Livermore Municipal Airport

Livermore Municipal Airport (IATA: LVK, ICAO: KLVK) is three miles west of Livermore, California, in Alameda County, California.[1] The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021 categorized it as a regional reliver facility.[2]

Livermore Municipal Airport
ATC tower
Summary
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorCity of Livermore
LocationLivermore, California
Elevation AMSL400 ft / 122 m
Coordinates37°41′36.2″N 121°49′13.3″W
Websitewww.cityoflivermore.net/airport
Map
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7L/25R 5,253 x 100 1,601 × 30 Asphalt
7R/25L 2,699 x 75 823 × 23 Asphalt
Helipads
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 24 x 22 7 × 7 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Based aircraft461
Aircraft operations148,153

The airport has no scheduled airline service; the closest airline airport is Oakland International Airport. Livermore appeared in the OAG in 1976-77: California Air Commuter scheduled Navajos.

Facilities

Livermore Municipal Airport covers 644 acres (261 ha) at an elevation of 400 feet (122 m). It has two asphalt runways:[1]

  • 7L/25R is 5,253 by 100 feet (1,601 × 30m). It has approved instrument approaches.
  • 7R/25L is 2,699 by 75 feet (823 × 23m). It was built in 1985 and is used mainly for training.[3]

The airport has one asphalt helipad: H1 is 24 by 22 feet (7.3 m × 6.7 m).

In the year ending May 1, 2018 the airport had 148,153 aircraft operations, average 406 per day: 98% general aviation, 1% air taxi, <1% airline and <1% military. In September 2018, 461 aircraft were based at this airport: 417 single-engine, 33 multi-engine, 6 jet, and 5 helicopter.[1]

Besides the 8,400-square-foot (780 m2) terminal building,[4] built in 2015, there are nearly 400 aircraft storage hangar units, a corporate-style hangar building containing 20,000 square feet (1,900 m2) of space and an aircraft storage shelter.

See also

References

  1. FAA Airport Master Record for LVK (Form 5010 PDF), effective September 13, 2018.
  2. "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). FAA.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. p. 16. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  3. "History of the Livermore Airport". Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  4. "Airport Administration Building Okd in Livermore".


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