Napa County Airport – APC Napa Valley
The APC-Napa County Airport is located eight kilometers south of Napa in Napa County, California, United States. Built in 1942 by the United States Army Air Forces, the public airport was known in the past as the Napa Flight Strip – an emergency landing airfield for military aircraft on training flights. An estimated 122,000 flights take off or land at the Napa County Airport annually.
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The Pearl Harbor Attack was one of the reasons why a Napa Auxilliary Air Defense Field was established in Napa. After World War II, the federal government turned over the airport to Napa County, which now operates charter flights and private aircraft only. As of June 2019, the APA airport runways are undergoing renovations. Meanwhile, events like the Napa Valley Wine Auction, brings huge crowds to the airport. Whether you’re leaving or arriving at the Napa County Airport, don’t forget to fill your stomach with the classic and long-time favorites at the airport, Jonesy’s Restaurant. Make sure to book your flight at Napa County Airport (APC) if you’re planning to visit Atherton, East Palo Alto, or Half Moon Bay.