San Bernardino International Airport

Infobox Airport
name = San Bernardino International Airport





IATA = SBD
ICAO = KSBD
FAA = SBD
type = Public
owner = San Bernardino International Airport Authority
operator = San Bernardino, California
city-served = San Bernardino, California / Inland Empire, California
location = San Bernardino, California, USA
elevation-f = 1,157
elevation-m = 353.3
coordinates = coord|34|05|43|N|117|14|06|W|type:airport_region:US
website = [http://www.sbdairport.com/ San Bernardino International Airport]
r1-number = 6/24
r1-length-f = 10,001
r1-length-m = 3,048
r1-surface = Concrete

: "For the United States Air Force use of this facility prior to March 1994, see Norton Air Force Base"San Bernardino International Airport Airport codes|SBD|KSBD|SBD is a public airport located two miles (3 km) southeast of the central business district of San Bernardino, California, in San Bernardino County, California, USA. The airport covers convert|1329|acre|km2|0 and has one runway. It is currently a general aviation and cargo airport located on the former site of Norton Air Force Base.

Current Status

San Bernardino's mayor Pat Morris announced that the airport will be taking passenger flights in the late Fall of 2008 and will feature inexpensive flights.Fact|date=July 2008 The airport will have its primary access from I-10 and I-215 off Mill Street.

U.S. Customs Service agents are available on call to clear imported goods. The airport is used as a base for United States Forest Service planes fighting forest fires. Several hangars that were formerly empty have recently been occupied by civilian-owned aircraft maintenance companies. The runway is convert|10000|ft|m long, easily accommodating air cargo aircraft. However, UPS and Federal Express choose to use LA/Ontario International Airport to the west, while DHL uses the March Air Reserve Base to the south.

The airport and surrounding areas are within the City of San Bernardino, California, and the Inland Valley Development Agency. The airport and surrounding areas are being redeveloped by Hillwood.

The airport temporarily housed SAM 27000 while the Air Force One Pavilion at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library was under construction.

Several major projects for the former air base and surrounding area are imminent or already under way, including Stater Bros. Markets moved its corporate headquarters from Colton to the former air base site in September 2007. The convert|170000|sqft|m2|sing=on offices are completed. Stater Bros. began moving warehousing and distribution operations into a convert|2100000|sqft|m2|sing=on facility in February 2007. Part of a $300 million-plus total investment in the city, the warehouse is the largest supermarket distribution facility in the nation, Brown said.

Gallery

References

*FAA-airport|ID=SBD|use=PU|own=PU|site=02154.*A
* [http://www.sbdairport.com/ San Bernardino International Airport] (official site)

External links

*FAA-diagram|00547


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