Alamo Landing Field

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Alamo Landing Field
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: L92
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner U.S. Bureau of Land Management
Serves Alamo, Nevada
Elevation AMSL 3,719 ft / 1,134 m
Coordinates 37°21′45″N 115°11′40″W / 37.36250°N 115.19444°W / 37.36250; -115.19444Coordinates: 37°21′45″N 115°11′40″W / 37.36250°N 115.19444°W / 37.36250; -115.19444
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 5,000 1,524 Dirt
15/33 2,500 762 Dirt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 230
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Alamo Landing Field (FAA LID: L92) is a public-use airport located 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) west of the central business district of Alamo, in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States.[1] The airport is owned by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.[1] It is the closest public-use airport to Groom Lake.

History[edit]

This airport was abandoned prior to 1959 and resumed service around 1994. It was also known as Pahranagat Airport.[citation needed]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Alamo Landing Field covers an area of 640 acres (260 ha) at an elevation of 640 ft (200 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways with dirt surfaces: 14/32 is 5,000 by 120 ft (1,524 by 37 m) and 15/33 is 2,500 by 70 ft (762 by 21 m). For the 12-month period ending January 31, 2007, the airport had 230 aircraft operations, an average of 19 per month: 87% military and 13% general aviation.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for L92 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-08-27.

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