Sierra Blanca Regional Airport

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Sierra Blanca Regional Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Village of Ruidoso
Serves Ruidoso, New Mexico
Elevation AMSL 6,814 ft / 2,077 m
Coordinates 33°27′46″N 105°32′05″W / 33.46278°N 105.53472°W / 33.46278; -105.53472
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 8,099 2,469 Asphalt
12/30 6,500 1,981 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 7,002
Based aircraft 37

Sierra Blanca Regional Airport (IATA: RUIICAO: KSRRFAA LID: SRR) is a public use airport located 15 nautical miles (28 km) northeast of the central business district of Ruidoso, a village in Lincoln County, New Mexico, United States. It is owned by the Village of Ruidoso.[1] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, it is classified as a general aviation airport.[2]

New Mexico Airlines used to serve the Sierra Blanca Regional Airport but no longer does so.

Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned SRR by the FAA and RUI by the IATA.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Sierra Blanca Regional Airport covers an area of 1,665 acres (674 ha) at an elevation of 6,814 feet (2,077 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 6/24 is 8,099 by 100 feet (2,469 x 30 m) and 12/30 is 6,500 by 75 feet (1,981 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending March 31, 2009, the airport had 7,002 aircraft operations, an average of 19 per day: 83.6% general aviation, 11.5% air taxi, 3.5% scheduled commercial, and 1.4% military. At that time there were 37 aircraft based at this airport: 86.5% single-engine, 8.1% multi-engine, 2.7% jet and 2.7% helicopter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for SRR (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 8 April 2010.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 4 (PDF, 1.61 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  3. ^ "Ruidoso, New Mexico - Sierra Blanca Regional (IATA: RUI, ICAO: KSRR, FAA: SRR)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 20 May 2010. 

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