About the Airport


The Nevada County Airport plays a vital role in the economic and recreational health of Nevada County. Our airport will continue to be an important component of Nevada County's transportation infrastructure for many years to come.
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Informational Sheet

Download our Airport Information Sheet (PDF), a single page with a layout diagram, runway data, local services and much more.


The airport is home to many types of aircraft including home-built, commercial charter, ultralight, and private. Additionally, the airport is home to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and US Forest Service Grass Valley Air Attack Base.


The airport hosts the Nevada County Airfest each summer with a wide variety of activities for all ages.


The Golden Empire Flying Association and the local Experimental Aircraft Association #1175 are among the many groups of aviation enthusiasts who utilize the airport.