Amedee Army Airfield
Reno Army Air Base Auxiliary Flight Strip
|Owner||U.S. Army, ATCA-ASO|
|Location||Sierra Army Depot, near Herlong, California|
|Elevation AMSL||4,012 ft / 1,223 m|
Amedee Army Airfield (IATA: AHC, ICAO: KAHC, FAA LID: AHC) is a military use airport located nine nautical miles (17 km) north of the central business district of Herlong, in Lassen County, California, United States. It is owned by the United States Army and located at the Sierra Army Depot in the Honey Lake Valley, east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.
The airfield was built by the United States Army Air Forces about 1942, and was known as Reno Army Air Base Auxiliary Flight Strip. It was an emergency landing airfield for military aircraft on training flights. After World War II, the airfield was retained by the Army, and is used as part of the Sierra Army Depot. It was also known as Honey Lake Flight Strip.
- FAA Airport Form 5010 for AHC PDF. Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 3 June 2010.
- "Sierra Army Depot / Amedee Airfield". GlobalSecurity.org. Retrieved 23 June 2010.
- This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency.
- Shaw, Frederick J. (2004), Locating Air Force Base Sites History’s Legacy, Air Force History and Museums Program, United States Air Force, Washington DC, 2004.