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Phoenix Goodyear Airport

Phoenix Goodyear Airport
Airport information
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Phoenix
ServesPhoenix, Arizona
LocationGoodyear, Arizona
Elevation295 m (968 ft)
Aircraft operations188,015|stat2-header=Based aircraft
Based aircraft198

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Phoenix Goodyear Airport , formerly known as Goodyear Municipal Airport, is a public airport located one mile (2 km) southwest of the central business district of Goodyear, in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States.

The facility was originally constructed during World War II as a naval air facility known as NAF Litchfield Park, then upgraded to naval air station status and renamed NAS Litchfield Park. Its primary role following the end of World War II was that of storage and preservation of obsolete or excess U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Coast Guard aircraft. In 1968, all Department of Defense and U.S. Coast Guard aircraft preservation and storage was consolidated at the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC) at Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson and NAS Litchfield Park was slated for closure.

Following the closure of NAS Litchfield Park in 1968, the city of Phoenix purchased the airport as a general aviation reliever airport for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The airport is not served by any commercial airlines at this time.

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