Ocean Ridge Airport

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Ocean Ridge Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerJohn H. Bower
ServesGualala, California
Elevation AMSL940 ft / 287 m
Coordinates38°48′06″N 123°31′50″W / 38.80167°N 123.53056°W / 38.80167; -123.53056
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 2,500 762 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations5,000
Based aircraft21

Ocean Ridge Airport (FAA LID: E55, formerly Q69) is a privately owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) north of the central business district of Gualala, in Mendocino County, California, United States.[1] Recently[when?] the airport has been threatened with closure by state unless repairs are made.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Ocean Ridge Airport covers an area of 30 acres (12 ha) at an elevation of 940 feet (287 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 13/31 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,500 by 50 feet (762 x 15 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending November 21, 2008, the airport had 5,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 13 per day. At that time there were 21 aircraft based at this airport: 95% single-engine and 5% multi-engine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Form 5010 for E55 PDF. Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
  2. ^ http://smallknot.com/ocean-ridge-airport-association

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