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Auburn Municipal Airport (Washington)

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Airport type  Public
Location  Auburn, Washington
Website  http://www.s50wa.com
Phone  +1 253-333-6821
Serves  Auburn, Washington
Elevation AMSL  63 ft / 19.2 m
Elevation  19 m
Owner  Auburn
Auburn Municipal Airport (Washington)
Operator  Airport Management Group
Address  2143 E St NE #1, Auburn, WA 98002, USA
Similar  City of Auburn, Seattleā€‘T Internatio Airport, Renton Municipal Airport, Auburn Legal Departme, Federal Way Municipal

The Auburn Municipal Airport (FAA LID: S50) is a city-owned public-use airport located 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) north of downtown Auburn, in King County, Washington. The airport is also referred to as Dick Scobee Field, after Francis "Dick" Scobee, an Auburn and Washington native who was the commander astronaut for the Space Shuttle Challenger. Scobee was killed in the 1986 Challenger disaster.

Facilities and aircraft

The airport cover an area of 110 acres (45 ha) and contains one asphalt paved runway. Mostly used for general aviation, the airport offers no commercial service. With 406 aircraft based at Auburn, including 187 single engine and 16 multi-engine aircraft, the airport averages 450 operations per day.

The closest commercial airport outside of Auburn, Washington is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, 8 nautical miles (15 km; 9.2 mi) northwest, in SeaTac, Washington.

References

Auburn Municipal Airport (Washington) Wikipedia


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