Jean Airport

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Jean Airport
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: ØL7
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Clark County
Operator Clark County Department of Aviation
Serves Jean, Nevada
Elevation AMSL 2,832 ft / 863 m
Coordinates 35°46′06″N 115°19′47″W / 35.76833°N 115.32972°W / 35.76833; -115.32972Coordinates: 35°46′06″N 115°19′47″W / 35.76833°N 115.32972°W / 35.76833; -115.32972
Map
ØL7 is located in Nevada
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Location of airport in Nevada
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2L/20R 4,600 1,402 Asphalt
2R/20L 3,700 1,128 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 20,000
Based aircraft 34
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Jean Airport (FAA LID: ØL7) is a public use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) south of Jean, a town in Clark County, Nevada, United States.[1] It is owned by Clark County[1] and operated by the Clark County Department of Aviation. Also known as Jean Sport Aviation Center,[2] it is mainly used for sports aviation like gliders and sky diving.

The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Jean Airport covers an area of 232 acres (94 ha) at an elevation of 2,832 feet (863 m) above mean sea level. It has two parallel runways with asphalt surfaces: 2L/20R is 4,600 by 75 feet (1,402 x 23 m) and 2R/20L is 3,700 by 60 feet (1,128 x 18 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending February 28, 2011, the airport had 20,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 54 per day. At that time there were 34 aircraft based at this airport: 47% single-engine, 35% glider, 9% multi-engine, and 9% ultralight.[1]

Popular culture[edit]

  • In the 2010 video game Fallout: New Vegas, Jean Airport is shown as a small tin shack dubbed "Jean Skydiving." It features an old airplane obviously used for skydiving.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for 0L7 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "Jean Sport Aviation Center". Clark County Department of Aviation. Retrieved June 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. 

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