Quillayute Airport

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Coordinates: 47°56′12″N 124°33′45″W / 47.93667°N 124.56250°W / 47.93667; -124.56250

Quillayute Airport
Airport type Public
Owner City of Forks
Serves Forks, Washington
Location Quillayute, Washington
Elevation AMSL 194 ft / 59 m
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 4,210 1,283 Concrete
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 6,700

Quillayute Airport (IATA: UIL, ICAO: KUIL, FAA LID: UIL), formerly known as Quillayute State Airport, is a public airport located approximately 10 miles (16 km) west of the city of Forks, in Clallam County, Washington, United States. It is owned by the City of Forks.[1] This former Naval Auxiliary Air Station was deeded to the City of Forks by the Washington State Department of Transportation in 1999.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Quillayute Airport covers an area of 739 acres (299 ha). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2006, the airport had 6,700 aircraft operations: 97% general aviation and 3% military.[1]

The airport has two concrete runways, each one close to 5,000 feet (1,500 m) long. Runway 12/30 is closed (the north-south runway). Runway 4/22 is open with a displaced threshold of 1,089 feet (332 m). In the Master Planning effort currently underway, it is the intent, in the long-term plan, to remove the displacement on runway 4/22 in the future, and reopen runway 12/30 at a shortened length.


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for UIL (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-07-05

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