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Neil McElroy, 'Look' (1958)

 

 

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Monterey Bay AirportsLocated on the California coast, between Los Angeles and San Francisco, is the Monterey Bay. Without a doubt, one of Northern California's most beautiful, fun and fascinating destinations. It's a natural showcase of breathtaking seascapes, amusing sea otters, sculptured cypress trees, sandy white beaches and amazing sunsets.

We have four airports to fly into - big or little, controlled or uncontrolled. The choice is yours.

Watsonville (WVI) Municipal is an uncontrolled airport with two runways, 3999' and 4501'. There are three instrument approaches available - LOC, VOR-DME and NDB or GPS-B. Zuniga's Restaurant (Mexican) is located on the field and av gas is available. This is the home of the Watsonville Airshow that takes place on Labor Day week-end.
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Marina (OAR) is an uncontrolled airport with one runway 2999' in length.

Salinas (SNS) Municipal is a controlled airport located in the Salinas Valley with an elevation of 84' MSL. There are three instrument approaches available - ILS, LOC DME and VOR or GPS and four runways ranging from 1056' to 5005'. Av gas is available. The California International Airshow that takes place in October.
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The Landing Zone restaurant is located in the terminal building. Featuring steaks, seafood, pastas. Hours of operation: 11 am to 7 pm. Great luncheon buffet featuring hot dishes and salads.

Monterey (MRY) Peninsula is the primary airport of the Class C airspace. There are two parallel runways of 3502' and 7599' in length at this controlled airport. There are three instrument approaches available - ILS, LOC-DME and NDB and avgas is available on the field. The Golden Tee Restaurant is in the terminal building right on the field.
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