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Needles Airport

Needles Airport
USGS aerial image, 21 May 1994
Airport information
Airport typePublic
OwnerCounty of San Bernardino
ServesNeedles, California
Elevation300 m (983 ft)
Aircraft operations10500
Based aircraft8

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Needles Airport is a county-owned, public-use airport in San Bernardino County, California, United States. It is located five nautical miles (9 km) south of the central business district of Needles. According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009 2013, it is categorized as a general aviation airport.

The airfield was opened in May 1941. During World War II the airfield was known as Needles Army Airfield and was used by the United States Army Air Forces Fourth Air Force. With the end of the war, the base was declared excess to requirements and returned to civil control.

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