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Middleton Field

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Airport type  Public / Military
Elevation AMSL  259 ft / 79 m
4,000  1,219
Address  Evergreen, AL 36401, USA
Code  GZH
Owner  City Of Evergreen
Serves  Evergreen, Alabama
1/19  4,000
1,219  Asphalt
Elevation  79 m
Phone  +1 251-578-1574
Middleton Field

Middleton Field (ICAO: KGZH, FAA LID: GZH, formerly 39J) is a public-use airport located 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi) west of the central business district of Evergreen, a city in Conecuh County, Alabama, United States. According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is categorized as a general aviation facility. Although the airport is owned by the City of Evergreen, it is primarily used for flight training by the U.S Navy.

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Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Middleton Field is assigned GZH by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.

Facilities and aircraft

Middleton Field covers an area of 200 acres (81 ha) which contains two asphalt paved runways (1/19 and 10/28) each measuring 4,000 by 150 ft (1,219 by 46 m). For the 12-month period ending June 25, 2007, the airport had 134,005 aircraft operations, an average of 367 per day: 96% military and 4% general aviation.

Accidents

On July 13, 1982, Lt. Cmdr. Barbara Allen Rainey, the U.S. Navy's first female pilot, and her student were killed in a crash while practicing touch-and-go landings at Middleton Field.

References

Middleton Field Wikipedia


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