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Saugus-Newhall Airport (Newhall Intermediate Field)


Name Newhall Intermediate Landing Field
Established Approximately 1928
Location 2 miles northwest town of Newhall, Calif.
Area Approximately 65 acres
Length & no. of runways 1 runway NW-SE 4,000 feet
Attendant on duty 24 hrs. Yes
Commercially operated? No. Federal Government
By whom? U.S. Civil Aeronautics Authority
Special call letters on the radio KCCP
1 or 2 way radio system Two way
Radio beam used Yes. Voice transmission on range frequency. 209 kcs.
Any special fog-piercing lights? No.
Which seasons fog necessitates planes starting from here instead of L.A.? Usually during the fall & spring.
Highest elevation to be cleared between here and Los Angeles? Unknown. Approximately 1,500 ft. MSL.
Where? Newhall Pass
Number of ships handled in a year? For 1939, 191 air liners, 132 private ships. Total, 323 ships
Largest number of ships handled at one time? 14 planes; 13 liners, 1 private
Number of large lines using field? American Air Lines, United Air Lines, Western Air and TWA
Which line makes most use of airport? United Air Lines.
Important personages stopped on passage? Too numerous to mention
Visitors permitted Yes.
Training school No.

Source of information: Newhall Intermediate Landing Field, February 1940.

SAUGUS AIRPORT (NEWHALL Intermediate Field)

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