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Nut Tree Airport


Nut Tree Airport

Nut Tree Airport
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator County of Solano
Serves Vacaville, California
Elevation AMSL 117 ft / 36 m
Coordinates 38°22′40″N 121°57′42″W / 38.37778°N 121.96167°W / 38.37778; -121.96167

Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 4,700 1,433 Asphalt
Statistics (1995)
Aircraft operations 101,500
Based aircraft 180
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Nut Tree Airport (ICAO: KVCBFAA LID: VCB) is a county-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) northeast of the central business district of Vacaville, in Solano County, California, United States.[1]

The airport is near the junction of Interstates 80 and 505.[2] It is adjacent to the Nut Tree retail/commercial development, which replaced an historic US 40 highway stop from which both derive their name.

Facilities and aircraft

Nut Tree Airport covers an area of 262 acres (106 ha) at an elevation of 117 feet (36 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 2/20 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,700 by 75 feet (1,433 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending March 3, 1995, the airport had 101,500 aircraft operations, an average of 278 per day: 98.5% general aviation and 1.5% air taxi. At that time there were 180 aircraft based at this airport: 90% single-engine, 8% multi-engine and 2% jet.[1]


External links

San Francisco Bay Area portal
  • Nut Tree Airport at Solano County's web site
  • Nut Tree Airport at Solano Pilots Association
  • Nut Tree Airport Forum at Solano Pilots Association
  • The National Map
  • FAA Terminal Procedures for VCB, effective July 24, 2014
  • Resources for this airport:
    • FAA airport information for VCB
    • AirNav airport information for KVCB
    • FlightAware live flight tracker
    • NOAA/NWS latest weather observations
    • SkyVector Terminal Procedures
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