Needles Airport

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Needles Airport
Needles Army Airfield
Needles Airport - California.jpg
2006 USGS Photo
IATA: EEDICAO: KEEDFAA LID: EED
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerCounty of San Bernardino
ServesNeedles, California
Elevation AMSL983 ft / 300 m
Coordinates34°45′59″N 114°37′24″W / 34.76639°N 114.62333°W / 34.76639; -114.62333
Websitewww.sbcounty.gov/...
Map
KEED is located in California
KEED
Location of Needles Airport
Runways
DirectionLengthSurface
ftm
2/204,2351,291Asphalt
11/295,0051,526Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations10,500
Based aircraft8
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]
 
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Needles Airport
Needles Army Airfield
Needles Airport - California.jpg
2006 USGS Photo
IATA: EEDICAO: KEEDFAA LID: EED
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerCounty of San Bernardino
ServesNeedles, California
Elevation AMSL983 ft / 300 m
Coordinates34°45′59″N 114°37′24″W / 34.76639°N 114.62333°W / 34.76639; -114.62333
Websitewww.sbcounty.gov/...
Map
KEED is located in California
KEED
Location of Needles Airport
Runways
DirectionLengthSurface
ftm
2/204,2351,291Asphalt
11/295,0051,526Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations10,500
Based aircraft8
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Needles Airport (IATA: EEDICAO: KEEDFAA LID: EED) is a county-owned public airport in San Bernardino County, California, five miles (9 km) south of Needles.[1]

It opened in May 1941. During World War II the airfield was known as Needles Army Airfield and was used by the United States Army Air Forces Fourth Air Force. With the end of the war the base returned to civil control.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Needles Airport covers 796 acres (322 ha) at an elevation of 983 feet (300 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt runways: 2/20 is 4,235 by 100 feet (1,291 x 30 m) and 11/29 is 5,005 by 100 feet.[1]

In the year ending February 17, 2006 the airport had 10,500 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 28 per day. 8 aircraft were then based at this airport: 62.5% single-engine and 37.5% ultralight.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for EED (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 8 April 2010.

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