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Delano Municipal Airport
Delano Municipal Airport CA 4 sep 1994.jpg
USGS aerial photo as of 4 September 1994
IATA: noneICAO: KDLOFAA: DLO
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Delano
Serves Delano, California
Elevation AMSL 314 ft / 96 m
Coordinates 35°44′44″N 119°14′11″W / 35.74556°N 119.23639°W / 35.74556; -119.23639
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 5,651 1,722 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 19,000
Based aircraft 44
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Delano Municipal Airport (ICAO: KDLOFAA LID: DLO) is a public airport located two miles (3 km) southeast of the central business district of Delano, a city in Kern County, California, United States. It is owned by the City of Delano.[1]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Delano Municipal Airport is assigned DLO by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[2]

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Facilities and aircraft

Delano Municipal Airport covers an area of 546 acres (221 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway (14/32) measuring 5,651 x 75 ft (1,722 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending January 23, 2006, the airport had 19,000 aircraft operations, an average of 52 per day, all of which were general aviation. There are 44 aircraft based at this airport: 68% single engine, 5% multi-engine and 27% helicopters.[1]

History

The airfield was opened in April 1940. During World War II the airfield was known as Delano Army Airfield and was used by the United States Army Air Forces Air Technical Service Command. With the end of the war, the base was declared excess to requirements and returned to civil control.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for DLO (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-07-05
  2. ^ Great Circle Mapper: KDLO - Delano, California (Delano Municipal Airport)

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