Corcoran Airport (IATA: CRO, ICAO: KCRO, FAA LID: CRO) was a public use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) west of the central business district of Corcoran, a town in Kings County, California, United States. It is privately owned by Lakeland Dusters, Inc.[1] The airport has been permanently closed.[2]

Corcoran Airport
Corcoran Airport - California.jpg
2006 USGS Photo
Summary
Airport typePublic / PERMANENTLY CLOSED
OwnerLakeland Dusters, Inc.
ServesCorcoran, California
Elevation AMSL197 ft / 60 m
Coordinates36°06′10″N 119°35′41″W / 36.10278°N 119.59472°W / 36.10278; -119.59472Coordinates: 36°06′10″N 119°35′41″W / 36.10278°N 119.59472°W / 36.10278; -119.59472
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KCRO is located in California
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Location of Corcoran Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 3,800 1,158 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations5,600
Based aircraft18

Facilities and aircraftEdit

Corcoran Airport covers an area of 220 acres (89 ha) at an elevation of 197 feet (60 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 13/31 which measures 3,800 by 50 feet (1,158 x 15 m). For the 12-month period ending October 3, 2007, the airport had 5,600 aircraft operations, an average of 15 per day, all of which were general aviation. At that time there were 18 aircraft based at this airport: 61% single-engine, 28% jet and 11% helicopter.[1]

World War IIEdit

During World War II, the airport was used an auxiliary training airfield for Lemoore Army Airfield, California.

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ReferencesEdit

  This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for CRO (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-04-10
  2. ^ "CORCORAN". FAA National Flight Data Center. Federal Aviation Administration. Retrieved 10 January 2015.

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