Walter J. Koladza Airport

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Walter J. Koladza Airport

Great Barrington Airport
GBR Hangar.JPG
The main hangar of Walter J. Koladza Airport
Airport typePrivate, open to public
Owner/OperatorBerkshire Aviation Enterprise
LocationGreat Barrington, Massachusetts
Elevation AMSL739 ft / 229.2 m
Coordinates42°11′03.1710″N 73°24′11.67″W / 42.184214167°N 73.4032417°W / 42.184214167; -73.4032417Coordinates: 42°11′03.1710″N 73°24′11.67″W / 42.184214167°N 73.4032417°W / 42.184214167; -73.4032417
KGBR is located in Massachusetts
Location of KGBR in Massachusetts
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 2,579 786 Asphalt

Walter J. Koladza Airport, (IATA: GBR, ICAO: KGBR), also known as the Great Barrington Airport, is a privately owned airport in Great Barrington, Massachusetts open to the public. It has a single 2,579 ft runway.[1] The airport is named after Walter J. Koladza (died September 1, 2004), who was a test pilot during World War II, and the owner of the airport for nearly 60 years.[2]


  1. ^ Walter J. Koladza Airport,, 2006, accessed on April 11, 2006.
  2. ^ Gentile, Derek (September 13, 2004). "A life filled with flights of fancy" (PDF). Berkshire Eagle. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-09-23. Retrieved 2006-11-29.

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Runway View of Walter J. Koladza Airport