Desert Rock Airport

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Desert Rock Airport
IATA: DRAICAO: KDRAFAA LID: NV65
Summary
Airport type United States Department of Energy/Nevada
Operator Mercury, Nevada
Location 3,314
Elevation AMSL 1,010 ft / 308 m
Coordinates 36°37′10″N 116°01′58″W / 36.61944°N 116.03278°W / 36.61944; -116.03278Coordinates: 36°37′10″N 116°01′58″W / 36.61944°N 116.03278°W / 36.61944; -116.03278
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 7,515 2,291 concrete

Desert Rock Airport is a private-use airport located three miles (5 km) southwest of the central business district of Mercury, in Nye County, Nevada, United States.[1] The airport is located on the Nevada Test Site and is owned by the United States Department of Energy.

History[edit]

The airfield is located on the site of the former Camp Desert Rock, a US Army facility.

Facilities[edit]

Desert Rock Airport covers 100 acres (40 ha) and has one runway:

  • Runway 2/20: 7515 x 100 ft (2291 x 30 m), Surface: Asphalt [2]

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