William R. Fairchild International Airport

William R. Fairchild International Airport

Infobox Airport
name = William R. Fairchild International Airport
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caption = main terminal
IATA = CLM
ICAO = KCLM
type = Public
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operator = Port of Port Angeles
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location = Port Angeles, Washington
elevation-f = 291
elevation-m = 88.7
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r1-number = 8/26
r1-length-f = 6,347
r1-length-m = 1,935
r1-surface = Asphalt
r2-number = 13/31
r2-length-f = 3,245
r2-length-m = 989
r2-surface = Asphalt
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__NOTOC__William R. Fairchild International Airport Airport codes|CLM|KCLM is a public airport located in Clallam County near the Strait of Juan de Fuca, three miles (5 km) northwest of Port Angeles, Washington, U.S.

History

The airport was developed from 1934 through 1948 by the Works Progress Administration, the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy. It was named Clallam County Municipal Landing Field when ownership was given to Clallam County in 1948. Three years later the county transferred the airport to the Port of Port Angeles. In 1953, William R. Fairchild started the Angeles Flying Service and became the first airport supervisor. The airport was renamed in his honor in 1969, following his death in a tragic aircraft accident.

Facilities

Fairchild Airport encompasses more than convert|800|acre|km2 of property, with 690 in aeronautical use. The primary runway is operated with an Instrument Landing System and can handle aircraft up to Boeing 737s.
* Runway 8/26: 6,347 x 150 ft (1,935 x 46 m), Surface: Asphalt
* Runway 13/31: 3,245 x 50 ft (989 x 15 m), Surface: Asphalt

Airlines

* Kenmore Air (Seattle-Boeing Field)

Charter

* [http://www.ritebros.com/ Rite Bros. Aviation]

ee also

* Washington World War II Army Airfields

External links

* [http://www.portofpa.com/airports/fairchild-international-airport.html Port of Port Angeles: William R. Fairchild International Airport]
*WSDOT Pilot's Guide: [http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/aviation/PilotsGuide/PilotsGuide_PtAngeles_WmRFairchild.pdf Wm. R. Fairchild International] (PDF 59 kb)
*WSDOT Economic Impacts: [http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/aviation/EconImpacts/OR/OR_WmFairchild.pdf William R. Fairchild International] (PDF 434 kb)


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