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Byron Airport

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Byron Airport is a county-owned public-use airport located two miles (3 km) south of the central business district of Byron, a community in Contra Costa County, California, United States. [1]

17 relations: Airport, Asphalt, Byron, California, California, Central business district, Contra Costa County, California, Diablo Range, Drop zone, Federal Aviation Administration, General aviation, Glider (aircraft), Glider (sailplane), List of airports in the San Francisco Bay Area, Relief airport, Runway, Ultralight aviation, United States.


An airport is an aerodrome with extended facilities, mostly for commercial air transport.

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Asphalt, also known as bitumen, is a sticky, black, and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum.

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Byron, California

Byron is a census designated place (CDP) in Contra Costa County, California, United States.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Central business district

A central business district (CBD) is the commercial and business centre of a city.

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Contra Costa County, California

Contra Costa County is a county in the state of California in the United States.

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Diablo Range

The Diablo Range is a mountain range in the California Coast Ranges subdivision of the Pacific Coast Ranges.

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Drop zone

A drop zone (DZ) is a place where parachutists or parachuted supplies land.

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Federal Aviation Administration

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.

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General aviation

General aviation (GA) is all civil aviation operations other than scheduled air services and non-scheduled air transport operations for remuneration or hire.

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Glider (aircraft)

A glider is a heavier-than-air aircraft that is supported in flight by the dynamic reaction of the air against its lifting surfaces, and whose free flight does not depend on an engine.

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Glider (sailplane)

A glider or sailplane is a type of glider aircraft used in the leisure activity and sport of gliding.

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List of airports in the San Francisco Bay Area

The following airports are in the area around the San Francisco Bay, including the cities of San Jose, San Francisco, and Oakland.

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Relief airport

A relief airport is an airport that is built or designated to provide relief or additional capacity to an area when the primary commercial airport(s) reach capacity.

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According to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a runway is a "defined rectangular area on a land aerodrome prepared for the landing and takeoff of aircraft".

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Ultralight aviation

Ultralight aviation (called microlight aviation in some countries) is the flying of lightweight, 1- or 2-seat fixed-wing aircraft.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byron_Airport

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