Las Vegas Municipal Airport

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For the airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, see McCarran International Airport.

Coordinates: 35°39′15″N 105°08′33″W / 35.65417°N 105.14250°W / 35.65417; -105.14250

Las Vegas Municipal Airport
IATA: LVSICAO: KLVSFAA LID: LVS
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Las Vegas
Serves Las Vegas, New Mexico
Elevation AMSL 6,877 ft / 2,096 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 5,004 1,525 Asphalt
14/32 8,198 2,499 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 11,350
Based aircraft 14
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Las Vegas Municipal Airport (IATA: LVSICAO: KLVSFAA LID: LVS) is a city-owned public airport five miles (8 km) northeast of Las Vegas, in San Miguel County, New Mexico.[1]

Continental Airlines stopped there until around 1952, one DC-3 a day each way between Denver and Albuquerque, but LVS may not have seen an airliner since then.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Las Vegas Municipal Airport covers 1,300 acres (530 ha) and has two asphalt runways: 2/20 is 5,004 x 75 ft (1,525 x 23 m) and 14/32 is 8,198 x 75 ft (2,499 x 23 m).[1]

In the year ending April 11, 2006 the airport had 11,350 aircraft operations, average 31 per day: 97% general aviation and 3% military. 14 aircraft were then based at this airport: 86% single-engine, 7% multi-engine and 7% jet.[1]

In film[edit]

The airport appeared in the 2011 film Haywire.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for LVS (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-12-20
  2. ^ http://www.emanuellevy.com/comment/haywire-location-shooting/

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