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Airport type  Public
Elevation AMSL  4,528 ft / 1,380 m
5,000  1,524
Elevation  1,380 m
Location  Chester, California
16/34  5,000
1,524  Asphalt
Phone  +1 530-283-6299
Address  873 Main Street, Westwood, CA 96137, USA
Similar  Almanor Ranger District, The Bidwell House, Lassen Volcanic National, The Lake Almanor Fly Fishin, Quincy Gansner Field

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Rogers Field (FAA LID: O05) is a public airport bordering the southwest of the town of Chester, serving Plumas County, California, USA. The airport has two runways (only one of which is still opened and maintained, however) and is mostly used for general aviation and USFS/CDF access.

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In addition to its civil-aviation role it also serves as the Chester Air Attack Base, a logistical & coordination facility owned and managed by Lassen National Forest (LNF), USFS, for the support of the LNF Air Attack 06, Copter 510, California Department of Forestry's aerial firefighting aircraft (both fixed-wing and helicopter) and other air tankers and heli-tankers leased by the USFS. Resources include fueling, retardant loading for aerial tankers, communications, and some quartering for aircrew, helitack, and ground fire-fighting teams.

Facilities

Rogers Field has two runways:

  • Runway 16/34: 5,000 x 100 ft (1,524 x 30 m). Surface: Asphalt
  • Runway 5/23: 5,320 x 120 ft (1,622 x 37 m). Surface: Gravel
  • Runway 5/23 is closed indefinitely and no longer maintained.

    References

    Rogers Field Wikipedia


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