Established in 1928, Van Nuys Airport is one of the busiest general aviation airports in the world. It is one of the four airports owned and operated by Los Angeles World Airports, which also includes Los Angeles International, Ontario International and Palmdale Regional. Van Nuys Airport serves various private, corporate and government aviation sectors. It features parallel runways, control towers, public observation areas, and helicopter pads and fire department center . Additionally, the airport runs an aviation mechanics school and features the Condor squadron aircraft, which was used in World War II. It serves as a home to numerous companies that provide aircraft repair, interior work and avionics services. The airport also maintains facilities for police, air ambulance, search and rescue, and news and media aircraft. It is located in Van Nuys, Calif.