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Bakersfield Municipal Airport (FAA LID: L45) is a city-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) south of the central business district of Bakersfield, a city in Kern County, California, United States.[1] The airport is mostly used for general aviation.

Bakersfield Municipal Airport
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Bakersfield
ServesBakersfield, California
Elevation AMSL378 ft / 115 m
Coordinates35°19′30″N 118°59′46″W / 35.32500°N 118.99611°W / 35.32500; -118.99611
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Bakersfield Municipal Airport within Bakersfield
Bakersfield Municipal Airport within Bakersfield
L45
Location of airport within Bakersfield
Bakersfield Municipal Airport within Bakersfield
Bakersfield Municipal Airport within Bakersfield
L45
L45 (California)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 4,000 1,219 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations25,000
Based aircraft82

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HistoryEdit

During World War II the airfield was used by the United States Army Air Forces Air Transport Command as a Sub-base of Hammer Field.

Facilities and aircraftEdit

Bakersfield Municipal Airport covers an area of 253 acres (102 ha) at an elevation of 378 feet (115 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,000 by 75 feet (1,219 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending April 13, 2009, the airport had 25,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 68 per day. At that time there were 82 aircraft based at this airport: 90% single-engine and 10% multi-engine.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for L45 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.

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