San Manuel Airport

San Manuel Airport (FAA LID: E77), known as San Manuel Ray Blair Airport is a public-use airport that is publicly-owned, owned by Pinal County. It was formerly owned by BHP, owners of the San Manuel Copper Mine. 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 3,271.7 ft (997.2 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway with edge lights:

  • 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. ^ "AirNav: E77 - San Manuel Airport". Retrieved 2020-06-25.
  2. ^ "E77 - San Manuel, AZ, US - Airport - Great Circle Mapper". www.gcmap.com. Retrieved 2018-05-09.
  3. ^ "AirNav: E77 - San Manuel Airport". Retrieved 2020-06-25.

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