Crystal Airport (California)

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Crystal Airport
Grob 103 and Pawnee.JPG
A Piper PA-25 Pawnee prepares to tow a Grob 103 Twin Astir at Crystal Airport.
Airport typePrivate
ServesLlano, California
Elevation AMSL3,420 ft / 1,042 m
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7/25 2,700 823 Asphalt

Crystal Airport (FAA LID: 46CN) is a private-use airport located six miles south of Pearblossom, California.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Crystal Airport is primarily a Glider-port, that is home to the Southern California Soaring Academy, a glider school and FBO at the airport, its proximity to the San Gabriel Mountains makes it a popular soaring location because of excellent ridge lift, and thermal lift from its location in the high desert of California. It is located approximately 30 nm from Edwards Air Force Base, and the school has been previously contracted to train Air Force pilots how to fly gliders.

There are 39 aircraft based at this airport: 11 single-engine, and 28 gliders.[2]


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