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Airport in the Sky

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Catalina Island's only airstrip is a bit of a challenge for your average amateur pilot. In a warning to first time visiting pilots, it is described as "landing on an aircraft carrier that is 1650ft  in the air." There is no regular passenger service to Catalina, but a DC3 lands here 6 days per week for mail and parcel delivery.

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A: Nature Center at airport in the sky

Фотограф: Carel Struycken, На расстоянии 10 метров отсюда

Nature Center at Airport-in-the-Sky The Catalina Island Conservancy's Nature Center at Airport-in-the...

Nature Center at airport in the sky

B: Restaurant terrace at Airport in the Sky

Фотограф: Carel Struycken, На расстоянии 30 метров отсюда

The restaurant at the airport is a favorite destination for islander and visitor alike. The souvenir ...

Restaurant terrace at Airport in the Sky

C: Bison herd on Catalina Island

Фотограф: Carel Struycken, На расстоянии 1.7 км отсюда

This group of three buffalos is not that easy to spot. Two are standing on a little dirt patch some 2...

Bison herd on Catalina Island

D: Stage Rd Botanical

Фотограф: Carel Struycken, На расстоянии 8.1 км отсюда

The only paved road outside of Avalon leads to the Airport in the Sky. Further on it becomes a dirt r...

Stage Rd Botanical

E: Stage Road Outlook

Фотограф: Carel Struycken, На расстоянии 9.0 км отсюда

Stage road winds out of Avalon with countless hairpins, until it finally gets to a backbone of the is...

Stage Road Outlook

F: Zane Grey Pueblo Hotel

Фотограф: Carel Struycken, На расстоянии 10.2 км отсюда

Zane Grey, the reknown Western author lived here and wrote many of his books while on the island. His...

Zane Grey Pueblo Hotel

G: Avalon Theatre in the Casino

Фотограф: Carel Struycken, На расстоянии 10.3 км отсюда

The Casino is Avalon's iconic building. Gambling never took place here, but in the Big band era the C...

Avalon Theatre in the Casino

H: The Green Pier - Catalina Island

Фотограф: Carel Struycken, На расстоянии 10.7 км отсюда

Another one of Avalon's treasures. This pier is where one boards the semi-submersible to watch Catali...

The Green Pier - Catalina Island

I: Garden to the Sky Trail

Фотограф: Allan Der, На расстоянии 10.8 км отсюда

The divide ontop of Catalina has a spectacular view of both sides of the island with a view of west s...

Garden to the Sky Trail

J: Catalina Express Landing

Фотограф: Carel Struycken, На расстоянии 10.9 км отсюда

The Catalina Express provides the main connection with the mainland, although there is also a helicop...

Catalina Express Landing

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