Quillayute Airport

Quillayute Airport

Infobox Airport
name = Quillayute Airport

image-width =
caption =
type = Public
owner = City of Forks
operator =
city-served = Forks, Washington
location = Quillayute, Washington
elevation-f = 194
elevation-m = 59
website =
r1-number = 4/22
r1-length-f = 4,210
r1-length-m = 1,283
r1-surface = Concrete
stat-year = 2006
stat1-header = Aircraft operations
stat1-data = 6,700
footnotes = Source: Federal Aviation AdministrationFAA-airport|ID=UIL|use=PU|own=PU|site=26376.5*A, effective 2007-07-05]

Quillayute Airport Airport codes|UIL|KUIL|UIL, formerly known as Quillayute State Airport, is a public airport located approximately convert|10|mi|km west of the city of Forks, in Clallam County, Washington, United States. It is owned by the City of Forks. This former Naval Auxiliary Air Station was deeded to the City of Forks by the Washington State Department of Transportation in 1999.

Facilities and aircraft

Quillayute Airport covers an area of 739 acres (299 ha). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2006, the airport had 6,700 aircraft operations: 97% general aviation and 3% military.

The airport has two concrete runways, each one close to convert|5000|ft|m long. Runway 12/30 is closed (the north-south runway). Runway 4/22 is open with a displaced threshold of convert|1089|ft|m. In the Master Planning effort currently underway, it is the intent, in the long-term plan, to remove the displacement on runway 4/22 in the future, and reopen runway 12/30 at a shortened length.


External links

* [http://www.forkswashington.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1&Itemid=9 Quillayute Airport] at City of Forks website

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