Immokalee Regional Airport
|Immokalee Regional Airport
(former Immokalee Army Airfield)
|File:Immokalee Airport - Florida.jpg
2006 USGS aerial photo
|IATA: IMM – ICAO: KIMM – FAA LID: IMM|
|Owner||Collier County Airport Authority|
|Elevation AMSL||37 ft / 11 m|
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Immokalee Regional Airport (IATA: IMM, ICAO: KIMM, FAA LID: IMM) is a public use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) northeast of the central business district of Immokalee, in Collier County, Florida, United States. The airport is owned by the Collier County Airport Authority. Formerly known as Immokalee Airport, it is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.
Established as Immokalee Army Airfield, activated on July 5, 1942. Assigned to United States Army Air Forces East Coast Training Center (later Eastern Training Command). Was an auxiliary to Hendricks Army Airfield and was an AAF Specialized Pilot Training School (4-Engine) for B-17 and B-24 heavy bombers. Also provided flexible gunnery training for Buckingham Army Airfield near Fort Myers.
Transferred to Third Air Force in July 1944 with the drawdown of AAFTC's pilot training program and was a group training facility for replacement personnel. Became an auxiliary of the Sarasota Army Airfield replacement fighter pilot training school.
Facilities and aircraft
Immokalee Regional Airport covers an area of 1,330 acres (538 ha) at an elevation of 37 feet (11 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways, designated 9/27 and 18/36. 9/27 is 5,000 x 100 feet (1,524 x 30 m) and 18/36 is 5,000 x 150 feet (1,524 x 46 m).
For the 12-month period ending October 22, 2013, the airport had 36,500 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 100 per day. At that time there were 60 aircraft based at this airport: 45 single-engine, 9 multi-engine, 4 jet, and 2 helicopter.
- FAA Airport Master Record for IMM ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
- "Immokalee Regional Airport" (PDF). Florida Department of Transportation CFASPP. Retrieved August 3, 2013. External link in
- "Immokalee Regional Airport". Collier County. Retrieved August 3, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- "IATA Airport Code Search (IMM: Immokalee)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved August 3, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- "KIMM – Immokalee Airport". FAA data republished by AirNav. Effective March 12, 2009. Archived from the original on April 13, 2009. Check date values in:
- "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. External link in
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.
- Shaw, Frederick J. (2004), Locating Air Force Base Sites History’s Legacy, Air Force History and Museums Program, United States Air Force, Washington DC, 2004.
- Manning, Thomas A. (2005), History of Air Education and Training Command, 1942–2002. Office of History and Research, Headquarters, AETC, Randolph AFB, Texas ASIN: B000NYX3PC.
- Immokalee Regional Airport at Collier County website
- PDF brochure from CFASPP
- Aerial image as of February 1999 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for IMM, effective August 15, 2019
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