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Columbia Airport
O22 Flyby.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner County of Tuolumne
Location Columbia, California
Elevation AMSL 2,118 ft / 646 m
Coordinates 38°01′50″N 120°24′52″W / 38.03056°N 120.41444°W / 38.03056; -120.41444
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 2,600 792 Turf
17/35 4,670 1,423 Asphalt
Statistics (2001)
Aircraft operations 46,020
Based aircraft 243
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Columbia Airport (IATA: COAFAA LID: O22) is a public airport located one mile (1.6 km) southwest of the central business district of Columbia, in Tuolumne County, California, United States. It is owned by the County of Tuolumne.[1]


Facilities and aircraft

Columbia Airport covers an area of 356 acres (144 ha) which contains two runways: 17/35 is asphalt paved and measures 4,670 x 75 ft (1,423 x 23 m), and turf runway 11/29 measuring 2,600 x 100 ft (792 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2001, the airport had 46,020 aircraft operations, an average of 126 per day: 96% general aviation, 4% air taxi and <1% military. There are 243 aircraft based at this airport: 95% single engine, 2% multi-engine, 2% helicopters and 1% ultralight.[1]


In the movie Radio Flyer, actor Tom Hanks' character narrates the story from here. It is revealed that the airport played a key role in his on-screen brother's life. [2]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for O22 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-07-05
  2. ^ California Film Commission [1]

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