending March 3, 1995, the airport had 101,500 aircraft operations, an average of 278 per day: 98.5% general aviation and 1.5% air taxi. At that time there were 180 aircraft based at this airport: 90% single-engine, 8% multi-engine and 2% jet.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for VCB (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
  2. ^ "Nut Tree Airport". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04. 

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