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San Manuel Airport (FAA LID: E77), known as San Manuel Ray Blair Airport, is a privately owned, public-use airport owned by BHP, the same owners of the San Manuel Copper Mine, on lease to Pinal County. The airport is located 2.3 miles (2.0 nmi; 3.7 km) northwest of the central business district of San Manuel, a city in Pinal County, Arizona, United States and 40 miles (35 nmi; 64 km) northeast of Tucson International Airport.[1]

San Manuel Airport
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerBHP
OperatorPinal County, Arizona
ServesSan Manuel, Arizona
Elevation AMSL3,272 ft / 997 m
Coordinates32°38′11″N 110°38′50″W / 32.63639°N 110.64722°W / 32.63639; -110.64722Coordinates: 32°38′11″N 110°38′50″W / 32.63639°N 110.64722°W / 32.63639; -110.64722
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E77 is located in Arizona
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E77 is located in the United States
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 4,207 1,282 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Aircraft operations14,010
Based aircraft20

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA, IATA, and ICAO San Manuel Airport is only assigned E77 by the FAA.[2]

Facilities and aircraftEdit

San Manuel Airport covers an area of 54 acres (22 ha) at an elevation of 3,272 ft (997 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway:

  • 11/29 measuring 4,207 ft × 75 ft (1,282 m × 23 m) asphalt[3]

For the 12-month period ending April 19, 2017, the airport had 14,010 aircraft operations, an average of 38 per day: 100% general aviation. At that time there were 20 aircraft based at this airport: 75% single-engine, 20% ultralight, no multi-engine, no jet, and 5% helicopters.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AirportIQ 5010". www.gcr1.com. Retrieved 2018-05-09.
  2. ^ "E77 - San Manuel, AZ, US - Airport - Great Circle Mapper". www.gcmap.com. Retrieved 2018-05-09.
  3. ^ "AirNav: E77 - San Manuel Airport". www.airnav.com. Retrieved 2018-05-09.

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