|IATA: none – ICAO: none – FAA LID: 1L3|
|Owner||U.S. Bureau of Land Management|
|Elevation AMSL||3,413 ft / 1,040 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Searchlight Airport (FAA LID: 1L3) is a public use airport owned by the owned by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and located two nautical miles (4 km) south of Searchlight, in Clark County, Nevada, United States. The airport is approximately 70 miles (110 km) south of Las Vegas.
Facilities and aircraft
Searchlight Airport covers an area of 179 acres (72 ha) at an elevation of 3,413 feet (1,040 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,040 by 70 feet (1,536 x 21 m). It offers no services and is uncontrolled, unmanned, and unlighted. For the 12-month period ending January 31, 2011, the airport had 300 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 25 per month.
Searchlight Airport was featured in the 2010 video game Fallout: New Vegas, as a minor location that could be visited by the player.
- FAA Airport Master Record for 1L3 ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
- "Searchlight Airport". Clark County Department of Aviation. Archived from the original on February 24, 2004. Retrieved April 16, 2007.
- "Las Vegas community profile" (PDF). LasVegasNevada.gov. Archived from the original on March 15, 2007. Retrieved April 16, 2007.