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The Nut Tree shopping center is an easy walk from this airport. The Nut Tree was, in the 40's and 50's, a rest stop half-way between San Francisco to Sacramento on U.S. 40. That was when U.S. 40 was a 2-lane road. The Nut Tree was a "Destination" that boasted its own airport. Nowadays, the Nut Tree is just another shopping mall surrounded by suburbia and the drive from S.F. to Sacramento takes an hour and a half on I-80. Even still, it is a good place to go if you're looking for an easy flight to something more than a just a restaurant.
This airport is about 10 nm S of KSAC. This is where the pilots flying out of KSAC (including me) go to practice touch-and-go's, emergency landings and so forth. It can be quite busy on VFR weekends.
The town of Columbia is a restore Gold Rush town and is a very short walk from the airport. Many restaurants and shops.
Need to be a little careful landing.. it's easy to come in too fast on final.