Harriet Alexander Field (IATA: SLT, ICAO: KANK, FAA LID: ANK) is a public airport two miles west of Salida, in Chaffee County, Colorado, United states. It is owned by the City of Salida and Chaffee County.Many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, but Harriet Alexander Field is ANK (formerly 0V2) to the FAA and SLT to the IATA (which assigned ANK to Etimesgut Airport in Ankara, Turkey).
== Facilities ==
Harriet Alexander Field covers 161 acres (65 ha) and has one runway and one helipad:
6/24: 7,347 x 75 ft (2,239 x 23 m), surface: asphalt
H1: 36 x 36 ft (11 x 11 m), surface: concreteIn the year ending April 20, 2006 the airport had 9,653 aircraft operations, 99.5% general aviation and 0.5% military.
(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)
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