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Encyclopedia > Yuma International Airport
Yuma International Airport
MCAS Yuma
IATA: YUM - ICAO: KYUM - FAA: YUM
Summary
Airport type Public/Military
Operator Yuma County and USMC
Serves Yuma, Arizona
Elevation AMSL 216 ft (65.8 m)
Coordinates 32°39′24″N, 114°36′22″W
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3L/21R 13,300 4,054 Concrete
3R/21L 9,241 2,817 Asphalt/Concrete
8/26 6,146 1,873 Asphalt/Concrete
17/35 5,711 1,741 Asphalt/Concrete

Yuma International Airport (IATA: YUM, ICAO: KYUMFAA LID: YUM) is a shared-use airport together with the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma and located three miles (5 km) south of the central business district (CBD) of Yuma, a city in Yuma County, Arizona, USA. It is mostly used for military aviation, but is also served by three commercial airlines. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... A Location Identifier takes the place of the name and the location of an airport, navigation aid, weather station, and manned air traffic control facility in air traffic control, telecommunications, computer programming, weather reports, and related services. ... Yuma County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. ... Yuma is a city in and the county seatGR6 of Yuma County, Arizona, United States. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre (American English:meter) is a measure of length. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre (American English:meter) is a measure of length. ... Concrete being poured, raked and vibrated into place in residential construction in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Asphalt is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid that is present in most crude petroleums and in some natural deposits. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... FAA may refer to: Federal Aviation Administration in the United States Fleet Air Arm in the UK Royal Navy Fuerza Aérea Argentina in Argentina This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... A Location Identifier takes the place of the name and the location of an airport, navigation aid, weather station, and manned air traffic control facility in air traffic control, telecommunications, computer programming, weather reports, and related services. ... The MCAS Yuma is located 2 miles (3 km) from the city of Yuma, Arizona. ... km redirects here. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Yuma is a city in and the county seatGR6 of Yuma County, Arizona, United States. ... Yuma County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Official language(s) English Spoken language(s) English 74. ...


Airlines and destinations

Delta Air Lines, Inc. ... Delta Connection is the name under which seven regional airlines operate short and medium haul routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... This is an article about an airline in North America. ... United Airlines, also known as United Air Lines, Inc. ... United Express is a brand name under which seven regional airlines operate feeder flights for United Airlines. ... This is an article about an airline in North America. ... US Airways is an American low-cost airline[1] headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, owned by US Airways Group, Inc. ... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several airlines which provide feederliner service for US Airways from smaller markets in the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas to its major stations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Philadelphia International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport, New York Citys LaGuardia Airport... Mesa Airlines (IATA: YV, ICAO: ASH, and Callsign: Air Shuttle), a subsidiary of Mesa Air Group, is a US airline headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona which operates flights as Air Midwest, United Express and US Airways Express. ...

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