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Sonoma Skypark
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA: 0Q9
Airport type Public-use
Owner Sonoma Skypark, Inc.
Serves Sonoma, California
Elevation AMSL 20 ft / 6 m
Coordinates 38°15′27″N 122°26′03″W / 38.2575°N 122.43417°W / 38.2575; -122.43417Coordinates: 38°15′27″N 122°26′03″W / 38.2575°N 122.43417°W / 38.2575; -122.43417
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 2,090 637 Asphalt
Statistics (1996)
Aircraft operations 10,100
Based aircraft 60
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Runway length shown is between displaced threshold marks, though indicated as a 2480 foot (756 m) runway.

Sonoma Skypark (FAA LID: 0Q9) is a public-use airport located three miles (5 km) southeast of the central business district of Sonoma, a city in Sonoma County, California, United States.[2] It is privately owned by Sonoma Skypark, Inc.[1]

The airport is located 2.3 nautical miles (4.3 km) south of central business district of Sonoma (2.7 mi, 4.3 km) and 28.9 nmi (53.5 km) north of San Francisco city center (33.2 mi, 53.5 km).

It opened on January 3, 1965 in Vineburg, Sonoma, California, USA.

Open to public use for light aircraft, the airfield offers various services, such as computer-based and in-flight training and self-serve 100LL Aviation Fuel.

The hangars shelter many antique and classic aircraft, including a 1947 Luscombe 8E (Silvaire), a 1941 Interstate S-1A Cadet, a Briegleb BG 7 glider, and a 1946 Aeronca Champion.

The airfield hosts a monthly Young Eagles Program, launched by the EAA in 1992 to give young people (from 8 to 17) an opportunity to go flying in a general aviation airplane. Young eagles flights take place on the second Sunday of every month from 9am to Noon.


Facilities and aircraft

Sonoma Skypark covers an area of 30 acres (12 ha) and contains one runway designated 8/26 with a 2,480 x 40 ft (756 x 12 m) asphalt pavement. For the 12-month period ending November 6, 1996, the airport had 10,100 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 27 per day. At that time there were 60 aircraft based at this airport: 95% single-engine and 5% multi-engine.[1]

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