Sierraville Dearwater Airport

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Sierraville Dearwater Airport
Airport type Public
Owner County of Sierra
Serves Sierraville, California
Elevation AMSL 4,984 ft / 1,519 m
Coordinates 39°34′54″N 120°21′14″W / 39.58167°N 120.35389°W / 39.58167; -120.35389
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3/21 3,260 994 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft operations 1,000

Sierraville Dearwater Airport (FAA LID: O79) is a county-owned public-use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) southeast of the central business district of Sierraville, in Sierra County, California, United States.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Sierraville Dearwater Airport covers an area of 28 acres (11 ha) at an elevation of 4,984 feet (1,519 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 3/21 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,260 by 50 feet (994 x 15 m). For the 12-month period ending May 31, 2010, the airport had 1,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 83 per month.[1]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for O79 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.

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