Madera Municipal Airport is a city-owned public airport three miles northwest of Madera, in Madera County, California. It is in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.Facilities and aircraftMadera Municipal Airport covers 524acre at an elevation of 255 feet (78 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt runways: 12/30 is 5,545 by 150 feet (1,690 x 46 m) and 7/25 is 3,702 by 150 feet (1,128 x 46 m).For the month period ending November 18, 2015 the airport had 50,950 aircraft operations, an average of 139 per day: 96% general aviation, 1% air taxi, and <1% military. In May 2017, 140 aircraft were then based at this airport: 99 single-engine, 13 multi-engine, 10 jet, 8 helicopter, 1 glider, and 9 ultralight.HistoryIn 1943 the City of Madera leased the airport to the Army Corps of Engineers to be used by the Army Air Force for fueling planes flying north to south. Six months after the end of World War II, the land reverted to the city.