Vista Field

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Vista Field is closed
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Port of Kennewick
Serves Kennewick, Washington
Elevation AMSL 534 ft / 163 m
Coordinates 46°13′07″N 119°12′36″W / 46.21861°N 119.21000°W / 46.21861; -119.21000
Website VistaField.org
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 4,008 1,222 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 45,000
Based aircraft 35

Vista Field[2] (IATA: VSKFAA LID: S98) was a public use airport located in Benton County, Washington, United States.[1] The airport was located three nautical miles (6 km) northwest of the central business district of the City of Kennewick and was owned by the Port of Kennewick.[1] It was also known as Vista Field Airport.[3]

Several shipping carriers operated out of the airport. There had been controversy in recent years over whether or not to continue to operate the airport or to shut it down, however it was officially closed on December 31, 2013.[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Vista Field covered an area of 100 acres (40 ha) at an elevation of 534 feet (163 m) above mean sea level. It had one asphalt paved runway designated 2/20 which measured 4,008 by 150 feet (1,222 x 46 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending June 30, 2007, the airport had 45,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 123 per day. At that time there were 35 aircraft based at this airport: 86% single-engine, 11% multi-engine and 3% helicopter.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for S98 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.
  2. ^ VistaField.org
  3. ^ Port of Kennewick: About
  4. ^ Port of Kennewick: Airport

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