Lompoc Airport (IATA: LPC, ICAO: KLPC) is a public airport located just north of the city of Lompoc in Santa Barbara County, California, USA.
== Facilities and Aircraft ==
Lompoc Airport covers an area of 914 acres (370 ha) at an elevation of 88 feet (27 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway with an asphalt surface: 7/25 is 4,600 by 100 feet (1,402 x 30 m); for the 12-month period ending May 8, 2009, the airport had 30,100 general aviation aircraft operations and 200 military aviation operations; an average of 83 general aviation per day, and 17 military per month. 71 single-engine and 4 ultralight aircraft were based at the airport during that time.
(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)
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