Alamo Landing Field
|Alamo Landing Field|
|IATA: none – ICAO: none – FAA LID: L92|
|Owner||U.S. Bureau of Land Management|
|Elevation AMSL||3,719 ft / 1,134 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
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. The airport is owned by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. It is the closest public-use airport to Groom Lake.
This airport was abandoned prior to 1959 and resumed service around 1994. It was also known as Pahranagat Airport.
Facilities and aircraft
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.