Cable Airport is a non-towered public-use airport located two miles (3 km) northwest of the central business district of Upland, a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. It is privately owned by the Cable Land Company. It was founded in 1945 by Maude and Dewey Cable, who bought the land for $8,500. This is equivalent to $138,168 in 2022. The Cables divided the land, selling the northern portion for what the entire parcel had cost them. That parcel was developed into a quarry by Holliday Rock, which recently erected its national headquarters near the approach end of Runway 24. The first runway, 1-19, built by Dewey Cable himself, was 1,500 feet (460 m) long. It ran north–south, perpendicular to the prevailing winds, and had a steep gradient. The main runway, 6-24, was completed six months later. Unlike the first runway, it ran east–west (parallel to the wind, which is ideal), had a hard, flat surface, and by 1947 was 2,350 feet (720 m) long and 150 feet (46 m) wide.
Cable Commuter Airlines was a commuter air carrier operating de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter STOL capable turboprop aircraft that was initially based at the airport. In 1968, Cable Commuter Airlines was operating a hub at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with flights to such southern California destinations as Burbank, Colton, Inyokern, Ontario, Oxnard, Palmdale, Palm Springs, Santa Ana (Orange County Airport), Santa Barbara and Santa Maria as well as to Lake Havasu City in Arizona. Cable Commuter was acquired by Golden West Airlines, another southern California based commuter air carrier.
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- Office Model is not similar in real life. Impossible to make sharp slopes in this game and at the same time a smooth slope at the side