This website will explore the many adventures that await travelers coming to our historic rural airports.
A publication of
Placer County |
Wine is California’s number one finished agricultural product in retail value, and its production ranks fourth in the world. Rural airports play important roles in the success of our wine industry.
Local Events & Activities
The Cessna 195 type club met at Columbia Airport for a weekend Fly-in. Organizer Marlon Young reported to RAN that eight 195 aircraft and other assorted vintage planes from a Stearman to Taylorcraft attended the three day event. The first prototype flew in 1945, after the end of World War II and both the 190 and 195 entered production in 1947.
David Vance, Ph.D., a retired business executive, educator and coach shares his views and how being a pilot can prepare you to become a better leader.
AOPA President told a committee on Small Business that General Aviation user fees, unfunded mandates, and poor regulation can stifle GA growth.
A Travel Guide for the Sierra Gold Country
Charters & Tours
Just sit back, enjoy the Ride!
When planning your vacation, let us be your tour guide. We provide professional travel and tourism assistance! From the mountains to the ocean, and all dream locations in between, let us do the driving! Just sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride!
"A Little Adventure"
"Fun in the Sun"
"Fun in the Snow"
Charters & Tours
While attempting a landing on an island off Washington State, author Richard Bach in his experimental SeaRey aircraft clipped a power line and flipped over. Bach put his wrecked aircraft on a truck and shipped it to Ratte, owner of Recreational Mobility in Valkaria, Florida. Bach knew that Ratte was the man to rebuild the aircraft that he had named “Puff”.
An Historic Inn
In the heart of Downtown Sonora
and near Columbia Airport
We are located in historic downtown Sonora, a short walk to great shopping, wonderful restaurants and libations.
The Gunn House Hotel
286 S. Washington Street
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Patrick Michael Karnahan, has just completed an original oil painting of the California Rim Fire. Click on his oil painting to read the full story.
Ocean Ridge Airport Needs Help