Winnemucca Municipal Airport

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Winnemucca Municipal Airport
2008-07-12 Winnemucca Airport entrance sign at the end of Nevada State Route 796.jpg
Airport entrance and sign
Airport type Public
Owner City/County
Serves Winnemucca, Nevada
Location Humboldt County, Nevada
Elevation AMSL 4,308 ft / 1,313 m
Coordinates 40°53′48″N 117°48′21″W / 40.89667°N 117.80583°W / 40.89667; -117.80583Coordinates: 40°53′48″N 117°48′21″W / 40.89667°N 117.80583°W / 40.89667; -117.80583
Airport diagram
Airport diagram
WMC is located in Nevada
Location of airport in Nevada
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 7,000 2,134 Asphalt
2/20 4,800 1,463 Asphalt
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 25 8 Concrete
H2 25 8 Concrete
Statistics (2012)
Aircraft operations 25,575
Based aircraft 34

Winnemucca Municipal Airport (IATA: WMC[2]ICAO: KWMCFAA LID: WMC) is a public use airport located five nautical miles (9 km) southwest of the central business district of Winnemucca, a city in Humboldt County, Nevada, United States.[1] The airport is owned by the city and county.[1]

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

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Winnemucca Municipal Airport covers an area of 968 acres (392 ha) at an elevation of 4,308 feet (1,313 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways with asphalt surfaces: 14/32 is 7,000 by 100 feet (2,134 x 30 m) and 2/20 is 4,800 by 75 feet (1,463 x 23 m). It also has two helipads (H1 and H2) with concrete surfaces measuring 25 by 25 feet (8 x 8 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending June 30, 2012, the airport had 25,575 aircraft operations, an average of 70 per day: 94% general aviation, 6% air taxi, and <1% military. At that time there were 34 aircraft based at this airport: 94% single-engine and 6% multi-engine.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for WMC (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (WMC: Winnemucca)". International Air Transport Association. 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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