Perkins Field

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Perkins Field
Overton Municipal Airport
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: UØ8
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Clark County
Operator Clark County Department of Aviation
Serves Overton, Nevada
Elevation AMSL 1,365 ft / 416 m
Coordinates 36°34′05″N 114°26′36″W / 36.56806°N 114.44333°W / 36.56806; -114.44333Coordinates: 36°34′05″N 114°26′36″W / 36.56806°N 114.44333°W / 36.56806; -114.44333
Map
UØ8 is located in Nevada
UØ8
UØ8
Location of airport in Nevada
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 4,811 1,466 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 5,200
Based aircraft 15

Perkins Field[1] (FAA LID: UØ8) is a public use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) north of the central business district of Overton, in Clark County, Nevada, United States.[1] Also known as Overton Municipal Airport,[citation needed] it is owned by Clark County[1] and operated by the Clark County Department of Aviation.[2] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility.[3]

History[edit]

The airport was originally built in 1947 as an emergency landing area for aircraft leaving Nellis Air Force Base. Perkins Field is named for two local men, Woodruff and Elwood Perkins, who were killed during World War I and World War II.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Perkins Field covers an area of 250 acres (101 ha) at an elevation of 1,365 feet (416 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 13/31 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,811 by 75 feet (1,466 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending January 31, 2011, the airport had 5,200 aircraft operations, an average of 14 per day, all general aviation. At that time there were 15 aircraft based at this airport: 80% single-engine, 13% multi-engine, and 7% ultralight.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f FAA Airport Master Record for U08 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "Overton - Perkins Field". Clark County Department of Aviation. Retrieved June 14, 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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