Riverside Municipal Airport

Infobox Airport
name = Riverside Municipal Airport
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type = Public
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operator = City of Riverside
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location = Riverside, California
elevation-f = 818
elevation-m = 249
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r1-number = 9/27
r1-length-f = 5,400
r1-length-m = 1,646
r1-surface = Asphalt
r2-number = 16/34
r2-length-f = 2,850
r2-length-m = 869
r2-surface = Asphalt
h1-number = H1
h1-length-f = 60
h1-length-m = 18
h1-surface = Asphalt
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Riverside Municipal Airport Airport codes|RAL|KRAL|RAL, also known as Riverside Airport (and formerly as Riverside Arlington Airport), is a public airport located four miles (6 km) southwest of the central business district of Riverside, the county seat of Riverside County, California, United States. [FAA-airport|ID=RAL|use=PU|own=PU|site=02112.*A] The airport is located in the Inland Empire, a region with a population of over four million people.cite web | url = http://www.census.gov/population/www/estimates/metro_general/2006/CBSA-EST2006-01.csv | title = Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1 2000 to July 1 2006 (CBSA-EST2006-01) | format = CSV | work = 2006 Population Estimates | publisher = United States Census Bureau, Population Division | date = 2007-04-05 | accessdate = 2008-01-23]

Scheduled service to Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport (Arizona) on Western Express Air was discontinued when that airline ceased operations at the end of May 2007. [ [http://www.westernexpressair.com/ Western Air Express (official site)] ]

Riverside Municipal Airport since 2003 has been the home to Civil Air Patrol Squadron 5, California's largest squadron. Meeting every Tuesday night at 1900L.


Riverside Municipal Airport covers convert|525|acre|km2|0|lk=on and has two runways and one helipad:
* Runway 9/27: 5,400 x 100 ft. (1,646 x 30 m), Surface: Asphalt
* Runway 16/34: 2,850 x 48 ft. (869 x 15 m), Surface: Asphalt
* Helipad H1: 60 x 60 ft. (18 x 18 m), Surface: Asphalt

Riverside Airport's full service runways feature ILS, GPS, and VOR approaches for all-weather arrivals and departures.

The main runway, RWY 9-27, accommodates Gulfstream V, Dassault Falcon 50, Bombardier Challenger, Cessna Citation X and similar business-class aircraft. The Airport's current Master Plan will lengthen this runway to convert|6153|ft|m in the near future. Runway 27 is also served by a Visual Approach Slope Indicator.

The crosswind runway, RWY 16-34, is suited for cabin-class aircraft and smaller in crosswind conditions from the north. Runway 34 is also served by a Precision Approach Path Indicator.


External links

* [http://www.riversideca.gov/airport/ Riverside Municipal Airport] (official City of Riverside web site)
* [http://www.riversideca.gov/airshow/default.htm Riverside Airshow]
* [http://sq5.cawg.cap.gov/ Civil Air Patrol, Senior Squadron 5]

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