Salmon River Airfield

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Salmon River Airfield
Airport typePublic
OwnerSalmon River Airfield Associated
OperatorSandy Brown
Location Connecticut
Elevation AMSL540 ft / 165 m
Coordinates41°35′22″N 72°26′32″W / 41.58944°N 72.44222°W / 41.58944; -72.44222Coordinates: 41°35′22″N 72°26′32″W / 41.58944°N 72.44222°W / 41.58944; -72.44222
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 2,000 610 Turf
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations804
Based aircraft8

Salmon River Airfield (FAA LID: 9B8), is located in Colchester, Connecticut, United States.[2]

Facilities and Aircraft[edit]

Salmon River Airfield is situated 3 miles south of the central business district, and contains one runway. The longest runway, 17/35, is turf measuring 2,000 x 60 ft (610 x 18 m).

For the 12-month period ending July 1, 2008, the airport had 804 aircraft operations, an average of 67 per month: 62% local general aviation, and 38% transient general aviation. At that time there were 8 aircraft based at this airport: 87% single-engine and 13% helicopter.[3]