Airport

Willits Municipal Airport

Ells Field (O28) is owned and operated by the City of Willits, California. It is known as the "Runway to the Redwoods and the Sea."

Located on the mountain plateau three miles northwest of the City of Willits, about 120 nautical miles north of San Francisco on Highway 101 at Highway 20.

A plane taking off from a runway.

Airport Details

  • Elevation: 2063 feet
  • Pattern: 1000 feet
  • Runway 2,995 feet by 75 feet asphalt
  • Safety: Three windsocks and a segmented circle
  • Runway 16: Primary takeoff, downslope, left pattern
  • Runway 34: Primary landing, upslope, right pattern
  • CTAF/Unicom: 122.8 mhz - runway lights and PAPI (3/5/7 clicks)
  • 24-hour self-service Phillips 66 100LL at $4.75/gal
  • Other amenities: Tiedowns ($5 per night), pay phone, camping pilot lounge and pilot pavilion

Services

Airport services include:

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), also known as "drones," are regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration, the agency in charge of regulating all U.S. airspace and aircraft.

RC models are not allowed to be operated on or within one mile of Willits Municipal Airport for safety and insurance reasons. Contact the Airport Manager before flying drones within 5 miles of Willits Municipal Airport.