Half Moon Bay Airport

Half Moon Bay Airport

Infobox Airport
name = Half Moon Bay Airport
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IATA = HAF
ICAO = KHAF
FAA = HAF
type = Public
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operator = San Mateo County
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location = Half Moon Bay, California
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elevation-m = 20.4
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r1-number = 12/30
r1-length-f = 5,000
r1-length-m = 1,524
r1-surface = Asphalt/Concrete
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Half Moon Bay Airport Airport codes|HAF|KHAF|HAF is a public airport located five miles (8 km) northwest of the central business district (CBD) of Half Moon Bay, in San Mateo County, California, USA. [cite gnis|1653505|Half Moon Bay Airport] The airport is on the Pacific Coast, south of San Francisco.

History

The Half Moon Bay Airport is located approximately 20 miles south of San Francisco. It was constructed by the California State Highway Department for the U.S. Army in 1942. The Army turned the airport over to the U.S. Navy following the end of World War II and San Mateo County acquired the airport from the Navy in 1947. The airport has served a variety of roles over the years and is currently an important business, transportation and emergency service asset to the community.

Facilities

Half Moon Bay Airport comprises convert|325|acre|ha|0|lk=on and has one runway:
* Runway 12/30: 5,000 x 150 ft. (1,524 x 46 m), Surface: Asphalt/Concrete

Half Moon Bay Airport provides a variety of emergency service and response functions including: Air-Ambulance and Medivac flights; law enforcement and homeland security patrols; Coast Guard sea-rescue operations; and use as a disaster relief staging site for the airlifting of emergency supplies in the event that roads are closed during a disaster or emergency.

The Half Moon Bay Airport is home to approximately 80 aircraft and several aviation related businesses. The Airport is self-funded through airport user and business fees and receives no money from the County’s General Fund.

See also

*List of airports in the San Francisco Bay area

References

External links

* [http://www.co.sanmateo.ca.us/smc/department/dpw/home/0,,5562541_5562593_147318973,00.html San Mateo County Airports - Half Moon Bay Airport] (official site)
*FAA-airport|ID=HAF|use=PU|own=PU|site=01638.*A


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